Tips, strategies, and ways to play Bunco

Find a fun new Bunco strategy, get Bunco party ideas, and discover unique ways to play your favorite classic dice game

Can you play Bunco or other dice games with 10- or 12-sided dice? You bet — here's how
"You can play more than D&D with those 10- or 12-sided dice. Check out these game rules for Bunco with up to double the scoring."

Here are special Bunco rules for 2 players
"Here are modified rules and special considerations you can make to play Bunco with one or two other people instead of the traditional 12."

Is Bunco gambling in the US? Yes, but not likely — unless you're playing for real money. Sort of.
"Is Bunco legal in the US? You bet! But if you’re hosting a Bunco night for a group or fundraiser, you might need a license."

Ready to set a Bunco world record? You’ll need 1,600 people to beat the most Bunco players at once.
"The unlikely connection between Bunco, Oprah, and a Guinness World Record in Tulsa."

The ultimate guide to hosting a Bunco ladies' night
"Hosting a Bunco ladies night is easy with this ultimate guide for hosts. Don’t miss anything with this checklist."

3 types of games to fight depression and loneliness
"Immersive games, addictive games, and social games are not treated equally. If you’re looking for games to fight anxiety, depression, and loneliness, read more here."

New Year’s Bunco party ideas (including resolutions, songs, food, and more)
"Throwing a Bunco party night this New Year’s Eve? We’ve got the Internet’s best ideas for food, music, and more."

Christmas game ideas for families with kids that are quick, easy, and fun
"Keep the kids busy around Christmas making and playing festive game ideas based on the dice and domino games you know and love."

Try your luck in this classic AI Bunco game
"The best online Bunco and dice games use AI players available on-demand that go beyond mere random number generators. Here’s how."

What are some more advanced dice games worth playing? Here are 7 of the best.
"Looking for a dice game that’s a little more stimulating and challenging? Here are 7 straightforward ideas."

Is it “Bunco” or “Bunko,” and what’s the meaning and history between the spellings of the popular dice game?
"Bunco’s origins are hard to pin, but it’s likely American, from about 1900-1930, and has a word derived from medieval times."

Here's an online dice game you can play with real dice
"Want to play Bunco with real dice but don’t have anyone around to play with? Or want to introduce your kids to a classic dice game but want to get away from a screen? Here’s how."

A free Bunco alternative to Online Dice Free
"A comparative analysis and a free alternative to an Online Dice game."

How to host and what to bring to a bunco party
"Hosting a bunco night or girl’s night with this classic dice game is more fun with these great party planning ideas."

The best one-player dice games
"If you have a few dice and a piece of paper, check out these solo dice games (and a favorite electronic one) to pass the time. All you need is yourself."

Try these fun and simple dice games for two or three players
"Got a piece of paper and some dice? Then you’ve got all you need for fun and easy dice games."

What's proper Bunco etiquette? Here's how to play Bunco like a professional
"Hosting a Bunco game? Playing with others? Know these rules of Bunco etiquette for a great, fun social game night."

Fun and healthy wellness game ideas for older adults and seniors
"There are dozens of interesting ways to keep your mind, body, and spirit active as we age. Here are some different ways that go beyond bingo and shuffleboard."

Here's how to play Bunco with money and really raise the stakes
"Add something extra to your Bunco party with cash prizes and winnings. Here’s how to play Bunco with real money."

Shake up game night with these 6 Bunco house rule variations
"Bunco is fun, but Bunco with house rules and variations can make it more fun. Here are 6 rules plus variations to try."

Use these printable bunco score sheets at your next game night
"Get your Bunco party started with these free, printable Bunco score sheets. Comes four-to-a-page and easy on the ink."

The ultimate guide to Bunco scoring and score keeping
"Bunco scoring works based on a few rules. Here are all the examples you’ll encounter in a game."

Here's how the bunco dice game led to Bunco Squads and a social revolution
"How did a seemingly simple dice game come to symbolize scams and fraud? Bunco’s 150 year history is as full of terms as the game."