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Dominoes Glossary

Dominoes Glossary
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Classic Domino Game

The traditional game, also called Double Six or Draw Game, is played with a double six set or a double nine set. The dominoes are shuffled face down and each player automatically receives the correspondent number of dominoes, placing the remaining bones in the bone yard.

When learning a new game you usually come across various terms, glossary, expressions and phrases that are unfamiliar to you. Dominoes is a game that has its own unique jargon, which has developed since the game was first introduced. The terms and slang below appear commonly in domino rules and strategy.


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