Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018
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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Slot Machine History

A Brief History of the Slot Machine

Legal Slots has stated that the term by which these games are known was first used to describe all automatic vending machines, as well as gambling devices in general. It was not actually until the 20th century that this term started being restricted to the games, as we know them today. The terms fruit machine […]

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Aussie Rules Football History

A Short History of Aussie Rules Football

Australian Rules football was invented in 1858 in Melbourne, Australia and the first match which took place before the codification of Australian Rules football was organised and umpired by Tom Willis on 31st July 1858 at the Richmond Paddock. The match was contested by Melbourne Grammar School and Scotch College, and the oldest surviving set […]

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Slot Machines

8 Untrue Myths About Slot Machines

Owing to the nature of the internet, there is a massive amount of misinformation to be found throughout its hallowed halls. Whether this misinformation is a result of not knowing any better, incorrect belief, or maliciousness is hard to prove, but there are many myths pertaining to slot machines that often do the rounds online. […]

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UFC Myths & Urban Legends

Outlandish UFC Myths and Urban Legends

The UFC is a secretive organisation with a somewhat shady past which is the perfect breeding ground for urban legends and myths to flourish. Mixed Martian Arts (MMA) promoters are generally ‘colourful’ characters to put it mildly, either with histories associated with organised crime or professional boxing, and the fighters themselves often exhibit bizarre behaviour […]

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Sports Betting Superstitions

Weird, Wacky and Wonderful Sports Betting Superstitions

Owing to the amount of luck involved in placing a successful sports bet, it’s no wonder that many punters have many weird, wonderful, and bizarre sports betting superstitions. If you’ve ever visited the racetrack, a live sporting event, or a TAB outlet, you’ve most likely come across punters which practise strange rituals ahead of placing […]

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Common Lucky Items

The Most Common Lucky Items

There are various types of gambling superstitions, ranging from the silly and harmless, all the way through to the strange and unusual. Regardless of what form a gambling superstition takes, however, all are more or less aimed at the same basic thing; having good luck in a favourite casino game, or in bet making. Whatever […]

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