Pai Gow borrows from an ancient Chinese game which used dominoes to achieve winning stacks of two and three. The casino version uses cards in place of dominoes, but the rules and aims remain. Winning happens by having both hands being superior to those of the dealer. This requires considerable skill and strategy.
Cyprus is home to the world's richest beaches overlooking a brilliant sea as well as some historical remnants such as St Hilarion Castle. As one of the few countries in thee world with legal gambling available, its residents do take advantage of this and have stretched the number of legal gambling casinos to 15.