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A tongo wheel.

Tongo was a Ferengi game of chance involving playing cards and a roulette-like wheel. (DS9 episode: "Playing God")

History and specifics

A tongo board.

Tongo cards.

A number of tongo parlors existed on Ferenginar, including Geln's Tongo Parlor. (DS9 - Worlds of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel: Ferenginar: Satisfaction is Not Guaranteed)

It was also one of several games one could play at Quark's. (DS9 episodes: "Rules of Acquisition", "Playing God", "Change of Heart")

Jadzia Dax was a highly successful tongo player and made a lot of money playing at Quark's. To her misfortune she was less successful in her weekend wrestling matches against Benjamin Sisko where she lost most of her tongo amassed riches. (DS9 novel: Avatar, Book One)

William T. Riker was also a skilled tongo player, and had made a considerable sum during his visits to Quark's. (TNG - Slings and Arrows eBook: A Weary Life)

In the mirror universe, Pol Straken claimed that his brother had accumulated gambling debts from tongo on Elvok Nor. As two Nausicaans were allegedly going to break his brother's legs, Straken used this as a justification for betraying the Klingon-Cardassian Alliance. (DS9 - Shards and Shadows short story: "Family Matters")

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