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When I was a kid, we played a game where you bet a lot. There was a central compnenet that was a 'shaker' that contained 5 dice. You shook them in the circular part then let them drop into the 'handle', and then laid it on the board.

I remember the space that said "Great shakes, it's a sweepstakes, EVERYONE participates", and, so, you had to 'bet' chips on how the shaker would look at the end.

What's the name of this game?

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It could be Gambler from Parker Brothers.
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We played the heck out of that game when we were kids.
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I think that the first reply had it.
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