I wonder about reverse causality, but . . . : "Playing Duplicate Bridge Prevents Dementia in Older People".
I'm skeptical of the economics (toward the end), but the history is interesting.
From the same website see also "The McDonalds Monopoly Fraud".
This sounds excellent. I plan on buying a copy.
I saw it a couple of times in South Florida in the early 70s and even without being able to gamble, it was a lot of fun to watch.
If they had had this when I was a kid I would never have graduated third grade.
I've long thought that Byrne v. Fischer is amazing--and it is--but it only ranks #5 on this video list. #1 is pretty darn amazing, too.
Hang on, PC-centric, non-game-box game players.
The enormous publicity has dried up, but, apparently, Second Life is still going strong.
Consistent with what I've read elsewhere: buzzer timing is virtually the whole ballgame.