The name of a poker card game derived from the following words: the French «Poque», the German «Pochen» and the English «Brag».
A chip size is always the same – 39 mm in diameter.
There are more than 130 varieties of poker.
For the first time, Texas Hold'em, a type of poker, was played in Robstown, Texas, in the early 20th century. The game was brought to Las Vegas by a group of Texas players, among whom there were Doyle Brunson, Crandell Addington and Amarillo Slim.
Phil Hellmuth
I think that we are all in the right place at the right time almost every day. It’s the people who are prepared to be lucky who can take advantage of being there.
Erik Seidel
Hard work and passion for your craft - are the keys to success. You should realize that most likely you will have to modify your strategy constantly otherwise you will find stagnation and collapse. Every day you must be better than yesterday. If you can perform this simple rule you will succeed.
Phil Hellmuth
If luck weren't involved, I'd win every time.
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The price for a real casino chip is from 1 to 1.5 dollars apiece.
Croupier (dealer) – In the XVII century, that was the way a man was called, who stood behind a newcomer’s back at the table. He helped an inexperienced player to make right moves.
It is believed that, according to the theory of probability, the Black Jack player has an advantage (1 – 2%) over the casino.
It is commonly believed that China is the place of gambling origin.
Sheldon Gary Adelson
Make money where money is!
Sheldon Gary Adelson
I felt rich having stopped worrying about the balance of my checkbook.
Sheldon Gary Adelson
The wealth really changed my life only once when I got an opportunity to do charity.
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