Posts Tagged ‘history’

Video Poker History and Regulation

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Video poker is simply a digital version of 5-card draw poker played on a computerized monitor similar to a slot machine. The digital 5-card draw poker began with a TV-like screen using a solid state CPU, thus making it viable as a business or gambling machine. The early models of video poker appeared in the [...]

Two-Up: History and Gameplay

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Two-up is a time-honoured Australian game, which involves a ‘Spinner’ tossing two coins in the air. Usually, the coins are pennies because the weight and design makes them ideally suited for the game. They are stable and effortless to toss in the air. The pennies of pre-1939 have a head on the front side and [...]