Archive for the ‘Poker History’ Category

Poker Hall of Fame

Friday, August 5th, 2011

The ‘Poker Hall of Fame’ was introduced in the year 1979 and includes the names of most influential players of poker. These are the ones who have made some contributions to the game. To be considered for this hall of fame, the individual must have participated in the top competition for higher stakes, for a number of years. For anyone who is a non-player, the individual must have known contributions to the growth and the success of the game, with ineffaceable positive and long lasting results.

Who do the 4 Kings in a deck of cards represent?

Friday, February 19th, 2010

A lot of people believe that each of the kings in the deck of cards would represent a great king from the past. King of Israel, David, is said to be the King of Spades whereas Alexander the Great is believed to be the King of Clubs. On the other hand, the French King Charlemagne is known to be the King of Hearts and the Roman Caesar Augustus is thought off as the King of Diamonds. At the same time as some people believe this to be true, there is a huge debate over the topic.