"Seven-Toed Pete"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 2 02:23:42 UTC 2005

At 2:11 PM -0800 1/1/05, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>"Seven-Toed Pete" is an American and Canadian  synonym for
>seven-card stud poker.  Can anyone dig up any early cites or lore
>concerning this name?
Funny, I've never heard that, but there's a poker variant involving
three cards that's known as three-toed Pete.  The rules are, in fact,
roughly stud-like.  I've never heard of any other versions of n-toed
Pete (or n-toed anyone else, for that matter) where n=/=3.


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