Sunday, December 27, 2009

Texas hold em

Texas hold em is the most popular poker game in the United States and around the world. The game has actually been around for the last fifty years.It almost died out but then an idiot won the World series of poker and then it exploded, big, big time. Mainly because of TV. And also Internet poker sites.

Texas hold em started out in Texas. Were poker was illegal. Then In the late 1960's it started in a legal poker room in Las Vegas. The Golden Nugget in downtown Las Veagas.Then started to spread slowly though out Nevada.California also had legal cardrooms were poker was played.Those games were Draw games. Low ball and high draw..Then in the 1990"s California allowed Hold em.

Texas hold em will be around for awhile more. But when it dies out, there will always be another poker game just as popular. That is the nature of poker.