Poker knows no gender, for youths, old men and women come to play. But this game is a bit different compared to various other games such as Gin Rummy, Spades, Bid Whist etc just to name a few. Unlike other card games, Poker requires more than luck. One has to be able to know the game at the back of his hand to stay at the top of the game. For it has confusing winning combinations, which may be a difference between a million lost and won.
It requires immaculate concentration, along with a good body language understanding. You cannot afford to show emotions irrespective of the card you have at your hand, as even the weakest of the card could be used as a weapon to bring down an opponent. Money talks in this game, as you can make the other person fold, by increasing the stakes and scaring the players, even if they have a better card. You need to sound confident and cannot afford to hesitate in your dealings, else you would be caught. Fold is a technical term in poker which means that the person has given up that particular game. There are a number of technical terms like these such as flush, house full, cards of 5, double pair etc.
There are many celebrities that have become serious about playing Poker. Some of them are Shane Warne, an Australian cricketer, Ben Affleck, an actor, Tobey Maguire, an actor and Shannon Elizabeth, an actress. Some of the mentioned celebrities are even professional Poker players. In the coming days, we are going to see more such professional poker celebrity players, as it has the potential of making huge money, in double quick time.