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Jun082013

POKER COMES FROM AN ITALIAN GAME

Poker is a development of il frusso (played in Italy in the 15th century). In a Canzone of Lorenzo de MediciFlush (il Frusso) and Bassett are referred to. A similar but less game, called primiera, was also played in Italy in the 16th century, whence under the name of primero it traveled to Spain. La prime is mentioned by Rabelais (16th century); and later the game of ... (more)

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