Modern Day Inventors: Creators of the Casino

To have your name written in the stars and be remembered for millennia to come is something a lot of people desire. Maybe it is our morbid desire to live forever that makes knowing that a piece of me lives on even after I am gone, such an appealing thing.

Or just to make the world a better place. Whatever it is that drives these “beautiful minds” we are eternally grateful. Whether the intention behind an invention was good or bad, the world’s knowledge would have increased.

It is from all sorts of experiences during experimental procedures that science progresses. The progression of science is always a good thing. We just have to protect the technology from abuse even from ourselves also.

Inventing the Casino

The casino is a magical place where the future and the present interface in very close proximity. A thing of such magnificence could not be invented. The best that society can do is control it. Games of chance fascinate a lot of people including inventors.

cartoon of cavemen inventing the wheelWhile they may not be as famous as Alexander Fleming or Elon Musk, there are many men who have contributed to the making the casino experience what it is today. Yebo Casino salutes some of the people who helped make gambling what it is today. While there are literary hundreds of names that deserve to be on the list for this post we are just going to mention two.

Charles Fey

Charles Fey is the man who gave us the first automated gambling games. In 1887 the California based inventor created the very first real money slot, the liberty bell. Today slots are the most popular games both online and at land-based casinos.

Blaise Pascal

The roulette wheel, one of the most recognizable casino symbols was a not designed to be a casino game. Rather it was a failed attempt to make a friction-less wheel by French Mathematician Blaise Pascal in 1655.

Continue to follow this blog, next time we will be talking about some of the people credited with creating some of the top casino games.

 

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