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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 become. There is nothing quite like the rush of adrenaline that can accompany the gambling experience! The gaming industry has exponentially over the past two decades has grown, and the lure of gambling has created more and more people to the casinos, racetracks and Internet gambling sites. Gambling is a fascinating pastime in many ways, and the list below will take you to some of the historical, statistical, and humorous tips and facts that make this pastime introduce special.

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

Second Playing cards as we know them today are still heavily influenced by the French, although playing cards were invented in China. According to French lore, the cards are with King of Spades. Diamonds are for dealers, clubs provide farmers and Hearts represent the Clergy.

Third Former U.S. President Richard M. Nixon used money he won playing poker in the Navy was during the second To finance World War II in his run for Congress in 1946. He must have been a good player, because it is cheap never involved in politics!

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

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

6th The game known as craps usually has some of the best bets in the casino.

7th Have poker tournaments which take place, causing the Internet and on television, the Texas Hold'em variant of poker, to have an enormous variation in popularity.

8th There is a slot machine in Las Vegas is Nevada, for every 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, remains the most popular table game in casinos online and offline. It is also the game with the best odds.

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

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

12th If it is played correctly, can provide some of the video poker best odds in the casino.

13th The first slot machine in the world was invented by a gentleman named Charles Fey in 1899. He was an auto mechanic who cheer his customers something they did while they were waiting for their cars.

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

15th There are only two states in the United States that do not 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 caused by a Gallup poll on gambling exam discovered proof that the lottery is the most popular form of gambling in the United States.

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

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18th 24% of people in the United States admit that they participated in illegal gambling.

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

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

21st Most historians have concluded that the legendary and colorful figure of the Wild West as Wild Bill Hickok was not known to a very good poker players to come.

22nd In the United States, it is not possible for a patent for any type of gambling machine.

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

24th Back in the 1970s was the average age of people who enjoyed casino gambling from 30 to 55 Today is sufficient that the age of 17 all the way up to 70

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

26th A word of warning – you do not have permission to use your phone to a gaming table. 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 on the outskirts of Hartford, Connecticut is located in the United States. It is called the Foxwoods Casino.

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

29th Slot machines ranging from penny slots all the way up to those of $ 50 to $ 500 for every spin! These high-priced slots are usually located in the so-called high rollers room or rooms of a casino. As a general rule, 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 set of the players. 'The House', or the casinos, won over $ 7 billion dollars of that 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 off all their gambling debts.

33rd The state of Nevada in the United States, home of Las Vegas did, gambling is legal in the year 1931.

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

They did not want the men on the dam itself was busy with games, so that a whole town, Boulder City, as the site for the dam construction workers to live.

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

Today, Boulder City, Nevada is the only city in the state 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 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to play.

36th Those who play slots online and offline will find that most of the time, they will gain more and more online games.

37th In horse racing or any kind of sports games, you have to bet a percentage of approximately 52.4% of which make you to win the break even point. 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 are going to be won.

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

40th Most people 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 that he alone decided what would go to the numbers in.

42nd Still others say 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 slot machines look identical, each of them looks different on the inside.

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

45th Black Jack was back in America 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 Nevada Las Vegas ready to present to the world.

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

47th Legend has it that a guy named Francois Blanc made a deal with Satan, to find out the supposed secrets of the roulette wheel. The basis of this legend is that when you add up all the numbers on the wheel, you end up with the number 666, a figure that has 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 because of the random number generator or RNG, which is located within the machine.

49th Craps has its name from an odd nickname of the French Creoles in New Orleans, Johnny Crapauds.

50th There are two kinds of dice, casino dice and 'pharmacy' dice. Casino dice are precision machined by hand to ensure that they are balanced and a perfect cube. Drugstore cubes are smaller than casino dice, and are produced by machines.

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51st Historians have documentation that tells us Napoleon really enjoyed playing a game or two out of 21, or blackjack when he was found in exile.

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

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

54th Video Poker is a part of the gaming world since the early 1970s.

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 created by a 16th Century game called Primera developed.

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

58th There are 37 numbers of a French roulette wheel, 0-36.

59th Those who live betting in Nevada approximately $ 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 make a bet in roulette game make.

63rd The British call

Slot machine slot machines and one-armed bandits.

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

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

66th Gambling has become a $ 40 billion dollar a year industry in just the United States alone.

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67th Blackjack tables are a little bit with baseball games. The seats at the table to the distributors are referred to as the base, and are referred to as first, second and third base. 68th Baccarat came to Las Vegas in 1959 at the old Sands Hotel. It probably was not liked by the hotel owners, as the sand ended up losing $ 250,000 in the first night at the baccarat tables!

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

70th Blackjack team play was invented by a man known as Al Francesco Francisco. 71st The zeros on the roulette wheels are house edge as. The zeros were originally added to the wheel by its inventor, 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 Today you can learn how to play craps on your iPhone!

74th A pair of dice has several nicknames. They can be called Boxcars, Snake Eyes, Mississippi Marbles ', or' Memphis dominoes.

75th The fastest growing industry in the world in Indian gaming, which is a $ 27 billion per year just in the industry of the United States.

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

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

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

79th The original name was Black Jack 'Ving-et-un in the word translate 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 at a casino in Las Vegas in the 1950s. The chances are 12.46789 million to 1!

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

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 cash prize of $ 500,000 was 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 to build the Great Wall of China, was increased.

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

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

90th Modern bingo was invented by a game like Beano known. If instead of a player accidentally Bingo, Beano called the name caught on everywhere.

91st A little more than 70% of the high rollers in Vegas, can enjoy the baccarat banker Asian 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 the World Series of Poker main event was a call for 24th win

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

96th The probability of the dealer's hand 16-1 as a pocket pair in poker are known.

97th Only 4 possible Royal Flush hands are in a standard 52-card deck.

98th The chances of getting a Royal Flush hand are 649 740 to 1

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

100th The sandwich was eaten yesterday got its name from a poker player. The Earl of Sandwich poker was so loved he loathe to leave the game to the table to eat itself. So he had someone bring him some bread and meat, and the sandwich was born!

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

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