When you begin poker, it is not so easy to know everything about it. Most of the time, it takes time to be aware of the rules and more about the strategies of the players and use them properly. We need some time and patience to understand everything. Something important in poker is to know the origin of it as well. Poker was and it is still very popular in USA and most of the game finds its origin in America! So it is time to know a little bit more about the hand of the poker and some of them are about real stories!
King and queen
This pair has a few nicknames. You have the wedding, the royal couple, love and the royalty. This pair is composed of a king and a queen and when you lose with it you can call it the divorce.
A pocket kings
A pocket kings has a number of nickname. This pair is quite stronger than a pair of aces but of course it is lower than a pair of aces. So, if you receive it at the beginning of the game, you have probably a strong pair. We call it the King Kong, for the power of the animal but also the cowboy, you take your guns and you kill everyone with it like a real cowboy.
Pocket of queen
This one has a lot of nickname: Ladies, TwinSisters or Cow-girls or Hilton sisters. A lot of name are from the western because at this time the poker was very popular and any western comics such as lucky Luke has a poker tournament in it and everyone is cheating. Hilton sister is probably from Paris and a friend through probably the reality show “Simple life”. You can also call it Siegfried and Roy through two American magicians.
Pocket of jack
This pair is called Jesse James or James brothers. Jesse James was the cowboy and with his brother they were participating at the Secession war between the south and the north. They were defending the south and after the war, the 2 boys were completely traumatised. They started to attack banks, diligences and train to get the money that their mother lost during the war. After the war, their family lost everything and they have to refund a lot of banks. So this why they started to attack bank and… After a while, and after stealing enough money to survive with it, they decided to take their retirement but the government wanted their head and a rewards of $10 000 was offered to the person who could catch them. One of the members of their team caught the opportunity and denounced him and killed him with a bullet just behind the ear. He died and he brother went to the police and stayed a few years in jail.
It is a lot more nickname pairs but for today it will be enough and the time to digest them. Have fun at thefree poker sites and don’t forget my stories!