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The Mysterious and Interesting Game of Internet Poker Poker has proven to be the most interesting game that is sweeping the world by storm with its contagious excitement and popularity. It’s actually the most popular online casino game that ever existed, and it awards great players with pots of money at the end of every hand! However, regardless of the popularity of poker, its origins remain a mystery. The poker game greatly resembles an ancient Persian game while the name is derived from French, German and Dutch origins. It could be possible that many earlier games influenced the poker that we know and love today. According to some reports, poker was played as early as 1829 in New Orleans with a small deck that had only 20 cards where four players bet on whose hand was the most valuable. The game then spread to the rest of the country through the Mississippi riverboat system, where gambling was a very common past time. The game spread quickly during the gold rush and became the game we know today. It wasn’t long when the 52-card deck was used and many variations have started showing up while new hands were added to the game during the American Civil War. These include the Flush, Draw Poker, Stud Poker and the Straight. After that, more and more variations were created including Wild Card, Low Ball, Split-pot poker and community card poker games. The most popular community card poker game is Texas Hold’em. Now, poker and park jargon have played an important part in the American and English Culture. You can now hear people say ace in the hole, ace up your sleeve, beats me, blue


chip, call my bluff, cash in, high roller, pass the buck, poker face, stack up, up the ante, when the chips are down and so on are used in common day conversations. Even people who aren’t even familiar with the game use them. Currently, poker tournaments are the most popularly watched card game thanks to the technology of television. Tournaments are normally played in Texas Hold’em-style poker and the World Series of Poker keeps the game popular and attractive for many people.

The Mysterious and Interesting Game of Internet Poker  

However, regardless of the popularity of poker, its origins remain a mystery. Thepoker gamegreatly resembles an ancient Persian game while t...

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