Horrible Luck in Poker

Wednesday, 12. May 2010

For a match where the majority of enthusiasts occasionally consider luck, there are tons of folklore in poker. When you say that someone was lucky in that poker tournament they won, be careful of how you mention it. For instance, if you mention that you were unfortunate, your luck may never change.

Ok, that might appear to be a bit ubsurd, but poker is a game armed with folklores. Did you know that if you’re playing a game with two seperate decks and you are asked to choose the deck, you should always choose the deck that is furthest from you? Or, what If you get a streak of terrible cards, you need to settle on a hankerchief to destroy your bad luck? It is certainly thought of as good fortune to blow through a deck of cards when they’re being shuffled.

Some other interesting poker superstitions are:

  • You might be able to change the run of cards by going around your chair three times.
  • The most beneficial seat at the poker table looks at the entrance.
  • The worst seat has its rear to a fireplace.
  • When altering spots, you need to constantly do so clockwise.
  • The unluckiest poker card is the 4 of clubs.
  • It’s most unfortunate to cross your legs when sitting at the poker table.
  • Monday is a poor day for wagering on cards.
  • The thirteenth is also a bad day, despite when it falls.

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