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Corky McCorquodale

Felton "Corky" McCorquodale (1904–1968)[1] was a professional poker player, noted as the person who introduced Texas hold 'em to Las Vegas in 1963. Since then, the game has become one of the most popular poker variants in history.

He was a charter inductee into the Poker Hall of Fame in 1979.[2]


  1. ^ David M. Hayano (1983). Poker Faces: The Life and Work of Professional Card Players. University of California Press. p. 87.  
  2. ^ Peters, Tim (2007-07-18). "The Quest for Immortality: The Poker Hall of Fame". Cardplayer Magazine. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 

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