FanTan 1.13


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Fan-Tan, or fantan (simplified Chinese: 番摊; traditional Chinese: 番攤; pinyin: fāntān, literally "repeated divisions") is a form of gambling game long played in China. It has similarities to roulette.
History
Fan-tan is no longer as popular as it once was, having been replaced by modern casino games, and other traditional Chinese games such as Mah Jong and Pai Gow. However, it was once a favorite pastime of the Chinese in America. Jacob Riis, in his famous book about the underbelly of New York, How the Other Half Lives (1890), wrote of entering a Chinatown fan-tan parlor: "At the first foot-fall of leather soles on the steps the hum of talk ceases, and the group of celestials, crouching over their game of fan tan, stop playing and watch the comer with ugly looks. Fan tan is their ruling passion."
San Francisco's large Chinatown was also home to dozens of fan-tan houses in the 19th century. The city's former police commissioner Jesse B. Cook wrote that in 1889 Chinatown had 50 fan-tan games, and that "in the 50 fan tan gambling houses the tables numbered from one to 24, according to the size of the room."
Fan-tan is still played at some Macau casinos.
The game
A square is marked in the centre of an ordinary table, or a square piece of metal is laid on it, the sides being marked 1, 2, 3 and 4. The banker puts on the table a double handful of small buttons, beads, coins, dried beans, or similar articles, which he covers with a metal bowl, or "tan koi".
The players then bet on the numbers, setting their stakes on the side of the square which bears the number selected. Players can also bet on the corners, for example between No. 2 and No. 3. When all bets are placed, the bowl is removed and the "tan kun", or croupier, uses a small bamboo stick to remove the buttons from the heap, four at a time, until the final batch is reached. If it contains four buttons, the backer of No. 4 wins; if three, the backer of No. 3 wins; if two, the backer of No. 2 wins and if one the backer of No. 1 wins.

FanTan is a free software application from the Casino & Gambling subcategory, part of the Games & Entertainment category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2016-08-12. The program can be installed on Android.

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Publisher Casino BlackJack Roulette Slot Poker Game Studio
Released Date 2016-08-12
Languages English

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Category Games & Entertainment
Subcategory Casino & Gambling

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Operating systems android

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License model Free
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Here you can find the changelog of FanTan since it was posted on our website on 2017-01-01. The latest version is 1.13 and it was updated on soft112.com on 2017-06-29. See below the changes in each version:

version 1.13

posted on 2016-08-12






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Release Date: 2016-08-12
Publisher: Casino BlackJack Roulette Slot Poker Game Studio
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