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11 Sports Game Facts
4 More Sports, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball,
Baseball, Golf, Hockey,
Football, Tennis, Cricket and Rugby. Bonus! FantasySports Facts Trivia added
4 More Sports
included with game facts trivia reporting are
Olympics, Boxing, Table
& Badminton, sports that have a global appeal.
Soccer Terms: Chop
: action to
strike the ball hard in a different direction to escape a defender. Hacking:
lingo for the kicking a
challenger's legs. Square Pass
passings to a teammate running nearby.
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored the most number of
points in a single NBA game, giving his team 100 of the total 169
scored against the New York Knicks in March 2, 1962.
Volleyball Lingo: Back Row Attack:
refers to a player in the back row who attacks the ball in an attempt
to score, usually in the form of a spike. Power Alley:
lingo for long hit
avoiding the spiker while moving to the farthest point of the court.
Two baseball teams hold the record for most home runs
in a single game. For the American League, it is Toronto Blue
Jays, 10 home runs in an 18-3 victory over the Orioles during
Sept/1987. For the National League, there's Cincinnati Reds, 9 home
runs for a 22-3 win over Philadelphia in Sept/1999.
You have got to drive way long at the Satsuki Golf
Club in Japan because it's 909 yards before the dimpled ball reaches
the 7th hole. This is the longest distance between holes--a world
Hockey Lady: Manon Rheaume, born 1972, won an Olympic
silver, played goalie and made the record books as the first and only
woman to play during an NHL exhibition game for Tampa Bay Lightning.
To date, the Super Bowl has never been played on a participating team's
home field. Nor has a Super Bowl game required overtime or ended in a
Tennis Jargon: Buggy Hit
hitting the ball with no follow through but a short whip-like motion. Dink:
refers to a shot hit with
little velocity. Triple
victory at singles, doubles, and mixed doubles at a tournament.
3 Game Formats: First is Test Cricket, second is ODIs or single day
events and the third game format is T20 where
each team bats and bowls for 20 overs only. This is currently, the
favorite of the formats.
Rugby's longest game in history took place on October 7th 2011 and
lasted for 24 hours and 30 minutes and 6 seconds.
8 Casino Gambling Facts:
Gambling Worldwide, Blackjack, Poker, Craps, Slots, Video Poker,
gamerisms embarks on a global fact finding mission to report about
casino history, online casinos and land casinos, casino players data,
revenue and regional markets worldwide plus Winners & Legends.
The late Australian Kerry Packer, a media tycoon preferred the
game of blackjack
among others. Kerry is said to have tipped one cocktail waitress a
For the game of poker, there is one chance in 500 of drawing a flush.
There are 2,598,960 five-card hands possible in a 52-card deck of
Between 1904 and 1911, William Nelson Darnborough
from Bloomington, Illinois, challenged the monstrous Monte Carlo casino
at roulette, winning close to a half million dollars.
According to an ESPN survey, about 118 million Americans gambled on
sports in some manner in 2008.
few craps winner can get the nod from Lady Luck by riding small buy-ins
to big hits as with Fast Eddie. During his 80+ years there were 4
different sessions at the craps tables where $100 initial bet zoomed up
to more than $250,000. each time.
to this Megabucks winner for a payout of $20,591,025.
The anonymous 64 year old Vegas resident stated that only four pulls
and $12 was
enough for a
There are over 25 versions of video poker including play online and
each one has their own strategy.
5 Skill Game Facts Trivia:
Chess, Backgammon, Rummy, Billiards and Darts
Two unique chess terms are:
unprotected chess piece, if captured, could result
in a loss.
: piece caught between the king and queen.
card game, In Between is a backgammon variant where players bet on the
odds of the third card falling in between the values of the first two
There are over 30 variations of the game Rummy that are commonly played
and hundreds of local variations worldwide.
tapered sticks are used to strike the cue balls with a tip that is
called cues. There are other accessories called rest, a full-butt and a
are some entertaining names for darts games. For example, Jumpers,
Killers, Round the Clock, Cricket and Tactics are played with various
More Skill Game Facts Trivia:
Merging the terms for the English word yes
from the French and German
became the Oiuja board.
There are 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 different color combinations
possible on a Rubik's Cube.
The World Rubik Cube championship record is 16.5 seconds to solve the
Clue game board has nine rooms.
Scrabble consists of 100 tiles.
Video Game Facts Trivia
everything you wanted to know about Video Game Land Worldwide.
Game Facts & Trivia
comprehensive report includes general facts, revenue, video game
history, worldwide popularity and online gaming. Additionally, 10 video
game genres are detailed:
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Top 10 Sports:
Terms, Trivia & Ten Quiz
40 Quiz for Casino,
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