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Eugene Edwards

Eugene Edwards

Eugene Edwards is another pseudonym of Edward Gallaway. His more famous pen name is S. W. Erdnase. Edward Gallaway was a prolific writer, printer, circus performer, and cardsharp.

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Jack Pots: stories of the great American game by Eugene Edwards

This is a collection of wonderful poker stories, some obviously pure fiction, some based on true facts, at least some of the actors are historical figures that did indeed exist. It reveals a good amount of how card sharps plied their trade, and illustrates many of the local differences in playing draw poker.

  • CHAPTER I
    • What Is Poker
    • Its Origin, And Why We Like It
  • CHAPTER II
    • The Early Days Of Poker
    • Steamboat Games
    • A Mammoth Raise
    • Bowie's Good Deed
  • CHAPTER III
    • Poker In Washington
    • A Story Of Henry Clay
    • Cabinet Players
    • Mahone's Rule
    • When Reed Was Called
  • CHAPTER IV
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