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Casino in historical perspective

The games of gambling have a long historical relevance. But if you ask for the exactness of the origination of the casino games that are played at Best Online Casino then it will hard to reply offhand. If you go through the Chinese history the first record of such games are found as far back as 2300 BC. Similarly the reference of the gambling games are found in the history of almost all the civilized countries of the world such as Cesar’s Rome, ancient Greek, Napoleon’s France to even during the American civil war periods. But the authenticated reference of the games of casino is found in Venice around the year of 1638. The casino was known as Casino D Venezia, the name of which is still found around.


The games that we play at Best Online Casino are all the descendants of the games that were played in those early day casino houses. At present varieties of games are played in the online casino web sites that are modern incarnate of the old days brick and mortar casino houses. The games that are played in the online web sites today can be named as poker, video poker, baccarats, bingo, roulette, blackjack etc. There is a good story of the game of blackjack that is quite popular in the present day online casino web sites.

The game of blackjack used to be played in France and the people of the country were mad after the game of blackjack. Seeing the popularity of the game the entrepreneurs of USA thought to bring the game to their country in order to have some earnings. But unfortunately the game of blackjack was disliked by the American people. In order to make the game attractive to the people of the country the entrepreneurs played one trick and incorporated one strategy in-built in the game of blackjack which was known as twenty one during the time in France. In America too the game was known as twenty one only. They announced that if the winning cards include the jacks of spade and the clubs then the wining shall be in the ratio of ten to one. This made the game quite popular in the country of USA. From then onwards the game came to be known as blackjack.


In America the casinos of the earlier days were called the saloons. The saloons were concentrated in the cities of New Orleans, San Francisco, Chicago and St. Lois.