As with most Elegant VIP created games, the minimum stake to play Fan Tan is fixed at a positively low 1.00 per game. Also typically, the maximum wager is fixed at 100.00 per play. Gamers can bet any figure in between the maximum and minimum wagers if they prefer.
There is a main square in the centre of the board, marked with the number 1-4. Once the bet is placed, a series of counters are revealed from the shaken cup. Players can bet on a series of numbers, corners, or the entire number of buttons in the cup. Betting is complicated, and so practice is needed. Like all number prediction games, if the player’s bet is right they win. If not, the player loses.