The Rough Guide to Poker is the ultimate companion to the world's most famous card game. This essential guide tracks the game's history, from its early beginnings on the Mississippi riverboats, right up to the current global boom in online playing and televised tournaments. Known for its mystique, glamour and notoriety, the guide looks at the game's most famous poker faces, from playing legends Johnny Moss and Thomas Amarillo Slim Preston, to US President Richard Nixon and Hollywood celebrities, Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck. ...

The Rough Guide to Poker 2005, Rough Guides Limited, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781843536697

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