And the rules were made by M.C. Escher.
See, those rubber pyramids along the edges are supposed to send the dice flying all over the place, so that any fancy dice-throwing technique you come up with will do nothing but give you a sad, pathetic illusion of control. Unless, that is, you're someone like Dominic "The Dominator" LoRiggio.
He claims to have cracked dice physics in such a way as to command the result of a dice throw, rubber pyramids or not. For the low low price of $149.50, he'll teach you how to do it. Or, you can just continue reading this article for free, because we're about to tell you. Basically, in craps, you mostly want to avoid rolling a seven. The longer you can go without rolling seven, the more money you make. Dominator's technique involves holding the dice like this, so no two sides add up to seven:
These two sides add up to six dots, which the boys in the lab tell us is less than seven.
And then throwing them in this specific way: