In 1937, card manufacturers added the fifth suit, in the US it was green, and in the UK – blue. But that brand new suit did not survive, and the card production with it was stopped by the manufacturers.
The world record of a poker game was 90 hours. An Irishman, Phil Laak, entered the Guinness Book of Records.
Phil Hellmuth is a record-holder of WSOP bracelets. He has 11 bracelets.
An American, Alex Hamstry, in 1994, at the table of one of the casinos of Las Vegas (Mirage) made a Royal Flush.
Doyle Brunson
Through it all, I’ve learned that, in life, a man is not beaten even though he’s all-in. You can’t count him out until the fall of the last card.
Dan Harrington
Only bad luck can be noticed- your good luck slips away unnoticed.
Dan Harrington
Oh well, you have cards.
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Now Las Vegas receives about 36.7 million tourists and players a year. These people spend about 62 billion dollars on accommodation, food and entertainment.
The word "casino" comes from the Italian word “Casa”, which means “house”. The first casinos were called “Little Houses” and they were located along the Mediterranean coast.
The Australians are considered to be the most gambling nation among others – a survey claims that there are a lot of Australians among the players.
Layout of the gaming halls is held according to the rule "the less there are straight passes, the more there are the walls, partitions, stairs and other obstacles on the way out, the better".
Sheldon Gary Adelson
Make money where money is!
Sheldon Gary Adelson
I felt rich having stopped worrying about the balance of my checkbook.
Sheldon Gary Adelson
The wealth really changed my life only once when I got an opportunity to do charity.
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