Apple-Pie American and Older than the Mayflower
A greedy hand swoops down for the next roll.
Luck's potential is cradled in the gambler's palm.
Archaeology at Jamestown confirms that the clatter of dice is a sound as old as America.
Interpreter Daniel Cross is unfazed by the hour, charged with the energy of risk and confidence.
Chance favors interpreter Tom Hay, putting coins in his pockets and apples in his cheeks.
That which can be gained and that which can be lost mingles in the moment before a play.
Spirits rise high as glasses run low for Colonial Williamsburg interpreters at cards.
Interpreter John Hamant demonstrates what an early poker face may have looked like.
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