Gambling. What is it?


The word "gambling" itself comes from the French language (hazard - chance) and, if you translate it literally, you get "a matter of chance.

Gambling is any competition between players, the winnings of which are material values. They do not assess the skill and skill, it is only random events and their outcome that are important.

History of games: from the 14th century to online

Thanks to the gambling began to develop stronger science such as statistics and probability theory. The probability of winning can often be calculated with a good knowledge of mathematics. Many also rely on the goddess of luck - Fortune, asking for help with winning and bring the beggar a huge profit. The main game currency is euros and dollars.

In countries such as Hong Kong, Sweden and the United Kingdom, statistics show that the largest number of people visit gambling establishments that use roulette and gambling houses.

Common varieties of gambling are:

card games (you can play andar bahar at )
slot machines
sports betting
It is generally accepted that the place and year of appearance is France in 1392. A person close to the king made the primary prototypes of drawn playing cards.

There is another version - playing cards appeared in the Far East much earlier, in the X century.

And in other countries many years later, they were brought by travelers and colonizers. Then the artists depicted weapons, coins, rods and cups as in the modern Tarot cards. To this day, the first variations of the cards are used in some parts of Western Europe. Already closer to the fifteenth century, the very first card games were invented in Germany and Spain.

Online Games

Online gambling is now controlled, you should only play in legal casinos where it is allowed. In some countries, many sites are being closed, some have only free roulette, without the ability to make your own contribution and play at random.

The most popular online games:

Gambling - this is a crazy fun time, practicing math skills and getting a tangible adrenaline rush.


Alan Weber

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