History of Gambling

Gambling existed way before ancient times, gambling is as old as civilization, don’t you know? The Romans wrote about gambling, they retold stories where peasants and emperors gamble with dice. They use rocks, bones, and sticks as their chips. The early pioneers of gambling were Chinese, Europeans and Americans that has given the idea of the established games played live and online in today’s casino.

In the 1800s the first slot machine was developed, it has three spinning reels and five symbols. The outstanding benefits of the slot machine gave them the idea to produce more of it. The range of games expanded as the brick and mortar casinos became more and more popular.

In 1994, the first software of online gambling was developed. Antigua, Carribean and Barbuda, Carribean have been the first nations to enact the free trade agreements in online gambling. Two years later after it has been launched, the first gaming commission was made in Canada where in gaming licenses were started to issue. With the popularity of the internet gambling, online gambling websites started operating. Nations began to regulate and prohibit the industry.

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