The tradition of ornamenting the body with symbols came to us from ancient times. Tattoos protected, told everybody about the fate of their hosts and attracted luck. Each ornament had its destiny and was closely connected with spiritual world of their host. The tattoo application was always connected with pain and it was considered that pain strengthened the spirit.
It is not surprising that Japanese mafia Yakuza totally covered their bodies with different picturesque tattoo designs. Gamblers also became faithful followers of tattoo application – their superstitious nature found its way to gambling tattoo designs representing symbols of luck, elements of gambling and different protectors on their bodies. The most popular gambling tattoo designs have always been four-leaf clover, stars, card, card suits, dice. These symbols not only brought luck to the player but also could reveal what games the player went for and liked the most.
Poker players very often apply gambling tattoo designs of high card combinations to their shoulders or arms. Ace of spades is also a very popular gambling tattoo among the gamblers who play cards. It is known to bring luck in the game. Gambling tattoos are the symbols of status and the way of expression of gamblers and some of such tattoo designs strike the imagination. The most famous gambling tattoo, despite the variety of colors and ornaments, became a regular inscription. The whole story was made up by Golden Palace Casino.
Enterprising advertisers, who had to advertise on the new gambling project, imagined one extraordinary way to do it. They decided not to spend million budgets for promotion on the Internet, paying of reviews in magazines and on the TV, managers began to pay the boxers for their gambling tattoos. According to the contract, the boxer had to apply to his back the address of the website of internet casino as a gambling tattoo design. Later on millions of spectators watched this inscription on the contestant during the battle. From the year of 2003 to the year of 2005 Golden Palace constantly paid the services of the sportsmen who appeared during the contests with this kind of tattoo. Among them there have been famous men playing basketball, Olympic champions and even the winners of the eating contests. They have got incredible income from this non-standard advertising, but the casino didn’t stop on it. There was the auction, the main condition of which was the application of the gambling tattoo with the address of the website. The winner turned out to be a young single mother, who applied the address of the website on her forehead and got 10 000 dollars for it. The second place in the contest won a man who applied this gambling tattoo on his big belly – the logo of the internet casino – and won 5000 dollars. As we can see, gambling tattoos are very popular among professional players – they are considered to bring luck and confidence to their bearers.
Especially popular are the gambling tattoos representing dice. It became the symbol of risk, gambling. The meaning of such gambling tattoo is not understood in the end, that’s why it can be understood relatively easy and has the most sacred meaning only for the applicant.
Dice is a famous symbol of luck and luck is needed by everyone – that is why such gambling tattoo is extremely popular among all people who love the risk and the gambling.