Story of Casino

Gambling has been around for centuries, and in our Story of Casino, you’ll find everything you’ve ever wanted to know about casino games.

Arguably one of the world’s favorite pastimes, casino, casino games and gambling have been engraved in our society and culture for centuries. From the advent of dice to the invention of the slot machine and beyond, you’ll find facts and stats that will make your head spin like a roulette wheel.

Some of the most famous people in history were gamblers and sometimes unknowingly, pioneers of casino games. World leaders, historical emperors, authors and even royalty are all main characters in the Story of Casino. Find out who influenced some of your favorite casino games. 

Casino culture and casino games have influenced and infiltrated even the way we speak and behave. Do you ‘play your cards right’, have you ever been ‘on a roll’, what about ‘letting the chips fall where they may’? Find out how language has evolved because of casino games.

Did you know blackjack (or variations of it) has been about since the 1400’s? The origins of casino takes you back to the beginning of casino games - where they began, who wrote the rules and how these casino games came to be what they are in the 21st Century.

You may have heard of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, but what about the Blackjack Hall of Fame? History of Blackjack is your one-stop-shop of everything blackjack related including strategy, literature and fun facts.

The game that has spurred more superstition than any other, roulette has cemented itself as a top draw casino game. Mathematical models have been created; it’s even appeared in Pixar’s Toy Story 3. How much do you really know about roulette?

Slots have created the biggest winners in casino gaming history. Somebody even won the jackpot on the same game twice, 16 years apart. Slots have become ubiquitous with the casino environment, and they’ve migrated seamlessly online. Find out more about the most famous casino game of all time.

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