So you have been playing poker for years now and pretty much know it all. But I guarantee that there will be at least one of these facts you have never heard of before. Some are silly, some are interesting and they are all about

10 – Longest Game

While it is often disputed the longest game of poker ever played lasted almost ten years! The ‘Bird Cage tournament’ was only small but is said to have only carried on when all the players had the same time off work meaning it took a long time to finish it.

9 – Not the Full Deck

While most people will play poker with all 52 playing cards the origins of poker was played with a deck of only 20 cards! It wasn’t for almost 100 years later that it established itself as a 52 card game