What’s cee-lo, the Chinese language cube recreation that led to 4 deaths in Brooklyn?

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Cee-lo is a recreation of likelihood which traces its origins to China, the place it is called Sì-Wŭ-Liù, or “four-five-six.”

In America, the sport rolls out in neighbor alleys and stoops and often contains two or extra gamers.

Whereas there are numerous variations cee-lo, the sport usually options rolling three six-sided cube, with the winner developing with a most well-liked mixtures of numbers which might be decided beforehand.

Some rolls are thought of computerized wins, whereas others computerized losses — although nearly all of mixtures supply some variety of “factors” to the person participant.

Profitable mixtures fluctuate relying on the desire of gamers. Cee-lo gamers place their bets in a communal pot earlier than every roll.

In some variations of the sport, gamers compete in opposition to each other, whereas in variations, one participant is designated as a “banker” who all the opposite gamers compete in opposition to. The position of banker can rotate all through the sport.