Description: Types of games practiced. Following Roberts, only games with an outcome, i.e., a winner and a loser, are treated.
|1||No games of any of the three types|
|2||Games of physical skill only, whether or not they may also involve incidental elements of chance or strategy, e.g., foot racing, wrestling, the hoop-and-pole game|
|3||Games of chance only, with no significant element of either physical skill or strategy involved, e.g., dice games|
|4||Games of physical skill and of chance both present|
|5||Games of strategy only, involving no significant element of physical skill, e.g., chess, go, poker. Whether or not an element of chance is also involved is considered irrelevant|
|6||Games of physical skill and of strategy present, but not games of chance|
|7||Games of chance and of strategy present, but not games of physical skill|
|8||Games of all three types present|
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|2||Physical skill only||106|
|4||Physical skill and chance||5|
|6||Strategy and physical skill||39|
|7||Strategy and chance||0|
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