Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019
Author: Roberta Fleming

The Biggest Slots Myths & Rumours Debunked

Since it first appeared in civilisation as a pastime, gambling has always been surrounded by a variety of weird and wonderful superstitions and myths. Some of them are believable and some are less so, but nevertheless, most of them have persisted for decades – or even centuries – among gamblers, opponents, and even governmental departments! […]

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A History Of Gambling in Europe

Gambling has become one of the most popular pastimes throughout modern-day Europe. From some of the best casinos in the world, such as the Monte-Carlo, to national lotteries, gambling is popular and widespread, and has been gaining more traction with every passing year. But Europe isn’t a single nation, and is instead made up of […]

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How Ancient Egyptians Enjoyed Gambling

Gambling in ancient cultures was quite different to the offerings we can experience at modern racing betting sites today. However, despite the fact that these people did not have online casinos and sleek smartphones on which to play, they still definitely enjoyed placing wagers in various forms. Interestingly, some of history’s most legendary ancient cultures […]

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History of Olympic Swimming

It is thought that swimming goes back to 2500BC. The Ancient Egyptians it we said to have to swum in the Nile, and the Greeks and Romans used to swim as part of their training. Swimming began during the middle of the 19th century and the first swimming organisation was established in 1837. As with […]

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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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