Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018

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 […]

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Gambling Superstitions From Around the World

Gambling Superstitions From Around the World We know that every form of legal gambling is based solely on luck and random outcomes, but there is still a large group of people that believe that they have the ability to influence the outcome of the game they have chosen to partake in. Whether it’s kissing the […]

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Jousting in the Middle Ages

The History of Sport Through the Ages

The origins of history of sport may extend as far back as the beginning of military training when competitions were used as a means to determine whether individuals were fit for training and service, and there is evidence that team sports may have been developed to encourage working together as team in battle. However, the […]

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History of Gambling in Australia

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 […]

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Chinese Gamblers

8 Superstitions and Taboos of Chinese Gamblers

The Chinese culture is one of the most ancient cultures still in existence today and is firmly rooted in myth and legend which lends itself quite easily to a wide variety of superstitions and taboos. As Macua is one of the most popular destinations for gamblers from around the world, we’ve put together a list […]

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Superstitions of Sports Stars

Superstitions of Sports Stars Revealed

For as long as humans have been around, there has been superstition. Belief that there is more than what meets the eye; in other words, that there are forces at work behind the scenes that we can’t quite make sense of. These superstitions have always been a part of human culture, no matter which culture […]

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Aboriginal Football

Did AFL Originate from Aboriginal Football?

Most of you are probably under the impression that Australian football came from the well-known tale of the sporting hero, Tom Wills, who created a combination of British games intended to allow players to maintain their high levels of fitness out of season. However, recently there has been an alternative theory that suggests that the […]

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History of Gambling in Australia and New Zealand

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, […]

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Blackjack History

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 […]

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The Greatest Moments In Sports

The Greatest Moments In Sports

Sport has given us some of the best moments in history. Firmly wedged into position and crunching your nail as the final moment tick on by before your heart erupts in an explosion as the final whistle seals the games fate. They can be tears of sorrow or joy as you leap into the air […]

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