The brief history of dice goes back a long, long way. Gambling in one form or another has been with us since the beginning of human existence. Recently various scholars have looked into the history of dice, as both a bringer of luck and from an anthropological perceptive.
If you're dealing with casino cheaters, what should you do? Well, remember when the blackjack cheater in the movie "Casino" gets his hand smashed with a hammer? Then his partner is offered either the cash he "won" plus the hammer, or to leave with nothing. Back in the day, casinos didn't mess around when it came to dealing with casino cheaters.
Nothing quite mixes the excitement of blood and money as the betting on blood sports, most notably, that of dog fighting. In spite of legal efforts, it exists as an underground sport in virtually all countries around the world. And where there's dog fighting, there's also dog fight betting.
So, you want to play poker like James Bond? In the quintessential Bond movie, Casino Royal, with Daniel Craig doing the honors, we get to see his poker playing strategies. The movie actually coincided with renewed interest in the game thanks to Chris Moneymakers historic win at the main event of the Poker World Series.