The Enduring Appeal of Texas Hold ‘em

Texas Hold'em brings Marines to The Zone

The Enduring Appeal of Texas Hold ‘em

When I was a little girl, my father set up a family poker night every Sunday after our roast dinner. We played Cowboy, Spit in the Ocean, Low Ball, Acey-Deucy-One-Eyed-Jack and all sorts of other really fun games. Now, decades later, when I get together with my brothers or friends to play, they always want to play Texas Hold’em. Huh? But why, I cry.

Some card games have made such a significant impact that it seems as if they have been around forever.

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Dogs Playing Poker

Dogs Playing Poker

Dogs Playing Poker

By Alex J Coyne © Gifts for Card Players

Before their viral popularity, these paintings were featured on cigar boxes.

When was the last time you saw a painting of dogs playing poker? Now, when was the last time you really thought of a dog playing poker? It turns out the painting has a richer history than you would expect…

The Paintings

“Dogs Playing Poker”

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The Best of Poker Documentaries

Drawing Dead: The Highs and Lows of Online Poker
They say it takes 10, 000 hours to become adept in any field. With poker, sometimes it’s all about watching the game, and nobody’s ever said that you can’t fill up some of those hours by watching some movies about poker. Here are Alex's picks for some of the best poker documentaries out there.
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