"is like Russian roulette"

Russian roulette is a game of chance, supposedly originating from Russia, in which a participant places a bullet in a revolver, spins the cylinder, raises the revolver and pulls the trigger, with a 1/6th chance of being shot. A Kentucky, USA survey reported that 80% of Russian roulette victims were white, all were male, the average age was 25 and alcohol played a larger role than other cases of suicide by shooting. Famous participants of Russian roulette include Graham Greene and Malcolm X.