Category: Betting in History

  • Between honor and bet: the duels that made history

    Between honor and bet: the duels that made history

    A gunshot in the silence of dawn, swords crossing under the gray sky of an autumn afternoon: The duels were not only comparisons of strength or skill, but also stages for games of chance where the bets were high, sometimes with life itself in the balance. Each duel, a fiery fusion of fate and calculation,…

  • Intrigue and mysteries: superstitions in gambling through the centuries

    Intrigue and mysteries: superstitions in gambling through the centuries

    In every glittering gaming room, behind every calculated move and impassive gaze, hide rituals and talismans full of arcane meanings. Just you open the door to a virtual world of possibilities, so superstitious beliefs and practices try to weave luck into the invisible meshes of destiny. Talismans of ancient Rome: the game of the gods…