The past few years poker has grown rapidly. Basically there is a whole new industry surrounding, with loads of companies providing sites where you can play online poker sites for real money. This growth has had an effect on other industries as well. Poker inspired products are now commonplace. For instance, you can get sneakers and jewelry with a poker theme.

Even the music industry is picking up on poker; Jay-Z can be seen in one of his videos playing cards in a murky back room.

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It sort of makes you wonder what the next big thing is. Maybe we’ll all walk around with scrabble tiles on our kicks in a few years…