10 Casino Facts You Didn’t Know

10 Casino Facts You Didn't Know - Gifts and supplies for Card Players
Even if you’re a seasoned veteran of the casino floor, we’re willing to bet on the fact that you might not have known about any of these cool, weird or otherwise unusual casino facts and statistics.
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13 Curious Card Apps

Card apps
It turns out there's literally an app for everything. Check out some of the weirdest card apps we could find, from a Yu-Gi-Oh! card maker to something that requires a headset to read your brainwaves.
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3 Great Trading Card Games for All Ages

Trading Card Games
Love playing cards? Then you should love some of these trading card game picks. Unlike regular playing cards, the charm of a trading card deck is that the player can create their own deck using cards they have collected.
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4 Easy Crafts You Can Do With Cards

Crafts with Cards - Gifts for Card Players
Whether you’re a parent of a young child, a lifelong crafter and Pinterest fan, or even a staunchly craft-averse person, there’s almost definitely a card craft out there for you!
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A Deck for Everything

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Breaking out a themed deck for a game of bridge, poker or blackjack can be a lot of fun, and many players turn into card collectors. Here are some of our coolest and weirdest picks for themed card decks.
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A Return to the Classics: What’s Behind the Card and Board Game Resurgence?

Board games are popular again
Sites like Kickstarter have proven hugely popular for raising money, with the board game niche being one of the most active on the website.
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A Sweet Jackpot: Gambling Candy

A Sweet Jackpot: Gambling Candy

By Alex J. Coyne © November 2017 Great Bridge Links

If you’re not sure what to get someone for an upcoming birthday or holiday, we’d say always settle with either cash – or candy. Here’s our list of the coolest gambling candy you can buy.

Gambling-Themed Candy Molds

From Shop Bakers Nook. For only two dollars a pop,

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Are Live Casino Games the Future of iGaming?

Live Dealer Online Casino Play
Some players simply like the fact that the dealer is actually a real person and they can see a deck of cards in their hand, rather than hoping to be the benefactor of a randomly generated set of cards from a computer.
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Best Places to Play Card Games and Bingo Online

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Best Places to Play Card Games and Bingo Online

by Jake Watkins – Special for Gifts for Card Players

Playing cards online can sometimes be even more thrilling than doing so in person. In real life, you can read people’s expressions and so forth to try and get an idea of their hand and whether or not they may be bluffing. Online, however, your abilities are really put to the test as you are forced to try figure out a player’s standpoint based only on their actions.

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Beyond Pokemon: 7 Trading Card Games You May Not Have Heard Of

Beyond Pokemon: 7 Trading Card Games You May Not Have Heard Of
Trading cards have been around for about 125 years. That’s a long time; and, as you might expect, some pretty crazy games have come out in that time! Some have been institutions in and of themselves (ever heard of Pokémon?), but others are a little more, shall we say...niche.
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Can You Kill Someone With a Playing Card?

All about card throwing - gifts for card players
Card throwing just looks awesome. And, since most of us have a deck of cards handy, we had a look at the art of card throwing, the world records, how you can learn to hurl playing cards yourself and just how much damage you can do with a single thrown playing card.
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Card Magic: A History

davenports magic shop
Great magicians like Cardini, Harry Houdini, Dynamo and David Copperfield (just to name a few!) have been practicing the art of card magic for decades – but just where did card magic start? Here's a closer look at the origins and history behind cardistry.
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Card Regulations 101

Playing Card Heart Family
So, just what is a regulation style playing card deck? Have you ever played a game with a deck of Spanish playing cards? Quick! What are the card hand values in poker? Check out some of our facts about standard playing card regulations and various card games for the answers.
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Cards in Art

We all know about the famous series of paintings depicting dogs playing poker, but what about other art containing cards and games? We went digging for some more card-depictions in classic art and elsewhere. Have you spotted any cards in famous art? Let us know what you’ve found in the comments!
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Cards on the Table

Cards on the table
It isn't the best Agatha Christie novel, but it is probably one of her smartest. Deficient in character and description, it is rich in dialogue and murder. This short novel is a puzzle as good as any crossword or soduku and nearly a non-stop read.
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Cards, Cards, Everywhere

Jester Statue, Austria
If you're as passionate about playing cards as the rest of us at Great Bridge Links, you might eventually start to spot playing cards in all sorts of weird places. What's your favorite playing card reference from a film, TV series, video game or song? Check out these and tell us about yours in the comments...
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Casino Careers: Where to Learn & Apply

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How would you like to work in the casino industry? There are plenty of exciting, high-energy careers available, from a croupier to a chef. And there are casinos everywhere, or perhaps you'll live in a casino town like Las Vegas, or perhaps you'll work on a cruise ship sailing through the Caribbean. Alex has gathered some startup information for you!
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Casino in a taxi (and other strange casino facts)

World's smallest casino
Did you know that the world’s largest slot machine tournament ever took place at Muckleshoot Casino in Washington, USA - with 3, 173 players hitting the machines simultaneously? Keep reading for more interesting, historical and just plain weird facts about casinos.
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Crossing the Bridge to Magic: The Gathering

Magic the Gathering - Gifts for Card Players
It’s easy to see the attraction between trick-taking and trading card games. We took a look at some champion bridge players who are also experts at Magic: The Gathering.
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Dogs Playing Poker

Dogs Playing Poker

Dogs Playing Poker

By Alex J Coyne © Gifts for Card Players

Before their viral popularity, these paintings were featured on cigar boxes.

When was the last time you saw a painting of dogs playing poker? Now, when was the last time you really thought of a dog playing poker? It turns out the painting has a richer history than you would expect…

The Paintings

“Dogs Playing Poker”

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