Dice: Deception, Fate & Rotton Luck
by Ricky Jay
Jay rolls the history of dice in this entertaining and informative volume that takes readers from the earliest forms made from animal hooves, to those made from ivory, celluloid, and plastic. He also charts the infamous players of history, accompanied by Purcell's seductive photos. 13 photos.
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Craps Rules and Craps History
The roots of craps go back to the dice games of ancient times. Pre-dating cards by many centuries, dice were originally made from either bones or stones. In the late nineteenth century, craps evolved into the game we recognize today. The rules have been codified, and now craps is second only to blackjack as the world's most popular casino table game.
History of Craps
by Basil Nestor
Craps is a contest that appeals to gregarious gamblers and those who love fast action and mercurial ups and downs. Learn about craps and its history from the Middle Ages through today's modern casino game.
The History of Craps
There is no argument that craps is the most exciting game in a casino. Taking a chance on the roll of the dice connects you to all risk takers from the past. We'll explore the origins of the game and the origin of its name in this history of craps.
The History of Dice
Tumbling dice have been with us since we first had the leisure to ponder good and bad luck. The history of these cubes of luck stretches from primitive culutres, the Egyptian, Greek and Roman times, Europe of the Middle Ages and into the modern world.