Playing Cards Czechia

Czechia

The Czech Republic, also known as Czechia and historically known as Bohemia, is a country in Central Europe with over 11 million Czechs as of 2023. Since 1993, the Czech Republic has been an independent country after Czechoslovakia was split into Czechia and Slovakia. The Czech Republic is bordered by Austria, Germany, Poland, and Slovakia. The capital and largest city of the Czech Republic is Prague; other major cities and urban areas include Brno, Ostrava, Plzeň and Liberec. Czechia is also part of the European Union and a member of the United Nations, NATO and the Visegrád Group, a cultural and political alliance of four Central European countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia. 

České hrací karty - hrací karty Czechia

Playing cards are called hrací karty in Czechia. Today's Czech playing cards are definitely influenced by Czechoslovakia, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Germany. But from the 19th century onwards, Czech playing card manufacturers produced playing cards that reflect the Czech national culture. The most popular and widely used playing card brands in the Czech Republic include COPAG, Modiano and Piatnik.

Card games in the Czech Republic
Most playing cards used in Czechia card games have German-suited cards, French-suited cards and Bohemian playing cards that are often made in Vienna in Austria at the Piatnik playing card factory. Mariáš or Mariasch is one of the most popular card games in the Czech Republic, but is also played in Slovakia, Bavaria in Germany as well as in Austria. Also a lot of poker has been played in the Czech Republic.

King's Casino Rozvadov
In 2002, Czech entrepreneur, art collector and poker player Leon Tsoukernik decided to open a casino. King's Casino Rozvadov opened in 2003. And in 2006, Leon Tsoukernik transformed the King's Casino Rozvadov into a poker-oriented casino. This casino with a focus on the card game poker is nowadays a real poker Valhalla for not only poker enthusiasts from the Czech Republic but also for professionals and amateur poker players from the rest of the EU. King's Resort is a casino and resort located in Rozvadov, a municipality and village in Tachov District in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. King's Casino has over 160 poker tables making it the largest poker room in Europe.

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