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101 Gambling Facts Before You Shell Out A Dime

As a popular form of entertainment, gambling has a rich history, and each player has the potential to be a winner in the blink of an eye. There is nothing quite like the adrenaline rush that can accompany the gambling experience! The gaming industry has exponentially grown over the past two decades, and the lure of gambling has become more and more people are drawn to casinos and racetracks and Internet gambling sites. Play is a fascinating pastime in many ways, and the list below for some of the historical, statistical and humorous tips and facts that make this pastime introduce special.

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1st At least 65 million people in the United States to play poker on a regular basis.

2nd Playing cards, as we know them today are still heavily influenced by the French, despite playing cards were invented in China. According to French lore, king of spades with the cards represent. Diamonds represent merchants, clubs represent peasants and Hearts represent the clergy.

3rd Former United States President Richard M. Nixon used the money he won playing poker in the Navy during the second World War II to finance his run for Congress in 1946. He needs to have a good player, because it is never cheap meddle in politics!

4th 87% of people who visited Las Vegas during 1996 playful.

5th Polls show that 38% of people living in the United States, have visited Las Vegas to play in the rule.

6th The game is called craps usually some of the best bets in the casino.

7th Poker tournaments that take place on the Internet and on television causes have Texas Hold'em poker game to have a huge increase in popularity.

8th There is a slot machine in Las Vegas, Nevada, for 8 people who live there. In 2005, the estimated population for the Las Vegas Valley 2 million people. That's a lot of slot machines!

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9th Be blackjack, or 21 as some people call it, still the most popular table game in online and offline casinos. It is also the game with the best odds.

10th You will see many versions of video poker at the casino, but each of them is based on the game of Five Card Draw.

11th In the English gambling dens during the 18th Century, had the unfortunate task of an employee dice swallower. That's right – dice swallower! He was to die, if and when a policeman tried to swallow through the cave.

12th If played correctly, video poker offers some of the best odds in the casino.

13th The first slot machine in the world, was invented by a Mr. Charles Fey in 1899. He was an auto mechanic, who entertained his customers something to them, while they wanted to have waited for their cars.

14th Groucho Marx, one of the Marx Brothers, who loved to play poker. He kept his poker money in his grouch bag at all times, carrying it in a. This is how he got the nickname Groucho.

15th There are only two states in the United States not to offer legalized gambling. These are Hawaii and Utah.

16th 57% of people in the United States bought a lottery ticket in the last 12 months. This fact was discovered by a Gallup Poll on Gambling testing proves that the lottery is the most popular form of gambling in the United States.

17th 68% of people in Las Vegas, play, playing the slot machines.

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18th 24% of respondents living in the U.S. admit that they participated in illegal gambling.

19th When examining the proportion of people who visit Las Vegas, it was discovered that the largest proportion group, 22% consisted of seniors, those 65 and older.

20th One of the largest slot machine payouts ever recorded was back in Las Vegas in 1998. A woman who had spent about $ 300 in a casino came on this day a $ 27.6 million dollar jackpot! No wonder, slot machines are so popular!

21st Most historians have come to the conclusion that the legendary and colorful image of the Wild West and Wild Bill Hickock was not known to a very good poker player.

22nd In the United States, it is not possible for a patent on all types of slot machines.

23rd The card game of Texas Hold 'Em for the first time in a Texas town became known as Robstown played. This happened in the early 1900s. Texas Hold 'Em in Texas was brought to Las Vegas from a small group of Texas players.

24th Back in the 1970s was the average age of people who enjoy casino gambling 30 to 55 Today, the range in age from 17 all the way up to 70th

25th 80% of the survey group said that all gambling should be legal, and casinos are perfectly fine.

26th A word of warning – you may at your phone to a gaming table to use. This is generally true in all casinos. Of course, if you play at an online gaming table, you can do what you want.

27th The largest casino in the world is located on the outskirts of Hartford, Connecticut in the United States. It is called the Foxwoods Casino.

28th Las Vegas has two nicknames – Las Vegas and Lost Wages.

29th Slot machines ranging from penny slots to those ranging from $ 50 to $ 500 for every spin! These high-priced slots are usually removed in what is the high roller room or rooms of a casino called. In general, you are not too many of these machines.

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30th In 2007, more than $ 170 billion U.S. dollars in bets in Las Vegas made by the players. 'The House' or the casinos won more than $ 7000000000 dollars of this money.

31st Online gaming is cool. Where else can you play, video poker in your pajamas?

32nd Las Vegas casinos are not legally obligated to pay from one of her gambling debts.

33rd The state of Nevada in the USA, home of Las Vegas, made gambling legal in the year 1931.

In the same year the Hoover Dam, built by the U.S. government.

They did not built the men on the dam in order to participate in the games, so an entire town working, Boulder City, as the site for the dam workers live.

It was banned in Boulder City in the hope that these workers would not lose the 50 cents per hour they were paid to play.

Boulder City today is the only city in Nevada, where it is illegal to play.

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34th To this day, the Italians and the French are still arguing who invented the game of blackjack.

35th Millions of people use the Internet to play 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

36th Those who play slots online find, as well as offline, that a majority of the time, they win more often playing online.

37th In horse racing or any kind of sports games, you have to bet a share of about 52.4% of which make you to win the break-even. This is because a commission is charged by the house on every bet.

38th There is no rhyme or rhythm pattern to play the slots. It is almost impossible to predict when you're going to win.

39th When playing poker, the hand of the dead man's aces and eights.

40th Most of the people to take a vacation to Las Vegas gambling for 4 hours a day, every day they are there.

41st Some say that the game of roulette by a man named Blaise Pascal, a French mathematician and inventor, was invented. Others say he simply decided to go in what order the numbers were in.

42nd And still others argue that the game of roulette came from China. Another group swears that Roulette was invented by a group of Venetian monks! It seems that nobody knows the truth.

43rd Although a number of gaming machines may look identical, each of them looks different on the inside.

44th Dice are the oldest gaming tool available to use today.

45th Jack Black in America was again at the turn of the 19th Century prohibited. Already a very popular game, it went underground, as people continue to play it illegally. The ban was lifted in 1939, as prepared Nevada, Las Vegas, to bring the world.

46th Craps is an American game, but was considered a variant of European football in the 17th and 18 Century, which was a danger is known, played developed.

47th Legend has it that a guy named Francois Blanc made a deal with Satan to find out the alleged secrets of the roulette, wheel is the basis of this legend that if you have all the numbers on the wheel, you end up with the number 666, a number that always represented the devil.

48th Slot machines are able to reveal millions of possible combinations for each minute of the game is played. This is due to the random number generator or RNG that is inside the machine.

49th Craps has its peculiar name from a nickname of the French Creoles in New Orleans, Johnny Crapaud.

50th There are two types of dice, casino dice and Drugstore cubes. Casino dice are exactly manufactured by hand to ensure that they are balanced and a perfect cube. Drugstore cubes are smaller than casino dice, and are made with machines.

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51st Historians document that tells us Napoleon really enjoyed a game or two of the 21 or Black Jack, as he was found in exile.

52nd Adding up all the opposite sides of a cube, you will always come with a total of 7

53rd Roulette has rules to follow and easier to understand than most other forms of gambling.

54th Video Poker is a part of the world of gambling, since the early 1970 years.

55th The game of Baccarat was once played with tarot cards.

56th Caribbean Stud Poker is a poker variant that is very popular worldwide. It was the 16th Century game called Primera developed.

57th There are 38 numbers on an American roulette wheel, 0, 00, 1 to 36

58th There are 37 numbers on a roulette wheel French, from 0 to 36

59th Those who live in Nevada bet of $ 846 per year in the casinos.

60th The game of Baccarat was invented in the Middle Ages by Felix Falguiere, an Italian player.

61st One of the fastest growing forms of entertainment around the world is casino gambling.

62nd There are 11 different ways to place a bet in roulette game make.

63rd The British call

Slots slot machines and armed bandits.

64th The game of strip poker originated in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1830.

65. Backgammon is the oldest recorded game in history. This game, which originated in Mesopotamia, is called by many different monikers.

66th Gambling is a $ 40000000000 dollars per year in the industry just the United States alone.

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67th Blackjack tables have little in common with baseball games. The seats at the table who are the dealers, known as bases and are known as first, second and third base. 68th Baccarat came to Las Vegas in 1959 at the old Sands Hotel. It was probably not good landed by the hotel owners, such as how the sand lose $ 250,000 in the first night at the baccarat tables!

69th There are three different varieties of Baccarat. They are Chemin de fer or train, or Baccarat Banque and Punto Banto Adeux tableaux, the North American baccarat means mentioned.

70th Play blackjack team was led by a man known as Al Fran Francis invented. 71st The zeroes on the roulette wheels are house edge as. The zeros were originally added to the wheel of its inventor, in order to increase the house odds.

72nd Caribbean Stud Poker has found its way into the United States in the 18th Century. It first appeared in Louisiana, and then spread westward. 73rd Nowadays you can learn how to play craps on your iPhone!

74th A pair of dice has several nicknames. They can be as boxcars ',' Snake Eyes ',' Mississippi Marbles ', or' Memphis Dominoes.

75th The fastest growing industry in the world in Indian Gaming, the one 27000000000 $ per year in the industry, only the United States.

76th The name Black Jack was a variation of the original rules of the game where a player who had received the black jack of spades from a withdrawal.

77th The worst roulette bet, and why? It is known as the five number bet, 0, 00, 1, 2, 3, and once made, the house edge jumps from 5.26% to 7.89%.

78th The game of baccarat has its name from the worst hand possible, equal to zero.

79th The original name of Black Jack was Ving-et-un, which translates into the word Black Jack.

80th The greatest victory in an online casino was $ 1, 683,524.64.

81st A sailor had to play 27 consecutive wins craps in a casino in Las Vegas in the 1950s. The chances of this happening are 12.46789 million to 1!

82nd The game of bingo originated in Italy during the year 1530.

83rd In Australia and New Zealand, the term Housie is used for bingo.

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84th Been played in the entire time the game of Keno is a prize money of $ 500,000 has been four times, won twice by the same player.

85th Roulette is the oldest of all casino games.

86th Keno was used in ancient China to raise money, with which the Great Wall of China was built.

87th Keno came to the United States in the 19th Century.

88th It is possible to work with 1474, 200 different bingo cards. 89th Playing cards, as we know it today, first appeared in Europe sometime in 1300

90th Modern Bingo was invented by a game known as Beano. If a player accidentally bingo instead of beano called, began with the name everywhere.

91st A little more than 70% of the high rollers in Vegas, Baccarat are enjoying Asian banks and Asian industrialists.

92nd Keno goes back to the Han dynasty in Chinese history 205-187 BC

93rd In South America and Europe, the game of baccarat called Punto Banco. Punto Banco is usually a high roller game.

94th The age of the youngest person to win the World Series of Poker Main Event was a delicate 24th

95th It is possible to make 2.59896 million poker hands from a standard 52-card deck.

96th The chances of the dealer's hand as pocket-pair in poker are known 16 to 1

97th Only 4 possible royal flush hands are in a standard 52-card deck.

98th The chances of getting a royal flush are 649 740 to 1

99th More than 70 million decks of standard playing cards are sold each year.

100th The sandwich you ate yesterday got its name from a poker player. The Earl of Sandwich, loved poker so much he does not like to leave the gaming table to eat. So he had someone bring him bread and some meat, and the sandwich was born!

One hundred and first The nickname for a pair of 8s in the poker game is Pocket snowmen.