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Evolution of the Game Poker

How the Game of Poker Has Evolved

The origin and history of poker are divided in so many opinions and versions that it seems actually there are no clear or direct early ancestor of this game. As there are varieties of the game itself, so there are as many versions regarding Poker.

It is supposed to be 1000 years ago the game of poker has evolved across a wide spectrum of civilizations. One of the most popular beliefs is that the Chinese invented a game similar to poker sometime before 969 A.D. Some states that the game Poker is originated from Persian game "as nas,” a 5-player game in which a special deck of 25 cards with 5 suits are required. To some people the origin of poker is evolved in the French “poque”, a card game involving bluffing and betting. In the 12th & 13th centuries the Egyptians are found to have used a form of playing cards, and in 16th century Persia “Ganjifa” or “Treasure Cards” were used for a variety of betting games, all of these are suppose to be the symbols of poker.

From that day on Poker is divided into two sections. One of them is 5 card studs. Another is 7 card studs. Today Texas Hold’em is the most popular of the three and is regularly played in leading online poker rooms, as well as in land-based casinos throughout the world.

The most distinguished competitive tournament of poker is The World Series of Poker. It attracts professional players from around the world. The first Poker World Championship was held at Binion's Horseshoe in 1970, and Johnny Moss was the first to win the title of Poker World Champion.. Some very renowned Poker Legends are given below:

Doyle Brunson: (AKA - Texas Dolly), the first-ever million dollar poker tournament winner. During the course of his professional career, he has achieved nine WSOP bracelets. One of the most authoritative tutorial books on the game, called Doyle Brunson's Super System was published by Brunson.

Stu Ungar: (AKA - The Kid), One of the game's child prodigies who earned his reputation as a champion player by the age of fourteen. This "natural talent" gained five WSOP bracelets and an estimated $30,000,000 over the span of his career. But sadly, he spent most of these earnings for taking drugs which led him premature death at the age of 45.

(AKA - Grand Old Man) from the days of youth Moss was a fair-play fanatic. He was used to hire to monitor games at a local saloon in his hometown of Odessas, Texas. He won eight bracelets in the 25 consecutive WSOP events that he participated in, between the years 1970 to 1995.

(AKA - Amarillo Slim), Preston's life story is full of remarkable adventures, notorious slips of the tongue and a moderately successful career in show-business. He was the winner of four WSOP bracelets. He also placed himself in the Hall of Fame of Poker.

(AKA - The Cowboy) he was the man who founded poker. His pioneering vision propelled Las Vegas into a world-class gambling resort and he is considered to be one of the most influential figures in the city's history.

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