Monday, August 27, 2012

Poker



Today's picture shows a group of soldiers playing poker in camp. The picture was taken at Camp McKibbin in 1893.

4 comments:

  1. AAH, POKER.
    A game where a man and his money are soon parted.
    I wonder why some people are so good or lucky at that game.
    A little cheating ,maybe.
    A few marked cards maybe.
    A little slight of the hand maybe, like dealing from the bottom of the deck, or second card dealing

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  2. Looking at how openly they are showing their hands and letting others stand around looking over their shoulders, I’d like to get in a few games with them. I’d own every Springfield in the camp by sundown.

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  3. A fool and his money are soon parted.

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  4. Would love heard some of the dialect being spoken!

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