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History of gambling

GAMBLING GOES BACK to the beginning of time when cave men rolled stones the way children in the last century tossed marbles. We are told that gambling and luck have their roots in the beginning of time when Zeus, Poseidon and Dis drew lots for shares in the universe. Poseidon "drew the gray sea to live in forever; Hades drew the lot of the mists and the darkness, and Zeus was allotted the wide sky, in the cloud and the bright air." We know this from

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Plato

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Homer

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Plutarch

Author: Joseph Mazur

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