Is Yahtzee a Swedish game?
Yatzy is a dice game similar to Yacht and Yahtzee. It is related to the Latin American game Generala and the English game of poker dice. Yatzy is most popular in the Scandinavian countries and Finland.
Where did the phrase Yahtzee come from?
Etymology. Trademarked by the Milton Bradley Company in 1956, as an alteration of “Yatzie”, derived from yacht (see Yacht (dice game)).
How many points is a Yahtzee?
Yahtzee: 50 points provided all five dice have the same value; zero otherwise.