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How Boat Casinos Became a Thing

Since time immemorial, humans have been gambling beasts. Taking risks is a form of thrill, and few things are more thrilling than gambling. The governments of most nations have strict gambling laws within their territories, so some clever scofflaws have devised ways to gamble legally—by moving the casinos onto the water. A Brief History of Gambling Thousands of years ago in the Mesopotamia region, groups of humans used marked knucklebones…

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Poker Legend Doyle Brunson

In order to be a legend, you must loom large in the imagination of your peers. People will give you nicknames, write books about you, and places and things will be named after you. In the world of poker, it isn’t enough to just win big, you need to win big regularly, consistently, and with style. Poker legend Doyle “Texas Dolly” Brunson is one such man. Not only did he…

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How Macau Became the Biggest Global Gambling Destination

For the last 50 years, people from all over the world flocked to a small casino town in the middle of an American desert. Nowadays, a bigger flock descends on a small peninsula connected to China. While Fabulous Las Vegas will always maintain its drawing power, Mighty Macau has become the biggest gambling destination in the world. And here’s why. Colonization The history of Macau dates back to the Qin…

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The different types of casino jobs

Introduction Casinos can be a fantastic place to work – what with all the fancy décor, gourmet-style eateries, classy dress codes and overall buzzing atmosphere. Many people have claimed that they’ve acted as great stepping-stones into different career paths over the years, especially as the average staff count in a casino tips between 200-2000 people based on a casino’s scale and size. So what kind of job opportunities are available…

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Online Casinos: Past, Present and Future

Historic overview The act of gambling dates as far back into the Paleolithic period, where early civilizations such as the Mesopotamians were using six-sided dice in games since around 3000BC. In ancient Chinese cultures, gambling houses were set up so illegal animal fights could take place, and games like dominoes, lottery-based games and card playing activities were also common throughout Asia during the 10th century. It could be argued that…

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