As discussed in the earlier posts, gambling was founded as early as 2300 BC, and continued to grow strong all over the world. The traditional game of cards that you play today has its origins in China.
Scholars are of the opinion that it was the Chinese who first created the game of cards with human forms drawn on them, to differentiate the cards. Other sources say that the cards were used as a means of gambling and also as a stake. Actually, these are like trading cards that children play these days. This was the case in 800 AD and from there, the game of cards spread quickly to the rest of the world, through sailors and traders.
In the 14th century, Baccarat began to be played in Italy and gradually spread to France as well. It is one of the oldest gambling games that is still being played in casinos of today around the world. The earliest form of baccarat was played only with two cards. From Italy and France, it spread to various parts of Europe and from there to the rest of the world.
After hundreds of years and countless iteration, the game finally evolved into what it is today. The final version of the game as it is played across casinos all over the world originally came from Britain from where it reached America via Cuba. Baccarat is widely known as a spectator sport owing to its rules and regulations as also the nature of the gameplay, and went on to become an important game in every casino in the world.
In the following posts, you will learn about Blackjack, which is the most famous and loved casino and gambling games of all time, and how it originated and what is its story. Subscribe to this site for more information on your favorite casino games.