When one thinks of poker, it’s hard not to conjure up images of Texas Hold’em almost immediately. Known as the “Cadillac of Poker,” Texas Hold’em has become the most popular variant of poker worldwide. Its journey from the dark backrooms of hidden dusty towns of Texas to the glitzy casinos of Las Vegas and finally […]

Within the pantheon of poker’s most celebrated figures, Fred “Sarge” Ferris occupies a distinguished position. His journey through the poker world was not merely one of participation; it was a narrative of dominance, strategy, and unparalleled skill. His name, synonymous with poker excellence, evokes reverence and admiration among enthusiasts and professionals alike. /*! elementor – […]

In the realm of everyday objects often taken for granted, playing cards stand out as a remarkable fusion of art, history, and culture. This journey into the world of playing card art is not merely about appreciating the aesthetic beauty of these miniature canvases; it’s an exploration into the heart of human creativity and cultural […]

The year is 1973 and the poker world is about to witness a revolution spearheaded by none other than the visionary Eric Drache. Born in 1943, this man is not just accomplished at the poker table but also a visionary who reshaped the very foundations of the poker industry. But let’s not get ahead of […]

Badugi, Badeucy, and Badacy If you’ve only played Texas Hold’em for your entire poker career, you’re missing out. Different poker variants can provide a breath of fresh air from Hold’em, sporting all-new mechanics, and rules. Who knows, maybe you’ll even like variants like Omaha more than Hold’em if you give them a try! Now, if […]

Poker is one of the world’s most popular and widespread casino games. You’ve almost certainly heard of it, whether through depictions of poker in blockbuster movies like Casino Royale (2006) or broadcasts of competitive poker in tournaments like the World Series of Poker (WSOP). However, if you haven’t played the game yourself, you may be […]

Even if you’re not an avid gambler, it’s hard not to be awed by some of the casinos around the world. These luxury resorts have become iconic for their massive scale, stunning designs, or other unique attractions. If you’re interested in learning more about one of these casinos, you’re in luck. Today, we’ll look at […]

Johnny Moss was born on May 14th, 1907 in the small town of Marshall, Texas. Johnny’s mother passed away suddenly from complications related to appendicitis when he was only eight years old and his father was seriously injured in a work-related accident just a few months after. Following these tragic events, Johnny began selling newspapers […]

Poker is one of the most popular games in the world, enjoyed by millions of players of all ages and backgrounds. Unlike many other games, poker is not purely a luck-based game – instead, it requires skill and strategy to win consistently. The object of the game is to make the best hand from the cards […]

While many Greeks have, over the centuries, been recorded in the annals of history, when it comes to gambling in the United States there is one legend that stands above the rest, Nick ‘the Greek’. The stories about Nick ‘the Greek’ have been made into books, a song and he has been mentioned in movies […]

Part 7 – December 1st, 2018 through January 31st, 2019 Originally posted: December 4th, 2018 The History of Strip Poker: Undressing the Game It’s not often an assignment lands on my desk and immediately brightens my day. There’s a definite ‘forbidden thrill’ in sitting up to the fullest in my chair to obscure my saucy […]