Ticino Stud Poker

The origins of the game of poker are still unknown. Many hypotheses have been ventured, the first of which identifies the cradle of the game as ancient Persia. The supporters of this theory identify as the ancestor of Poker a game in vogue in Persia in the fourteenth century: As-Nas would be its name. This game involved the use of 20 cards and was played by four players.