Online poker rooms run promotions, tournaments, qualifiers to land-based events and much more to keep the Texas Hold’em fans excited.
Very little is known about the invention of Texas Hold’em, although the Texas State Legislature recognizes Robstown, Texas as the hometown for the game back in the early 1900s.
After the game was born in Texas, it was brought to Las Vegas in 1967 by a group of Texas road gamblers who found great success in the game. This group included such iconic players as Doyle Brunson and Amarillo Slim Preston.
For several years, the Golden Nugget in Downtown Vegas was the sole casino to expanse the game. Even so the place at the time looked more like a saloon, and it didn’t seduce more than the die-hard participants
The pros were invited by the Dunes in 1969 and delivered the game over there. The distinguished place and the fact that nearly all players didn’t know how to play it made the Texas hold’em game very popular with the individuals who earned their keepplaying poker.
In 1970, the first WSOP was held at Binion’s Horseshoe Casino. In 1971, upon newspaperman Tom Thackrey’s proposal Benny Binion made No Limit Texas Hold’em the main event of the tournament. After obtaining just 8 contenders the first year, the WSOP erupted in 2003.
In the new millennium, poker has witnessed a swelling in popularity all over the world. Many credit this to several factors containing but not limited to:The rise of online pokerThe game’s emergence in film and televisionThe 2003 WSOP Main Event victory by Chris Moneymaker