Cowboys Full: The Story of Poker

Cowboys Full: The Story of Poker

James McManus

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Cowboys Full strains the tale of poker from its roots in China, the center East, and Europe, in the course of the again rooms of saloons and the parlors of U.S. presidents to its evolution as an international phenomenon. It describes how early american citizens took a French parlor video game and became it right into a nationwide craze by the point of the Civil warfare. It explains how poker, as soon as ruled through cardsharps, is now the preferred card online game in Europe, East Asia, Australia, South the USA, and our on-line world, in addition to on tv. alongside the best way, James McManus examines the game's awesome carry on American tradition, noticeable in every thing from Frederic Remington's work to numerous poker novels, videos, and performs. Cowboys complete is raucous and interesting, a full of life, definitive background of the sport that, greater than the other, explains who we're and the way we operate.

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