Sic bo (or dai siu) casino game

A Sic bo table with a simiilar layout as the one used in SkyFall.
A Sic bo table with a simiilar layout as the one used in SkyFall.
photo © United Artists, Danjaq LLC
The table in SkyFall
photo © United Artists, Danjaq LLC

James Bond knows his casino games, and in SkyFall (2012) he has no problem playing a game of sic bo at the Floating Dragon Casino in Macau.

In sic bo (骰寶), also known as tai sai (大細), dai siu (大小), big and small or hi-lo, the player tries to predict the outcome of three dice that are shaken in a (mechanical) shaker. This game is particularly popular in Asia and widely played (as dai siu) in casinos in Macau.

Bond receives some chips from the house, and walks over to the Sic bo table where he places a few games while talking to Severine. The casino chips used by Bond are made by Cartamundi. Unfortunately, we don't see Bond play much of the game as he retreats quickly to the bar for a drink with Severine.

The Floating Dragon Casino is a fictional casino, but it was probably inspired by a floating casino that existed for many years in Macau.

Product Code: 
ca008

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