## How do you play shut the box on paper?

Shut the Box

- Write the numbers 1 through 9 in a horizontal row on the paper.
- Player 1 rolls the dice and calculates the sum of the two numbers.
- If the numbers 7, 8 and 9 are all covered, player 1 may choose to roll one or two dice.

**What is the object of Shut the Box game?**

The object of the game is to shut, or lower, as many number tiles as possible during your turn.

**Can you use 3 numbers in Shut the Box?**

Shut the Box can be played by any number of players although it is most enjoyable with two, three or four.

### How do you bet on Shut the Box?

In English pubs, Shut the Box is traditionally played as a gambling game. Each player deposits an agreed amount of money into a pool at the beginning of the game, and the winner of the game collects the money in pool at the end of the game and in some cases the box as well.

**Is Shut the Box Fun?**

Shut the Box can be played by any number of players although it is most enjoyable with two, three or four. Some people even play the game solo as a pastime akin to patience.

**How do you play 4 player Shut the Box?**

Players can challenge each other for the lowest score. Flip down all the tiles and you’ve Shut-the-Box! With 4-Way Play, everyone rolls their dice at the same time, flipping down the matching tiles. When no one can flip any more numbers, the person with the lowest score (least not flipped) wins the game!

## Can you put 3 down in Shut the Box?

**Is Shut the Box a drinking game?**

Shut the box drinking game In the old days in pubs, Shut the Box was often played as a gambling game, where each player put an equal amount of money into the pot at the beginning of a round. If or when a player shuts all the boxes in his turn, he wins the pot.

**What are the rules for shut the box?**

Shut The Box Variations The standard Shut The Box game is played with numbers 1 through 9, but some boxes use 1-10 or 1-12. Gameplay is the same with the larger sets. If you don’t have a box, you can write the numbers on a piece of paper, then use a coins or poker chips to cover the numbers during the game.

### What are the rules of close the box?

After every player has taken a turn, the player with the lowest score wins. If a player succeeds in closing all of the numbers, he or she is said to have “Shut the Box” – the player wins immediately and the game is over. Traditional pub play. In English pubs, Shut the Box is traditionally played as a gambling game.

**How to play shut the box?**

Here are detailed Shut the Box game rules: Each player starts their turn by rolling the dice. The player then adds up the dots facing up on the dice. The player may then choose any combination that makes up the number shown by the dice and covers the number spaces accordingly.

**What is the game shut the box?**

Shut the box (also called canoga, batten down the hatches or trick-track) is a game of dice for one or more players, commonly played in a group of two to four for stakes.