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Pontoon is the greatest Chameleon of gambling world. Though it is very similar to blackjack, the house thought this game through and wisely worked towards Pontoon’s global acceptance. In Singapore and Australia Pontoon remains a card game quite similar to Spanish 21. In Australia specifically, Pontoon is played using multiple decks of cards. You may find casinos in the Gold Coast area have a different name for Pontoon than the one in Tasmania.
But the real revolution or rather a change took place in west. In the U.K., Pontoon apparently remains like blackjack yet distinguishable with some words like “Twist” and “Stick” and U.K. Pontoon is recognized as the blackjack version with some added rules, played with a single deck of cards.
To understand the history of Pontoon, we present...Read More
Texas Hold’em is one of the most plausible card games of all time. It was the main game that was played by Matt Damon in the movie Rounders, and was also incorporated in James Bond’s Casino Royale.
Even though very less is known about induction of Texas Hold’em, Robstown, a city in the state of Texas was officially declared as the motherland of the game in early 20th century. 1969 was the year when the game took flight from Texas to Las Vegas and a very lucrative reaction about the game was observed amongst players.
It is quite amusing that a large number of books are available which guide players on proper play for this game. Many of them mainly advice for a proper strategy about card formation...Read More