The first known use of 'The Shell Game' was recorded in 1890.
This variation on 'Three Card Monte' is straight forward. The performer picks a 'mark' from the crowd and shows him/her a pea located under one of three (or more) shells.
I know that the question of 'should casino gambling be legalized in Texas?' is a pretty much yes or no answer. Not many people sit on the fence on this issue, but after spending some time in a couple of states that have casino gambling (New Mexico and Maine) I've learned a few of the benefits it can bring with it.
Amarillo Slim was not only a local poker legend, but a gambling legend. Since the day he won a $60,000 jackpot in the 1972 World Series Of Poker, he has been a household name to those who follow poker.
Most slot machines these days are run on computer chips, which means that just like your trusty laptop, they’re bound to fail on occasion.
That’s what happened to Behar Merlaku, who thought he’d won a $57 million jackpot, only to learn a software error voided his big score.