Category: gambling history

Legendary gamblers: Alan Woods
Categories: blackjack, gambling history, other games, sports betting 10 Jul 2022 127
Reading time: 7 min, 1326 words

Legendary gamblers: Alan Woods

Alan Woods, a huge winner with a massive bankroll, bets millions the way the rest of us gamble dollars. In 1987, he made his first million dollars by shorting the Hong Kong stock exchange. He lost it the next year by shorting the Japanese market. In 1994, he won $8...

Who created gambling?
Categories: gambling history 30 Jul 2022 127
Reading time: 6 min, 1092 words

Who created gambling?

Gambling has been around for thousands of years and games of chance are just one of the evolutionary tendencies that we can't shake off. In the 21st century, people are just as divided about gambling as they were in the past. Gambling was against the law in Egypt and gamblers were...

Archie Karas interview
Categories: gambling history, interviews, live poker, video 24 Apr 2021 115

Archie Karas interview

Archie Karas, a gambler who started with $50 in 1995 and made it into $40 million in three years, only to lose it all in three weeks. Man with one of the most outstanding streaks in gambling history tells his life story. Article about Karas