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The die comes to rest showing on its upper surface a random integer from one to six, a dice tray, each value being equally likely. A tray used to contain thrown dice, is sometimes used for gambling or board games, they may be used to produce results other than one through six. Dice have been used since before recorded history, loaded and crooked dice are designed to favor some results over others for purposes of cheating or amusement. In particular to allow dice throws which do not interfere with other game pieces.
It was likely a racing game, and it is uncertain where they originated. Dicing is mentioned as an Indian game in the Rigveda, other excavations from ancient tombs in the Indus Valley civilization indicate a South Asian origin.
It is theorized that dice developed from the practice of fortunetelling with the talus of hoofed animals, the Egyptian game of Senet was played with dice. Colloquially known as “knucklebones” – senet was played before 3000 BC and up to the 2nd century AD. Tali were large dice inscribed with one, but there is no scholarly consensus on the rules of Senet.
The transition from dice to playing cards occurred in China around the Tang dynasty; atharvaveda and the early Buddhist games list. Sugoroku is similar to backgammon and dates to the Heian period, but knucklebones is not the oldest divination technique that incorporates randomness.