When was the first slot machine invented? Who won the largest progressive jackpot online and on land? Who invented the first casino games? What’s referred to as the “eye in the sky” and why a pair of aces and eights are called “dead-man’s hand”? Do you really know everything about gambling?
Archaeologists have found indications that man has gambled in some form or another for thousands of years. With such a rich history to pull from, there are some rather amazing titbits of information and facts about gambling that might make for interesting conversation over the water cooler. Enjoy this list of gambling trivia about games, casinos and gaming personalities.