hist-games: Quiunto

BCSEnt bcsent at texas.net
Mon Aug 27 08:51:33 PDT 2001


Let's try again... from a different address-- I don't always remember which
url I sign up with :-)
>
> A web customer from Australia is asking us about an old dice game that I
> don't know about. So, I thought I'd forward his query to this list in
hopes
> of someone else answering him. I have a modern compendium which mentions
> Quince (Fifteen, Ace Low, or Cans) that is a black jack variant. Wonder if
> it is related? I'll be interested in your responses, too!
>
> Thanks--
> Beka Clark-Smith
> Great Hall Games, Austin, Texas
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Glenn Barry" <gbarry at sydney.net>
> To: <info at greathallgames.com
>
> > Also have you every heard of a Spanish 5 dice game called quino or
> > quinto.
> >
> > Mentioned in 1843 = quino - J F Cooper 'Ned Myers'  "I commenced
> > operations by purchasing shares in a dice board, a vingt-et-un table and
> > a quino table."
> >
> > Any idea what a a 'quino' table might be?
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Glenn Barry



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