Monday, 21 May 2018

Las Vegas Gambling History

A Brief History of Las Vegas Casinos When gambling was first made legal in 1931 in Las Vegas, few could’ve predicted just how popular the city would become for its casinos. Today, there are over 250 casinos in Las Vegas and 15 of the 25 largest hotels in the world – based on room count […]

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Famous Athletes From The Ancient World

Famous Athletes From The Ancient World When we look at the sports of today, it’s not hard to find an athlete that hasn’t become world-famous. In an age where globalisation allows us to follow the news on every sport that takes place on any given day, it’s no surprise that there plenty of sports stars […]

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A Brief Timeline of Soccer History

A Brief Timeline of Soccer History Even though soccer is the most played and most watched sport in the world, there is no precise time and place that can be pinpointed as it’s exact origins. Judging by the timeline below, it would seem that soccer developed through the ages based on the games local people […]

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A Brief History of Tennis

A Brief History of Tennis from Jeu de Paume To Today Dating as far back as the 12th century, tennis evolved from the game of jeu de paume which was played by many ancient civilisations including the Greeks and Romans. With bare hands, players would hit the ball to one another, and rackets were only […]

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Poker Superstitions

Superstition in Poker Poker is a game of skill, which means that poker players can influence the outcome of their hands using skill and various strategies.  But luck also plays a part in all casino games, even skill based games.  Even professional poker players have bad days when they say the cards are “cold”.  Many […]

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Ridiculous Sports Myths People Actually Believe

Ridiculous Sports Myths People Actually Believe From Greek and Roman Gods, to stories of shootouts in the Wild West, there are many stories that have been carried through the ages passed off as truth, when in fact they are just myths and legends. However, this doesn’t stop many people from believing them. Myths hold a […]

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Earliest Origins of Gambling

The Earliest Recorded History of Gambling Today, gambling is among the biggest pastime industries in the world. All across the globe, billions of people partake in different forms of gambling, and it’s difficult to imagine a world where gambling isn’t an every day activity. This wasn’t always the case, however, and although gambling has been […]

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Online Gambling: Biggest Pokies Wins

Online Gambling: Biggest Pokies Wins Spinning the reels of your top pokies pick must have had you thinking -at least once, if not every time- that maybe this game would be the one to reward you with a life-changing win. Thanks to pokies being based purely on luck, unlike casino games like real money blackjack, […]

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The History of Bingo

Bingo – The Game We All Know and Love Bingo has become a casino favourite around the world, which is surprising when we take the time to look at how it started, and how it evolved into the game we know today. Bingo has always held a certain popularity, but the demographics of that popularity […]

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Good Luck Superstitions From Around The World

Strange Good Luck Rituals From Around The World Superstition and gambling has gone hand-in-hand since the dawn of civilisation, as we know it. The nature of gambling is often based on chance, and for many, chance is directly related to luck. And for those many, luck is a tangible force that can be manipulated in […]

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