In dice games snake eyes is when you roll two 1s. This can be on any type of die but it’s most commonly used in reference to two six-sided dice also called “dice.”
When you roll snake eyes you usually lose your turn or your bet. In some games like craps snake eyes is a very bad roll and you can lose a lot of money if you bet on it. In other games like Monopoly snake eyes just means you go to jail.
The term “snake eyes” is thought to come from the fact that 1s look like eyes and when you have two of them it looks like a snake.
What does snake eyes mean in dice?
When two dice are rolled and both come up showing one pip it is called “snake eyes.