The Rise of Poker

If you weren't living in a cave for the last couple of your, you must already know that poker is the new undefeated star of the world of gambling. Not even the most veteran of casino lovers and experts can remember when a gambling game received so much attention and praise. Poker is now experiencing what can only be regarded as a miracle. In less than a decade poker has moved from the back of smoky poker rooms and restricted casino rooms to the front of national TV.

Poker has ascended so fast to a status of kingdom that some people were puzzled by how such an amazing advance can happen. To think that only a decade ago some people would have been embarrassed to admit that they love to play poker . Although it seems that poker's rise was quite sudden it actually took a little more time than most people know.

In the last two decades poker has became a very popular Sunday night game. In many homes across America small groups of friends would gather for a good friendly game of poker, long before the comfort of online casino s. Poker though went a long way since those days.

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