Two-up (game)

The Australian Oxford Dictionary defines two-up (or swy) as "a gambling game in which coins are spun in the air and bets placed on a showing of two heads or two tails".

Two-up at Adelaide River, Northern Territory

Adelaide River, Northern Territory, 1943. Two-up games conducted to raise money for the prisoner-of-war fund.  AWM 057097

Two-up at Ypres 1917

Ypres, 1917. Australian soldiers playing two-up.  AWM E01199

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Last updated: 09/06/2017