Terms that Start with “H” Letter
There are - 22 - terms.
Half a Roll
A pip counting method devised by Douglas Zare. See this post and this article.
An artificial advantage given to a weaker player in an effort to equalize the chances of winning. Some popular handicaps are: (a) the weaker player gets to go first; (b) once during the game the weaker player gets to reroll if he doesn't like his roll; (c) the weaker player gets to start the game owning the cube; (d) the weaker player gets to start the game with a strong roll such as 5-3, 4-2, 6-5, or 3-1.
A play which exposes blots for the purpose of recirculating the player's checkers; also known as a suicide play.
One player against another player for money.
A point (1) with more than three checkers on it.
A side bet between two players prior to competing in the final rounds of a tournament designed to protect the loser from going away empty handed. For example, two players competing for a $10,000 prize might agree beforehand that the winner will pay the loser $2,500. See this thread.