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Quick Fact – Chinese Dice Peculiarities

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Chinese dice differ from traditional dice in two ways:

• The spots for numbers 1 and 4 are painted red.
• The number 1 spot is larger and more deeply etched than all others.

Anyone know why?


Photo from Pond5: “Chopsticks and Dice on White Background” by olinchuk

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