As unbelievable as it may seem, the tradition of gambling and, more specially, betting is very ancient, almost as much as civilization itself. Would you imagine that having one person betting against another with the objective of winning something, even though having the chance to loose, was already a tradition in ancient Egypt? Studies have shown they already made types of head-to-head with whatever they had available. Of course very primitive when compared to current days, same goes for the prizes. Stones and spears, animals or food would be used as stakes.
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