The first traces of gambling in the form of horse racing
Gambling got the fame among the elite of the USA of that time
The ban of gambling by religion and evolution of the gambling activities
390 lotteries in 13 colonies after the religious ban
Ban of the lotteries by British Crown
The gambling activities were not banned totally and continued to be practiced by the local population
The new boom of gambling in the USA during the Second Awakening and the Third Awakening.
Moralists tended to restrict gambling in New Orleans as it seemed to be sinful
Moralists tended to ban gambling because of its sinful nature and violation of all laws
The decisions of the courts tended to support both Moralists and gamblers
The development of gold rush led to the spread of casino activities
The gambling got new fame in San Francisco, and the city turned to the one of the most popular in the country
In the 1850s, the law in California became stricter, and gambling got illegal. It had to be secret.
Because of being banned by the law, some illegal gambling venues were run to satisfy the gambling demand.
New gambling centers in Kansas City, Deadwood, and South Dakota.
The gamblers in those cities became richer and were turned into elite population
The development of the new classes in gambling emerged
The usage of the telegraphs simplified gambling and advanced it to the new level
The elite class participated in gambling was adjusted by the working class
The development of bordellos was another means to evolve the casino activities and emerge of some negative social phenomena
Brothels and bordellos gave rise to the appearance of racketeers.
Racketeers took over the adult entertainment venues to accumulate additional income
The new legislation was needed to stop the negative phenomena
By the end of the 19th century gambling shaped legally and all of the traces of racketeers were vanished
Number games and Italian lotteries led by criminals got popular
At the beginning of the 20th century one could take loans to gamble
Policy games, Horse racing, Slot machines, Betting parlors, Gambling houses
1920s and 1930s were the turning point in US gambling flourishing