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  • The history of Atlantic City  By : Gen Wright
    Atlantic City second only to Las Vegas for gambling. Atlantic City is to be found in New Jersey, in the United States. It is famous for its casinos but also has sandy beaches, shopping centres, a famous boardwalk and of course its spectacular view of the Atlantic ocean.
  • The history of Sin City  By : Gen Wright
    A history of the original Sin City ~ Las Vegas. Gambling is the term used to describe lots of different games, such as cards, blackjack, dice and slot machines, each of which have their own unique history.
  • A little bit about Poker  By : Gen Wright
    Origins of the card game poker. While the exact origins of the game of Poker are unclear, it is thought to have evolved over centuries from various games of bluffing or domino cards.
  • Edward Thorp - the father of blackjack card counting  By : Gen Wright
    Edward Thorp is the famous blackjack card counter who used his mathematic skills to crush the casinos.
  • History of the Lottery  By : Gen Wright
    The first lottery game was played in ancient Egypt, lottery games have been played ever since in some form or another, the latest being scratch cards.
  • Roulette's Most Famous Bets  By : Betjian
    Roulette is a popular casino and gambling game which name means small wheel in French. It consists of a wheel, a ball and a table labeled with apportioned boxes comprising numbers in non sequential order. The player will choose a number or a set of numbers, the color or whether the number is odd or even. Once the bets are placed, the ball will be released on the direction that counters the spinnin
  • Bingo Terminology  By : Andrew Fullard
    Just like every other great game, bingo too has its own set of terms that are commonly used. In this article I will attempt to familiarize you with the common bingo terms you are inevitably going to encounter.
  • Bingo Rules and Etiquette - Learn How to Play Bingo  By : Victoria Hopkins
    A mainly lighthearted look at both the written and unwritten rules surrounding bingo. As with most things in life, there is a way to proceed correctly and bingo is no exception!
  • The History of Bingo  By : Simon Capel
    The game Bingo has been a popular game of chance since the early 1500's. In 1530 a lottery type game called Lo Giuoco Code Loto was often played in Spain. It was similar to Bingo in that numbers were called out and the person holding those numbers won.
  • Collecting Las Vegas Casino Chips  By : David Bryan
    Casino chip collecting is an addictive hobby as Vegas casinos are forever releasing commemorative and limited edition chips all the time. At the same time, old Vegas casinos are being knocked down and replaced with newer and glitzier gambling casinos. This makes casino chips from the older casinos rare to find. Over the years these will become vintage casino chips and will be harder and harder to
  • Poker Chips: Design And Tips  By : Kathryn Whittaker
    Poker chips, or poker tokens, are used to keep track during
    gambling and replace money during the game. Even though poker
    chips are called clay chips, poker chip sets are not entirely
    made of clay.
  • Bingo History: Story of the Game Bingo  By : Sharon Gerad
    The origins of contemporary bingo go back to 16th century Italy, where the lottery game Lo Giuoco del Lotto dItalia was introduced. The popular chance game was introduced to North America in the late 1920s by the name of Beano. A toy salesperson of New York was responsible for changing the name of the game into Bingo and to the increase of its popularity throughout the US.

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