- Magic: The Gathering is the world’s most popular trading card game.
- The cards known as the Power Nine stopped being printed in 1994, making them extremely rare.
- The most sought-after card is the Black Lotus.
- The Black Lotus can cost $US27,000 (£20,000) alone if it is from the first edition.
Business Insider spoke with Roy Raftery, card game expert and manager of Sneak Attack Games, about a set of cards called the Power Nine.
The Power Nine is a set of extremely rare cards in Magic: The Gathering trading card game. They have extremely powerful effects, giving any player who has them a huge advantage over their opponent.
Roy’s set of Power Nine cards is worth $US27,000 (£20,000). The most sought-after card, the Black Lotus, can cost $US27,000 (£20,000) alone if it is in perfect condition and is from the first edition.
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