The 50 Greatest Stories in Poker History

It took hundreds of years for poker to evolve to its current level of renown. Now, it’s played by everyone from friends around the kitchen table to professionals vying for millions of dollars on major sports channels.

Over the course of centuries, fortunes have changed hands and green-felt superstars have been minted. The 50 Greatest Stories in Poker History recounts the most impactful of these events, while highlighting the personalities, controversies, and epic confrontations in poker’s colorful past and present, in brief but complete depictions.

From Johnny Moss to Phil Hellmuth, Stu Ungar to the online whiz kids, the exploits of poker’s biggest names are chronicled, along with the genesis of the first professional card players, legendary World Series of Poker moments, high-tech big-money scams, and how an unassuming accountant from Tennessee changed poker forever.

By the time you finish this book, you’ll know more about the culture and history of the world’s greatest card game than you ever thought there was to know.

About the Author: Marton Magyar

Title: The 50 Greatest Stories in Poker History Sub Title: N/A Author: Marton Magyar
Pub date: October, 2021 ISBN: 978-1-944877-52-1 Retail price: $16.95US
Format: Trade Paper Trim size: 5.5 in. x 8.5 in. Page count: 200

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