Top 30 Interesting Facts About Gambling

As a popular form of entertainment, gambling has a rich history. There have been numerous stories about gamblers winning and losing huge amounts of cash at land based casinos.

Signage for casino is displayed atop an entrance at the Galaxy Macau casino and hotel, developed by Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd., in Macau, China, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Galaxy is scheduled to report full year earnings results on Feb. 28. Photographer: Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg

Over the past two decades gambling offline and online has grown and changed dramatically, loads of new casino sites keep popping up and millions of people worldwide gamble on a daily basis. It’s always good to know some interesting facts about the, biggest jackpots, origins of games and how the games got discovered so I’ve combined a list of some interesting and fun facts about gambling, enjoy and share!

1. At least 65 million people play poker on a regular basis in the U.S. read more