If you’re looking for a reference for terms like “Pocket Jacks” or “splash the pot”, here is a link to popular poker slang. The terms are alphabetical for quick use.
Here is an interview with the author, Simon Winchester.
Just a note: you will have to skip to about 23 seconds into the video because it’s C-SPAN and they leave in dead air in their archived videos. Also, if you’re not up to watching the full 58 minutes they have it transcribed under the video to read.
The book for May is The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester. The discussion will be May 22nd (due to the holiday) in the usual time and place.
If you have a friend who wants to join the discussion they can pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk on the library’s 1st floor.