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20 fascinating facts about casinos and gambling

If you’re not majorly into gambling, a casino can seem like a place made for drunken big-shots dressed in fancy glam rags, with far too much expendable money and time on their hands! To a certain degree this is true… but there’s a lot more to casinos than meets the eye! That’s why we set out to uncover some of their most bizarre and interesting facts, when it comes to…

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Keith Taft – Blackjack Legend and Computer Genius

The casinos had never seen anything like it. Looking like everyday tourists an unsuspecting family wanders in off the Reno Strip, and finds a sure-fire way to beat the house. What looks like a regular night out at the casino tables, is actually a carefully crafted sting operation, involving secret signals, wires and a hidden computer, all designed to help one man make the right bets. That man is Keith…

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Haunted Vegas – Desert Ghosts and Ghouls

The gambling capital of the world is home to more than just slot machines, shot-gun weddings, five-star restaurants, cat houses and the Strip. As a matter of fact, so many ghostly occurrences have taken place in Sin City that might make you think a little bit more carefully when choosing a hotel complex to stay in next time you’re there! But if you’re more accustomed to the idea of the…

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Macau’s top 5 most terrifyingly haunted places!

Are you the superstitious type? Do you believe in lost spirits condemned to walk the earth in torment while haunting the living? Are you looking for an encounter with the supernatural? Does the idea of a spine-chilling encounter excite you as much a big casino win? If so, the next time you head to China’s land-based casino gambling mecca, Macau, you’ll definitely want to check out some of the city’s…

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The thrills of gambling in the ancient world

Believe it or not, gambling has been a sport among civilizations since the Paleolithic period, aka before history itself was written or documented. It is thought, that one of the first ever forms of gambling dates back to approximately 3000 BC, in the historical region of Western Asia where games were played using a six-sided dice. China adopted the use of playing cards in the 9th century, whereas the Persians…

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