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Gambling game pieces found in Utah cave

Hundreds of ancient game pieces used for gambling have been found in a cave in Utah. Researchers exploring the cave, known simply as Cave 1, have identified hundreds of dice, hoops, carved sticks and other trinkets used in indigenous games of chance and skill. Based on what they’ve found so far, they

The origins of six casino games

Mental_Floss has posted an interesting article showcasing the history of six casino favourites. Records of games like poker exist as far back as 1526, when Europeans played a game called primero or primiera with three-card hands that were ranked like modern poker hands. The bluffing-and-betting variation we now play dates back