Thursday, 20 Sep 2018
Author: Roberta Fleming

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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The Psychology Behind Superstitions

The Psychology Behind Superstitions Luck underpants. Wearing red. Rabbit tails. Friday the 13th. 4 Leaf Clovers. Black Cats. What do all these things have in common? They are all superstitions that we either seek out, or try to avoid. Ever noticed that some hotels and apartment blocks don’t have a 13th floor? This just goes […]

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Sports History Trivia

Sports History Trivia So many sports and players have a long and illustrious history, so we’ve taken a look at some of the amazing trivia that’s amassed over the last century or so! The average golf ball has 336 dimples, and this number has remained the same for well over 50 years. If swimmer Michael […]

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A Brief History of Dice

A Brief History of Dice Dice have become synonymous with gambling games, and anyone who has ever played Craps or Sic Bo will tell you just how exciting it is watching the roll of them, and waiting to see if you’re a winner. But dice are not a new invention, and just like games of […]

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Weird and Wacky Gambling Superstitions

Weird and Wacky Gambling Superstitions We’ve covered loads of different gambling superstition for different games from all over the world, but one thing we haven’t done is looked at the truly weird an wacky ones that are out there. Wear a Phallus Around Your Neck Wait, what? Yes you read that right! In Thailand a […]

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Roulette Myths

Roulette Myths Roulette is a game of chance and all casino games of this type will definitely encourage people to try and beat the system using various so-called “strategies”. Sleeping Numbers The roulette wheel spins at random, there is nothing controlling it and the same can be said for the roulette ball.  Picking a roulette […]

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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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