Poker: In the Beginning

As one of the growing millions who enjoy playing poker, it is but then necessary to learn something about the history of this card game. Your curiosity is just among the many others who may somehow in a way wanting to learn the evolution of this game.

Introduction of Poker
Everything starts from something. In Poker, historians have not yet determined how poker game or who introduced the game. Until now, it historians are still debating on the history of the game. But, they say that poker resembles the game played by Persians. It was known as nas. According to historians, this Persian game could have reached New Orleans through the Persians sailors.

Name
The name poker is thought to resemble the names of the game Poca or Pocket from Ireland and poque from France. However, historians are still wondering if the origin of poker is related with those fames from other countries. There are also other games which quite resembles the way poker is being played. Those games are the French brelan and the popular game during the Renaissance period called primero.