There are some nice stories in circulation. A stud is a stud, which is reminiscent of the famous verse of Leonard Hazing 'the stallion is late on deck in one of the incomparable Adrian Olivier narratives. It could also just be that students (stud is also an abbreviation for it) on the cruise were looking for a variant in which they have a kind of poker could play, because they were the real poker tables too much for them.
There is a complex story in the English Wiped on a Mr. Danny Jones, who wanted to sell the game to casinos, especially in Aruba through a subsidiary company in Las Vegas. His problem was that the game itself was on the street.
There were already a lot of variants of the round it is difficult to claim on one game, which no one knows who invented it, the rights all that is played everywhere. The name of the firm, which had the casinos in Las Vegas as a target, otherwise called DP Stud, but that can also be removed in the middle or company name was the source of the name Caribbean Stud Poker, or vice versa.
Two casinos in Aruba had the game on the menu without having to Danny Jones. Paid a dime The casinos in Las Vegas were also taken, even without Mr. Jones was there for money. It was a nice try, but it did not work out. How it went with Jones, we do not know. What we do know is that the game gradually gained more more ground.