In this 10th-anniversary oral history, more than 30 people who were part of the event explain what happened and what it meant for the poker business.Chris Moneymaker: In the late ’90s, I used to go to the casinos in Tunica [Mississippi]. After we saw Rounders [which came out in 1998], we started playing almost exclusively no-limit hold ’em.
Today video poker enjoys a prominent place on the gaming floors of many casinos.
The game is especially popular with Las Vegas locals, who tend to patronize locals casinos off the Las Vegas Strip.
Having “ace-high” means the best possible hand you can make is a high card of an ace. An action game refers to a game in which there is much betting and raising. Also used to refer to buying some or all of another player's investment in a game or wager. Action Card A dealt community card which has the possibility of improving multiple players' hands, resulting in a dramatic increase in action.
Add-On 1) In a tournament an add-on is the option for any player to purchase additional chips, regardless of the current size of their chip stack.
Seven of them played cash games at Binion’s Horseshoe for three straight days, and when it was over, Moss was named “champion” in a vote of his peers.