Pai Gow Poker – The History
Pai Gow Poker was first played in the card rooms of California during the 1980’s. It was developed from the game of Pai Gow which originated in China. From there it propagated quickly to casinos worldwide.
Also known as double hand poker it is played using playing cards with poker hand values. The original game of Pai Gow was played with Chinese dominoes and can be traced back centuries.