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The origins of playing cards

It is difficult to determine the exact origin of playing cards. As early as the 7th century, the Chinese used paper cards corresponding to three different types of games: monetary cards, domino cards and cards representing Chinese chess pieces. The more likely scenario is that cards that appeared in Europe in the late 14th century came from the Middle East. Traces of a

Two underage minors order 3 million euros of casino chips

They were arrested last Thursday and are currently being held in custody for attempting to pass themselves off as employees of the French casino group Lucien Barrière. The Lucien Barrière group, which is the market leader for casinos in France and Switzerland and has recently invested millions to launch an online casino version, has filed a

A history of the World Series of Poker

Here is a summary of how the competition started out, highlighting the most memorable moments in the history of the World Series of Poker. The World Series of Poker first started out in 1970. In its first year it was not even a poker tournament. Leading poker players from Las Vegas clashed over the course of a few days playing high limits before finally voting Johnny Moss as the winner. Moss was again

Prince William and Kate Middleton set to break records

Prince William and Kate Middleton will get married on April 29th 2011 and the Guinness Book of Records is already getting ready to record a few more records for this most historical of events that is about to take place. There are many records up for grabs with the latest royal wedding such as that of the largest global audience to follow the event live. This record is still held by Prince William’s parents, Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer in 1981 which was followed by a record 750

Poker player caught marking poker cards

Sefula Seji, a player who is known for having had some results on the WSOP circuit, was charged Saturday, April 9th 2011 by Police for using sand paper to mark poker cards in the poker room at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Pennsylvania. The player was detained and bail was set at $75,000. He has also been banned from entering the casino. After a routine inspection of the poker cards used during the day the staff of the Sands

Las Vegas casino chips and cards track every hand

Everything today in the world of online casino is about increasing interactivity between the players and the casino. We have already written articles about RFID casino chips that enable casinos to track customers’ playing habits and also to dissuade casino theft as these new casino chips are difficult to cash out. This is the case of the

Are you a Chip Collector?

Of course we are not talking about the variety made with potatoes, but instead casino chips! In a virtual world, it is difficult to imagine collecting casino chips from online casinos. However, it continues to be a very popular pastime for private collectors to collect casino chips from land-based casinos. Land-based casinos