Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019

The Definitive History of Roulette

The true origins of roulette can best be described as shrouded in mystery. While it’s known that the game was first devised in 18th century France, how and why the game was created remains a mystery to many. Named after a French word meaning “little wheel”, once the game of roulette was created its popularity […]

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A Gentleman’s Game: The History of Cricket

A Gentleman’s Game: The History of Cricket With a known history beginning in the late 16th century, the sport of cricket originated in south-east England, becoming the national sport of the country in the 18th century and later developed globally to become the 2nd most popular spectator sport after association football.

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History of Ice Skating

History of Ice Skating Ice Skating is both a sport and a recreational activity and involves gliding across an ice surface using ice skates.  Two sports have come out of ice-skating and they are figure skating and speed skating. Figure skating is a performance of jumps, spins and dance while speed skating is racing on […]

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The History of Horse Racing

A Brief History of Horse Racing Today, horse racing is just another part of a massive global sporting spectrum. But what sets it apart from most other sports is its age – it’s one of the oldest in the world, and can be traced back thousands of years. 

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The World’s Four Oldest Casinos

The World’s Four Oldest Casinos Human beings have been gambling for as long as there has been recorded history, and it’s a pastime that we’ve kept alive and well for thousands of years. Today, the gambling industry is one of the biggest in the world, with billions of fans spread across every continent. And while […]

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History of Cycling

History of Cycling Cycling has evolved over the years from being an item only the rich could afford, to an everyday mode of transport and something that features heavily in Australian sports betting.  Bicycles have also evolved over the years from wooden bikes to what we have to day.  During this time cycling has become […]

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The Top Sports Myths People Believe

The Top Sports Myths People Believe As is the case with most industries, there are many myths in the world of sports. These beliefs can be described as things that we all consider to be true even when the available evidence suggests the direct opposite. Here are some of the most commonly believed. False Belief […]

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History of Baseball

History of Baseball The origins of Baseball are uncertain.  There seems to be some traces of a game that was played using a ball and bat in Ancient Egypt around 2000 years ago and a display of this can be seen at the British Museum. There were games played that were similar to Baseball in […]

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Gambling in Ancient Rome

The History of Gambling Today, gambling is a part of our every day lives, even for those that don’t directly take part in the pastime. From national lotteries to sprawling, 5 star casinos, gambling has become a staple of the modern age, and it would be understandable if you believed that gambling and sports betting […]

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Superstitions Related to Numbers

Superstitions Related to Numbers Superstitions related to numbers are largely viewed as tall tales invented by desperate bettors, but there are some that impact almost every area of our lives, and have moved far beyond the world of gambling. Whether inspired by legends of ancient cultures or stories from the bible, the properties of luck […]

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