Kōrero: Gambling

Thames gold miners, 1868

Thames gold miners, 1868

This drawing shows Thames gold miners relaxing at a local bar. In evidence are three types of gambling that were commonplace during this period. There is card gambling at the table, while billiards and raffles are advertised on the wall.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: Auckland Punch, 21 November 1868, p. 1

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Grant, 'Gambling - Cards and games', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/39428/thames-gold-miners-1868 (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā David Grant, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013