It’s hard to dispute that poker is the major gambling game played in the world today, we have all heard something about it and more than just a few of us have played some form of poker at one time or another. The major reason for the popularity of poker is because the easy format of play makes it possible for you and a few friends to get together, have a beer and a hand or two of poker.
The place where poker is the most popular in the world has to be America where it is thought that around 40 million people play, but it is true to say that with the success of online casino sites, most of the rest of the world is catching up very quickly.
The World Series is the place to watch some serious poker played, here you will see the world’s finest players all vying for the big win. The whole series has fifty tournaments and it finishes with the championship and even though the entrance fee is $8,000 it still attracts 8,000 players!
To get yourself into the game find a good online casino and they will have free poker for you to get used to the game and the site before you jump into playing for real money. Take your time and practice, you will soon learn the strategy and get into the most popular of card games.
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