COFFEE BREAK CORNER: QUICK QUIZ
1. A CAMPAIGN against what is targeting bingo halls, pubs and betting shops? 2. WHICH charity phone line has marked its 20th anniversary with an appeal for £20 million?
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Interesting gambling information:
- The first recorded betting games were played with marked disks or bones (the forerunners of dice), and spinning wheels or shields.
- When traveling to Las Vegas be sure to check out some of the incredible scenery outside of the city. Lake Mead is about 45 minutes away from the city and is a beautiful place to cool off. When things get really hot, give Mount Charleston a try. It\'s approximately 30 degrees cooler. Red Rock Canyon is only a 30 drive. There is also the stunning Valley of Fire which is 1 hour away from Las Vegas.
- Casino chips were used in the 18th century as a substitute for money being wagered. Originally, they were pieces of bones, mother of pearl or ivory engraved with the name of the casino and their respective value.
- By the 1370s, playing cards had reached Europe in a form that is recognizable today, with a pack consisting of 52 cards with suits of swords, polo-sticks, cups and coins.