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    Posted: 11-Mar-2005 at 06:09


Poker is America's best known and most popular card game, played both at home and in the casino. While its origins are unknown, it is likely that poker is a direct descendant from the Persian game of s Nas. The first direct reference to the game of poker shows its origins in New Orleans around 1830.

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