Advantage Yahtzee

The code has been broken and an optimal strategy is now available for playing Yahtzee!

Buried within Yahtzee is a mathematical puzzle so complex that this seemingly simple game had long been considered unsolvable by the mathematical world.

Advantage Yahtzee shows you how to improve your results with a powerful score-enhancing strategy—based on the best possible way to play—that’s been simplified for easy recall and use. Beat your friends, your kids, and anyone else who doesn’t play according to the Advantage Yahtzee strategy.

Also included in Advantage Yahtzee:

  • Special “Yahtzee Advantage Play” tip boxes that take you step-by-step through the important points.
  • A strategy for maximizing results against other players.
  • A unique distribution breakdown that lets you compare your scores with the universe of possible scores to see how well you’ve done.

About the Author: Olaf Vancura, Ph.D.

Title: Advantage Yahtzee Sub Title: N/A Author: Olaf Vancura, Ph.D.
Pub date: October, 2001 ISBN: 0-929712-04-8 Retail price: $6.95US
Format: Trade Paper Trim size: 4.25 in. x 6.75 in. Page count: 151

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