Optimal Play of the Dice Game Pig

@inproceedings{Neller2004OptimalPO,
  title={Optimal Play of the Dice Game Pig},
  author={Todd W. Neller and Clifton G. M. Presser},
  year={2004}
}
The object of the jeopardy dice game Pig is to be the first player to reach 100 points. Each player's turn consists of repeatedly rolling a die. After each roll, the player is faced with two choices: roll again, or hold (decline to roll again). • If the player rolls a 1, the player scores nothing and it becomes the opponent's turn. • If the player rolls a number other than 1, the number is added to the player's turn total and the player's turn continues. • If the player holds, the turn total… CONTINUE READING
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