A Brief History Of Playing Cards

A Brief History Of Playing Cards Playing cards have remained unchanged for hundreds of years but they had their origins stretch back almost a thousand years. Let’s look at the journey they have taken through time and geographical locations. An Early Start In Asia It is widely believed that card games originated in China, as […]

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 […]

History of The Monte Carlo Casino

History of The Monte Carlo Casino Almost everyone who has ever gambled in a casino, or knows anything about casinos has heard of the Monte Carlo in Monaco. Known as the world’s premier casino destination, the beautiful old gaming hall has a long and interesting history worthy of its worldly reputation. Inception And Original Idea […]

The Evolution of Roulette

The Origins and Evolution of Roulette  Roulette is without a doubt one of the most popular casino games amongst both land based and online players, and once you’ve placed your first bet it’s easy to understand why! While most will be intimately familiar with the iconic roulette wheel which contains the numbers 1-36 in the […]

The History of Gambling in Australia

It is estimated that 80% of the Australian population participates in gambling in one form or another, and with numbers as high as this it’s obvious that gambling has a long and well-established history in the country. In fact, it’s the highest rate of gambling in the world! With this in mind we’ve put together […]

A Brief History of Gambling in NZ and Oz

Australia and New Zealand may in close proximity and have many similarities but they are still two different countries with some differences when it comes to gambling laws and such. Gambling first came to Australia over 100 hundred years ago with European settlers. At first it was betting on horse racing, then lotteries came about, […]

The Untold History Of Blackjack

When it comes to the history of any one particular subject there are a lot of theories floating about as to how and why the idea was born. We can dissect books and look back through the ages for answers, however I really do believe that anything’s history is intertwined with another’s, meaning that one […]