Trivia Question: The Dead Man’s Hand in cards refers to the hand that what man held when he was murdered?
Answer: Wild Bill Hickok
Wild Bill was murdered over a disagreement at a card table. The last hand of cards he was dealt before he died was a pair of black aces and a pair of black eights. Some poker players view this hand as bad luck ever since Hickok’s demise.
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