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History of Gambling Games

History of Baccarat
BaccaratThe word baccarat is derived from the Italian word baccara, meaning zero, and refers to the zero value given to all of the face cards and tens. In Europe, the elegant game of baccarat is one of the most popular casino games. - read more »

History of Bingo
BingoBingo as we know it today is a form of lottery and is a direct descendant of Lo Giuoco del Lotto d'Italia. When Italy was united in 1530, the Italian National Lottery Lo Giuoco del Lotto d'Italia was organized, and has been held, almost without pause, at weekly intervals to this date. - read more »

History of Blackjack
BlackjackChina home to one of the oldest cultures in the world is where the first accounts of gambling derive from in 2300 BC. Ancient Greece also took part in gambling but illegally. - read more »

History of Craps
Craps Dice have been fascinating people and deciding fates for over 2,000 years. Even the language of dice echoes history. When Caesar made his critical decision to take his victorious army across the Rubicon against the edict of Rome, he took his retort from the lexicon of the dice player: "lacta alea est." The die is cast. - read more »

History of Poker
PokerThere seem to be differences of opinion on the origin of Poker. Moreover, there seems to be no clear or direct early ancestor of the game. It is more likely that Poker derived its present day form from elements of many different games. - read more »

History of Roulette
Roulette The game of roulette has fascinated casino patrons for close to 300 years now. Although no one seems to know all of the details surrounding its origination and development, some form of the game is probably as old as the "wheel" itself. - read more »

History of Slots
Slots Charles Fey invented the first slot machine in 1895. In 1907, Fey teamed up with the Mills Novelty Company and then manufactured the Mills Liberty Bell. - read more »

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