Texas Hold'eEm Poker Wins Facebook FansPublished July 5, 2010 by OCR Editor
Poker's where it's at.
You may have recently heard on the news that Lady Gaga and President Barak Obama are currently fighting it out for the highest number of Facebook fans. The US president has 9.4 million Facebook fans but Lady GaGa has just overtaken him and currently has 9.9 million fans and is rapidly working her way up to the 10 million figure.
But whilst the media is getting in a frenzy about the biggest fan page for a live person, gambling aficionados were thrilled to find out that Famecount.com's figures revealed a classic casino game has a Facebook page with twice as many fans.
The absolute highest, number one ranking Facebook page in terms of signed up fans is none other than Zynga poker. The Texas Hold'em Poker page has20,234,958 fans and 140,489 YouTube subscribers. So forget the popularity battle between the president and the performer - poker's where it's at!Poker's Popularity Paramount
But you don't have to limit yourself to playing online poker with your Facebook buddies. Poker's popularity has spread with the advent of online poker rooms and has an international player base.
Favorites such as Cool Hand Poker, Party Poker, Titan Poker and William Hill Poker all offer a fantastic range of online poker games. Newbies and pros alike can learn and play a variety of games including Texas Hold 'em, 7 Card Stud and Omaha. There is also a choice of freeroll, single table and multi-table tournaments plus different pot limits.
Popular online poker rooms often have poker schools and free play to help newbies learn the ropes.
The Facebook stats have merely confirmed what every online casino fan has known for a while - poker is back in fashion and here to stay.