The History of Gaming

By on July 17, 2013

Throughout history gambling and gaming has always existed in some form or another. Many famous men in history has enjoyed gambling in their pass time. As early as the 1500s Descartes, respected scientist and philosopher have accordingly been trying to make a living out of gambling, but didn’t succeed. General Napoleon was said to have loved the game of Blackjack, while famous painter Claude Monet’s won the French lottery and used his winnings to quit his job and focus on painting. Famous fictional character, James Bond, has also often been associated with Baccarat and Poker, who doesn’t know the poker scene from Casino Royal? Facts about the development of some of our most treasured games are available in Gaming Club’s infographic which traces the important dates in the progression of one of mankind’s oldest pass times.

The History of Gaming