Winning Poker

Bad Fortune in Poker

December 8th, 2009 at 0:21
[ English ]

For a game where most participants rarely consider fortune, there are tonnes of superstitions in poker. When you say that an individual was lucky in that poker tournament they captured, be careful of how you say it. For example, if you mention that you were unlucky, your chances may not change.

Ok, that might sound a bit strange, but poker is a game armed with superstitions. Did you realize that if you are gambling a game with two seperate decks and you are asked to pick the deck, you should always select the deck that is furthest from you? Or, what If you have a run of bad cards, you have to hang out on a hankerchief to break your horrible luck? It’s certainly considered good fortune to blow through a pack of cards while they are being shuffled.

Some other fascinating poker superstitions are:

  • You will be able to change the run of cards by walking around your chair 3 times.
  • The luckiest position at the poker table looks at the entry.
  • The unluckiest chair has its back to a fireplace.
  • When shifting spots, you really should always do so following the clock.
  • The worst poker card is the 4 of clubs.
  • It is very unlucky to cross your legs when sitting at the poker table.
  • Fri is a terrible day for betting on cards.
  • The thirteenth is also a bad day, despite when it falls.

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