Many online casino players are interested in the game rules and strategies, but some players also care about the history and development of their favorite games. They think it gives them a better understanding of the game and offers anecdotal view of the game.
Card games are varied and many of them can be used as gambling. Card games are a very important part of the games, the online casino games offer, including Blackjack, Baccarat, Poker, Red Dog, Pai Gow Poker.
In most online casinos, the above mentioned games are available in many varieties and can be played for different stakes level.
The one thing that all these games have in common is the fact that they all come with a standard 52-card deck and if you think about this fact, the rather amazing that so many games have from the same deck developed maps.
Many believe that playing cards originated in ancient India, but the earliest evidence, found by the use of playing cards were from the 9th century in China. It was played by members of the Tang Dynasty, around the time that repeatedly pass the Song Dynasty, the scholar wrote about the development of the playing cards of the Tang Dynasty and is in the writings of future dynasties and later.
It is unclear whether playing cards to Europe from Asia with the help of Asian immigrants or whether European traveling merchants, they discovered on their travels to Asia and brought it back with them to Europe.
One theory claims that playing cards brought to Europe as early as 1275 from India by the Saracens. You slowly spread throughout Europe and were noticed in England in 1464.
Another theory claims that playing cards brought to Europe from Egypt in the 14th century by the Mamulk people. These cards had four suits, which were based on tarot cards and used the symbols of coins, cups, sticks and swords. You can reference to Tarot cards based in countries such as Spain, Italy and Portugal see these days.
Historians are not sure whether the Mamluk cards influenced Indian card or vice versa. The Mamluk playing cards do not show people and the Indian playing cards were around in style.