Discussions held around the history of poker are often contentious, with ‘experts’ offering differing points of view. Does the modern game have its roots in 10th century China or 17th century France where citizens played Poque? The picture becomes clearer following the introduction of the game to the southern United States in the 19th century where it grew in popularity before spreading around the world. Today poker, in all its guises, is almost certainly found in every casino that offers online gambling.
There are many variations of the game including:
- Texas Hold’em
- Seven-card Stud
- Five-card Draw
- Poker with video streaming from live casinos is becoming increasingly popular
These games can generally be played in cash game format and tournament format.