In the beginning, craps was the leading game in the casino. Before you ask why, it is because, during World War II, it was the quickest, not to mention the easiest, game of chance (read that as ?gambling pastime?) to cook up. Military rules forbade gambling on base and on the held. A casino black jack deck of cards could be difficult to hide should an officer suddenly appear. A GI could swallow a pair of dice, if he had to. black jack wasn’t played?who?d be the banker? Get the picture? When the boys came home, the game they remembered most was craps, so naturally they gravitated to the table. Eventually, looking for a place to sit?and play?they discovered the black jack stands casino black jack. The rest, as they say, is history. Today black jack is the favorite casino table game for men and women.