Monday, 21 May 2018

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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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A Guide To Chinese Casino Superstitions

Chinese Superstitions in the Casino World Gambling is sometimes referred to as a strategy game, while others refer to it as a matter of chance, but, for the most part, it is a good idea to know that you need to be cautious whenever you enjoy it. For this reason, it is not a rare […]

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The History of Rugby

Origins of The Game of Rugby There are hundreds, if not thousands of different sports that are played around the world. The range of games includes something small involving just two people, to large team-based sports that can encompass dozens of players at once. Despite all these sports being played across the world, there are […]

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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 […]

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Most Haunted Casinos In The World

Casinos and Their “Other” Clientele Casinos around the world are known for their high energy, both emotional and electrical. Many, many people traipse through their doors every night in the hopes of striking it rich playing real money pokies, or maybe just to have a good time. Over the years a number of those people […]

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How Did Poker Become So Popular

The Origins of The Game of Poker Visit any casino or watch any film or piece of media related to gambling, and without a doubt, someone will mention or play poker at some point. Poker has become one of the most popular card games in the world, only second to blackjack, but famous enough to […]

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Common Superstitions In The Gambling World

Superstition And Bad Luck in The Gambling World What we know as modern gambling is not a new invention, and has in fact been a part of human culture for thousands of years. Historians have found traces of gambling in ancient civilisations all over the world, including the ancient Romans, Egyptians, China, and South America. […]

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Why Are Ghosts Drawn to Casinos?

Why Are Ghosts Drawn to Casinos? While ghost stories can be found in many settings, casinos seem to have always had a special draw for them. Perhaps it’s the excitement and activity or maybe just the pretty lights. There have been numerous accounts of ghosts walking the halls of Indian casinos, rumour abound where known […]

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