Casino Facts

We are sure that the following information involving interesting facts about casino games and online casinos gambling will draw your attention. Of course, this information is not vital for playing smartly and cannot better your play, yet we consider it to be quite exciting. So, did you know that:

- The Roulette game was created by the famous mathematician Blaise Pascal. The idea of the wheel occurred during the series of experiments which were held by Blaise Pascal with the aim to invent the perpetual motion machine. Of course, the look and gaming instructions were changed later however it is believed that the invention of the roulette wheel was made by the talented mathematician.

- The Kings symbols used in the standard deck represent the real kings from various cultures. King of clubs is for Alexander the Great, the King of spades represents legendary king David, while the King of diamonds is in fact fabulous Julius Caesar and finally Charles the Great is depicted by the King of hearts. And all the suits represent the different cultures: clubs is for Greece, spades - for the Middle East, diamonds - for Rome and hearts - for the Holy Roman Empire.

- The first slot machine was invented by Charles Fey in 1899 in San Francisco. The first slot machines were based on poker card games and had free cigars and beer for the prizes. Later when the cards were substituted for various symbols the slots machines contained 3 spinning reels each and most of them were named the "Bell Machines" as they included the Liberty Bell symbol.

- The BAR symbol featured at the traditional slot machines came from the trademark logo of the Bell Fruit company that supplied chewing gum prizes for slots winners. What is more, because the chewing gums at slots had different fruit tastes all the slots were called the "Fruit Machines".

- The first playing cubes of the animal bones were used just with the aim to foretell the future events. Those lucky cubes were the main device to receive the answers on the most frequent questions about the future events and were used by shamans. The oldest dice revealed by the scientists in Iraq were produced of the loam and are 5,000 years old.

- The casino chips valued $2.50 are used at all gambling halls in the United States just at blackjack.

- First gambling sites were created not long ago, but today the half of all gamblers prefer to play online as well as visit the charity casino sites.

- As you know, gambling causes addiction. In the United States, where there is the biggest number of gamblers, about 24% grown-ups claimed that they took part in different gaming activities.

- The name of Nevada derived from a Spanish word which means the "snow-clad".