12 Poker Fun Facts You Didn’t Know
In a game like poker with such a rich history and so many classic stories and myths, there’s tons of interesting facts and tid-bits. Next time you sit down at the poker table, bust out some of these poker fun facts! Photo: BBC These are our top 12 interesting poker fun facts. When poker first started in the American South, players gambled for gold nuggets, dust, and coins. Eventually saloons invented chips to provide a standard unit. Poker was originally played with 20 cards.