# Bac Bo

## Introduction

Football Studio Dice is a simple dice game by Evolution Gaming, a provider of live dealer games for Internet casinos. It is very similar to Evolution's game Football Studio Dice.

## Rules

1. The uses four ordinary six-sided dice, two for the Player side and two for the Banker side.
2. The player may bet on the side that ultimately has the higher total between their two dice — Player, Banker or a Tie.
3. Winning bets on Player and Banker pay even money. In the event of a tie, both sides lose 10% of their bet.
4. The Tie bet pays 7 to 1 on ties of a total of 11 or less. A 12-12 tie pays 79 to 1.

## Analysis

The following table shows my analysis of the Player and Banker bets. The lower right cell shows a house edge of 1.13%.

### Player/Banker Analysis

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Win 1 575 0.443673 0.443673
Tie -0.1 146 0.112654 -0.011265
Loss -1 575 0.443673 -0.443673
Total   1296 1.000000 -0.011265

The following table shows my analysis of the Tie bet. Wins have been converted to a "to one" basis. The lower right cell shows a house edge of 4.48%.

### Tie Analysis

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
2 or 12 tie 88 2 0.001543 0.135802
3 or 11 tie 25 8 0.006173 0.154321
4 or 10 tie 10 18 0.013889 0.138889
5 or 9 tie 6 32 0.024691 0.148148
6, 7, or 8 tie 4 86 0.066358 0.265432
No tie -1 1150 0.887346 -0.887346
Total   1296 1.000000 -0.044753