Poker is a term used to refer to a different range of card games. The game of poker depends on the rankings of each players' hands to decide who wins the game. Poker players have to wager money on who has the hand of the highest value, they then show their cards, any player that ends up having the most-valued hand is determined to be the winner and takes all the money that was bet in that round. No matter the kind of poker being played, its major objective remains the same, all poker players' plan is to win the "pot". "Pot" is a term that refers to a total amount of money bet by all players on a poker table.
There are many different kinds of poker, but Texas Hold 'Em is the most popular variant, after starting in the United States of America, then spreading worldwide after gaining its popularity. Other popular types of poker are; Omaha, 7-card Stud, 5-card draw et cetera, all with their own unique features. Poker requires patience and discipline if you want to become good at it. Good poker players are known to be calculative, showing restraint, and controlling their emotions well because these are required to deceive opponents.
Justin Bonomo has been a known force in modern poker, he is known by his Monica "ZeeJustin". Bonomo stands at the top of all poker players in winnings in cash with forty-four million dollars. ZeeJustin possesses a keen intellect for poker and has successfully won against some of the best players worldwide. He has won 18 major poker competitions since the year 2016.
Phil Hellmuth, also known as the "Poker Brat" was one of the youngest players to ever win a World Series of Poker Main Event, which earned him the name "Poker Brat". He earned $23 million dollars before his death from poker tournaments alone, he was successful in winning 15 WSOP bracelets.
David Edward Reese is regarded as the greatest cash game poker player ever in history. His name was included in the Poker Hall of Fame in 1991, Edward Reese is the youngest player worldwide to be added to the Poker Hall of Fame while still alive. After his death in 2007, an award called "David Chip Reese Memorial Trophy" was inaugurated as an addition to trophies awarded to the winner of the HORSE World Championship in 2008.
Doyle Brunson spent over 50 years on a poker table, and got the nickname "Texas Dolly". Won 10 World Series of Poker Bracelets, and became the first player to earn over $1 million then. Brunson is one of only 3 players to win a WSOP Main Event twice back to back in history. Doyle Brunson is also one of only 4 players in history to win a World Series of Poker main event more than once. He earned a total of six million, one hundred thousand dollars from tournaments only in the year 2014. Voted as one of poker's most influential faces by Bluff Magazine in 2006. Brunson became inducted into the poker hall of fame in 1988.