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Gambling Stories 101


A win at a gambling table can be fun narrating. The gambling is being popularized by word-of-mouth technique as there are many who have such success stories to share with the aspirants. These can be real fun but one has to actually win for getting started with such a story. Winning is not always easy. But experienced gamers do observe a lot and then sit on the table. Shuffle tracking etc. are the main techniques for winning a hand of poker. Poker and black jack are associated with tricks but still they are very popular among the people thus they are still played at all places.

Though a lot goes in to making a great gambler, but the contribution of the casinos and the internet is immense in making the game of gambling a global phenomena. The novelists have also taken this as their theme and written loads. Gamblers are always associated with glamour and glitterati. A gamblers life is one of a prince who decides to risk all the dough he has. That's sheer extravagance. A lot of credit for the popularity of card games like poker and blackjack goes to the airing of tournaments of these as sports events. Before that poker and other card games were played in the stinky places.

With the advent of popular gambling, casinos have become the most sought after places for the gamblers. This has tremendously increased the flow of money toward he casino owners. People like Donald Trump, Steve Wynn have converted their estates into luxurious casino resorts and they are minting money with both hands. The concentration of such establishments is basically in Las Vegas, Nevada, but most of north America has casinos mushroomed all over it.

The movie-goers have also been greatly influenced by gambling plots put up in the films like The Cincinnati Kid, Rounders etc. It becomes such an influential film theme because of the fact that it has all possible glamour attached to it. The leads are shown always winning and getting envied by the bad guys. This also influences the not-so-stable minds of the viewers. Gambling in the rural and old background has also influenced a lot of literary luminaries. The likes of Fyodor Dostoevsky have written works like 'The Gambler' almost more then two centauries back.

Gambling has, since its legislation, has taken many different forms. There are lotteries and there are raffles. People call it charity and enjoy the benefits. This goes on to prove that the people are still treading on chance and through one way or another gambling is finding its followers.

Gambling it self sounds very scandalous and scandals are a part of gambling all the way. The techniques developed by the experienced gamblers over the years like shuffle tracking and card counting etc. have made the casino owners stay on guard. Breaking the hose advantage in the game of blackjack has been the aim of the many players. With timing and experience many have also succeeded in doing so. But the business is run on principles. The cops are behind the probable cheats and they are on the look out with the help of the casino owners.

Although gambling is a mixture of luck, crime, tricks and trade but still it attracts many customers from all strata of the American society. Gambling is now a way of life and as long as life goes on gambling will live along.

Mansi aggarwal writes about gambling stories topics.


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