Pai Gow is a traditional Chinese game, which is played with Chinese domino pieces. The game is based on making pairs or structures with the game pieces, and optimally combining the numeric values. Players must predict which combination of values is the most likely to beat the dealer, and numeric ability is needed.
Iraq has been traditionally an intellectual center of the Middle East, and despite the tumult of the war, it has kept its cultural life intact. All forms of gambling are illegal, and the ban is very strictly enforced. Global online and mobile online gambling platforms are actively blocked, and locals have few alternatives to play.