History Of Texas Holdem

Texas holdem is one of the most popular forms of poker game today. While there is no clear evidence that how this card game have emerged. But it is believe that the history of texas holdem game can be trace back to the Texas in 1900s. The earliest version of texas holdem was played in the Robstown, Texas in the early 1900s. The game is said to have first come to Dallas, Texas, in 1925 and the word ‘Poker’ of which it is a popular version. Read on to learn more about the origin of texas holdem.

After the invention of texas holdem and spreading throughout Texas, the game was introduced for the first time in Las Vegas by a few Texan gamblers and card players. This included the names of Crandell Addington, Doyle Brunson and Amarillo Slim. In the texas holdem history, r, Crandell Addington wrote about the history of no-limit Texas hold'em for Doyle Brunson's Super System 2. In the history of texas holdem, the game gained its popularity in year 1970, when Benny and Jack Binion renamed it the World Series of Poker and moved in to their casino Binion’s Horseshoe in Las Vegas.

The game of texas holdem began to grow in the1980s as well. The bookmakers like Terry Rogers and Liam Flood familiarize the game of texas holdem to European card players in the early 1980s. However, in the history of texas holdem, the game gained popularity as a main event in poker tournaments which began with Binion accepting a small invitational Poker tournament from Riverside Casino’s Tom Morehead. In 1972, 8 players took part in the World Series of Poker tournament; and thirty years later, the figure shot up to 800.

With the event of online poker, the game of texas holdem gains a huge popularity allowing the common poker player to amass years of experience in a much shorter period of time. Additionally, the World Poker Tour, debuting in 2003, and the 1998 film, Rounders, served further popularise the game. A surge ensued, and Texas Hold'em became the game to play, both for professional and amateur poker players alike.