Thursday, 19 Apr 2018
Author: Roberta Fleming

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Brief History of Boxing

The History of Boxing This epic and often brutal one on one sport is often considered the most male sport you can get (never mind that a large amount of females boxers are making inroads into this sport in the modern age). With the earliest known representation of boxing shown on a Sumerian relief from […]

A Definitive History of Basketball

The game of basketball was invented in 1891 by Canadian physical education instructor James Naismith as a less injury-prone alternative to football, in Springfield, Massachusetts, in the United States. The original game was played using peach baskets and a soccer style ball and only had 13 rules which were to abided by at all times. […]

A Brief History of the Word Casino

A Brief History of the Word Casino The term casino in the context of a place of gambling has only come into use relatively recently. Before then places where people got together for games of chance could possibly have existed under a variety of names. Humanity generally underestimates past cultures when it comes to how […]