Brace yourself. You might be amazed at this fact: video poker actually has existed by over twenty years! As you can see, it existed before the internet and the World Wide Web came to the open. Among all of the casino games available, poker along with its several variants, are considered as the most popular for quite a long time now; and online video poker took the esteemed card play to the computer era.
The origin of poker is unfortunately not known. Some believed that Persian sailors introduced it in the United States in 1820s. Earliest references in America however are the Memoirs of a certain English actor, who in 1829, eventually played the game in that city. The game then made its way and spread northward at the famous Mississippi riverboats, along Ohio (Eastward and Westward), Missouri and Cumberland.
With this, no one should be surprised if video poker might be among those earliest computer games. It is believed that its development is simultaneous with the personal computer in the year 1970. Online video poker on the other hand is considered as a direct successor of the early as well as somewhat ancient electronic games. At early 1990’s where Internet Age started, online video poker went live. The game was played over a certain network played between real individuals in real time.
These days, it is very much obvious that online video poker is associated being one of those most popular online casino games. The players’ population since 2003 has improved exponentially.
Having the same feature as the video poker casino game has a dealer too. Only that it is called virtual in this case, but the virtual dealer functions exactly the same as the real dealer who takes charge in handing to you your initial hand. The fact that you can enjoy the game alone through using your personal internet connection, there is a higher tendency that you can just play the game any time of the day and enjoy it as much as you like.
Considered as the most honest among all online games is the online video poker. So, you don’t really have to worry thinking about some speculations that online video poker is manipulated. One good assurance is that its sites are traded publicly. That means, it is subject to some regulations. And if ever they will try to manipulate something on the site and if ever they will be discovered doing that, there will be a heavy and substantial fine that can be charged to them. In addition to that, there could also be a tendency that their corporate officers and all of those executive heads will be facing a felony charge and they will be answerable to the law for the violation done.