1970 was a landmark year in many ways: the voting age in the U.S. was lowered to 18, Paul McCartney announced that the Beatles were going their separate ways, and the very first World Series of Poker took place in Las Vegas. Though there were fewer than 50 poker tables in all of Las Vegas at the time, this event was destined to become one of Vegas's most popular attractions. If you have ever wanted to try your hand at a poker tournament in Florida, you don’t have to worry if you’re an amateur. Plenty of amateurs have won over the years, some taking home millions of dollars! As long as you know when to hold ‘em and when to fold ‘em, you could even join the ranks of World Series of Poker champions like Johnny Moss and Jamie Gold. Check out our infographic to learn more about the history of this colorful event, and share with your friends who might want to get in on the game!