Malaysia police arrest 137 in gambling bust
Malaysian police on Thursday arrested 137 people, mostly from China and Taiwan, in a raid on a crime ring that bet on English football, arranged Internet gambling and carried out online scams.
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Casino gambling information:
- Catholics were found to be more likely to gamble than Protestants and other religious groups. Catholics were also found to be less likely to disapprove of gambling than other religious groups.
- In Cuba, during the 1950's, the blackjack shoe was first introduced. The dealers in Cuba handled the cards really well and management thought that the dealers may be being a little too good to their friends. So, to curb their suspicions, management decided to use a "dealing box" which is currently known as a shoe.
- The current wave of legal lotteries started in New Hampshire, spread to other North-Eastern states, and then across the nation.
- The name of the game "Poker" likely descended from the French poque, which descended from the German pochen ("to knock"), but it is not clear whether the games named by those terms were the real origins of poker.