1. When constructed, the atrium for the Luxor in Las Vegas was the largest atrium in the world.
2. The casino floor of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas is bigger than the playing field for Yankee Stadium.
3. The Blackjack hall of fame in San Diego, California was established in 2002 to honor the best players, experts and authors.
4. Scientist Blaise Pascal tried to invent a perpetual motion machine. After many failed attempt he ended up inventing the Roulette Wheel.
5. The dices used for craps were originally used by tribesmen to predict the future.
6. In 1683 Massachusetts passed the first law making gambling illegal.
7. Gamblers tend to cheat at private games more often than at professional venues.
8. Of the gamblers that play on line, look for information about gambling, rules on gambling or gambling tips the majority are gambling addicts.
9. In Bingo, purple dabbers are the most popular color with the bingo players.
10. The total of all the numbers shown on a Roulette Wheel is 666. This number is thought to be the Devil number. That is why roulette and gambling are usually associated with the Devil and sin.
11. Big company stocks are often referred to as blue chip stocks. This name came from poker games where blue chips had a higher value than red and white chips.
12. On a Bingo card with ninety numbers there are 44 million ways to make B-I-N-G-O.
13. Las Vegas got its name from the Spanish word meaning “meadows”. In the early days of the city there were numerous natural springs that are now long gone.
14. The vast majority of casinos have no windows or clocks so gamblers lose track of time.
15. In the City of Las Vegas there are so many slot machines that one out of every eight residents can have their own machine to play.
16. Approximately 25 percent of Americans admit that at one time or another they were involved with illegal gambling.
17. Each day, at the average large casino property in Las Vegas, 7,000 breakfasts are served for guests. This includes 25,000 eggs, 3,000 ounces of juice and 430 pounds of coffee.
18. The highest building west of the Mississippi River is the Stratosphere Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas.
19. The first sandwich was invented by John Montagu, the Fourth Earl of Sandwich, who liked to eat fried meat between two pieces of bread and thus he could keep one hand free at the casino table.
20. Gambling became legal in Nevada in 1931, the same year Railroad Pass Hotel & Casino was established. To this day, Railroad Pass is America’s longest running casino and has gaming license 004.