Friday, 29 Nov 2019
Author: Roberta Fleming

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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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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