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What are some of the interesting facts about the casino that you should know?

Did you know that there are some gamblers when they are addictive, they tend to do some crazy stuff which depicts that they are so impaired by their addiction that they tend to urinate on all over the casino floor or wear diapers for adults instead of stepping away from the slot machine or table? At mobile wins, such things do happen too. 

In 2007, in Indiana, there was a gambler who filed a complaint with the Gaming commission of states after he found himself sitting on a pee soaked chair at a slot machine. In New Jersey, in 2015, there is a man who urinated into a slot machine slot for the coins rather than leaving the floor.

Other facts include:

  • It is in a casino that a sandwich was invented:It is believed that, in 1765, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, John Montagu, was a huge gambler that he was not willing to leave the gaming table to go out and eat. Instead, he told his servants to bring him some meat in between a sliced bread so that he could eat while playing at the same time. That is how the sandwich was invented.

The truth is that the Earl was just a seasoned gambler but he enjoyed the Sandwich. This legend came from a French travel guide in regard to London which is the only source of the gambling tale. The story spread and within no time, people all over Europe were craving for sandwiches. It is not Montagu who invented the meal, it is the meat between bread and people had been eating like that before then for centuries. He is the one who gave it a name and the cool story that goes with it. 

  • The smallest casino in the world is in London, at the back of a cab: It is believed that this smallest casino doesn’t even has an address. It is a mobile casino which is done in the back of a cab with a bar, dealer, gaming table, and TV showing sports. The stunt for promotion lets the riders to go anywhere in the city as long as they are ready to make a charitable donation. Or they have an option of going straight to the casino, free of charge.
  • Compared to other games, penny slot machines make more money for the casino: Though referred to as penny slots, they tend to be the most profitable games in the industry of the casino. In the early 2000s during the recession, the machines became popular which allowed the gamblers to only wager for a penny only to play but some paid more. There are some casinos which tend to have more penny slot machines as compared to any other denomination.
  • The first slot machine was not found in a casino: When the first casino was invented in 1895 by Charles Fey, it was not played in a casino, and it was not even in Las Vegas. It was at an auto shop in San Francisco for customers to play as they wait for their cars to be fixed. 

Ivy Skye Marshall: Ivy, a social justice reporter, covers human rights issues, social movements, and stories of community resilience.