Historical Timeline of Popular Casino Games

The folks at Gaming Club put together this infographic timeline of some of the most popular casino games. The infographic takes a look at some of the historical milestones for such games as roulette, blackjack, slot machines, baccarat and craps. There are quite a few interesting facts such as:

  • Nevada legalized Blackjack in 1939, right before Las Vegas opened
  • The earliest slot machines gave out fruit flavored gum
  • The name Craps was derived  from the French word, “toad” due to the players stance

 

 

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