Roll The Hard Six means: You have to not only be fortunate in reaching the desired outcome but also avoid making the wrong decisions along the way. This requires a level of complexity and layers of contingency to be successful. Hard 6 Hard 8, the longest Craps odds, 9 to 1, are based upon more than one roll of the dice and avoiding combinations 6 or 8. (in Community Dictionary, added by Miley Ritter)
What else does Roll The Hard Six mean?
- V. A combination of intense skill and luck to achieve something. This expression was first used by CommanderAdmiral Williams Adama during the television series Battlestar Galactica (2004). (in Community Dictionary, added by Jaylee Skinner)
- This is a high-risk, high-reward operation. This phrase comes from craps, where you can get a hard six by rolling three dice on six-sided dice. A hard six is a roll with a chance of 3 while a regular six can be rolled by rolling 6+6. The payoff for a hard six is 7 to 1, while a regular six only pays 7 to 6. This phrase was used in Battlestar Galactica by CommanderAdmiral William Adama. (in Community Dictionary, added by Marciano Blanco)