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4 facts tagged with Gambling Facts
"Stud Poker" got its name when a drunk Civil War vet gambled a horse.
In 1992, an Australian gambling syndicate purchased the majority of combinations in a Virginia lottery. They won, turning their $5m investment into $27m winnings.
Richard Nixon was so good at poker that most of his first campaign for the House of Representatives was funded by poker winnings from his time in the navy.
In Japan, gambling is illegal. However, they circumvent the law by giving out prizes instead of cash, which the winner can then sell back to the establishment for cash.