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Jayne Mansfield plays roulette in Vegas, 1958; photo by Frank Worth.
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has ended its push to legalize online gambling nationwide. According to spokesman Christopher Moyer, “It is not an issue we are focusing on, but rather letting others take the lead.” But, in the same report, … Continue reading
Texas hold ’em (also known as hold ’em or holdem) surged in popularity the 2000s, replacing seven-card stud as the most common game in U.S. casinos. Proof of the game’s popularity came in 2006, when a high-stakes Texas Hold’em poker … Continue reading
In the space of 20 years, internet gambling has evolved from a handful of disc-loaded, free-to-play games to a global market worth $35 billion a year. A new infographic from RightCasino.com charts this incredible history. Beginning in 1994, RightCasino.com takes … Continue reading
So far, there have been few surprises in season 18 of Dancing With The Stars, and the current odds show it The current odds for Dancing With The Stars Season 18 are: Meryl Davis 7/4 Amy Purdy 5/2 Charlie White … Continue reading
Think you know who will replace David Letterman as the host of the Late Show? Mashable says it’s likely to be Steven Colbert. Put your money where your mouth is and bet on it!
Antique illustrations of Paris gamblers by caricaturist Georges Goursat SEM. Available here.
Aren’t these the sweetest little vintage poker chips?! Antique embossed clay poker chips featuring Cupid’s Kiss, in red and ivory; via newport44.
I haven’t paid attention to basketball since the men wore shorts — I mean shorts, not the baggy capri pants they wear now. Back then, I was the nerdy girl who hand wrote the stats and charts for the the … Continue reading
See on Scoop.it – Games People Play American families, including children, would be less safe online should Congress ban all online gambling. See on thehill.com