The days are getting longer, which means summer’s almost here, so you might want to start stocking up on your beach reading material. If card counting ain’t your thing, check out Cowboys Full by poker pro James McManus. Among the revelations in this history of poker are that it evolved from a French game called poque, and that bluffing comes from the Germanic word bluffen, ‘to bluster or frighten’. Oh, and dogs are actually quite bad at the game. Read more.