Others furthered the U. Anyways, I would love it if I could play with some enlisted troops. Indeed, one consequence of the battle between the North and South was the further spread of poker throughout the country, with survivors carrying the game back from camps and battlefields to their respective homes. It a dice is cocked, that is, resting in such a way that it is doubtful which face is uppermost, than the throw is declared void. Enclosed is the wooden checker board which is protected by a blue leatherette cardboard. At least, how would anyone know unless you were in uniform At this point other players have the option to fade, or bet against the shooter by covering the bet and putting their money with the shooters in the pot or kitty.