Pai GowPai Gow
(牌九) is a Chinese gambling game
. It is played with the Chinese dominoes
tile set. The game is played in underground casinos
in most Chinese communities. It is played openly in major casinos in Las Vegas
, Atlantic City
, in many California cardrooms and some Australian casinos.
The name "Pai Gow" is sometimes used to refer to a card game called Pai Gow Poker (or Double Hand Poker), also popular in Nevada and California, and which is loosely based on the Chinese game.
See also: Tien Gow, Gwat Pai, Che Deng