The Ten -- Poker's Best Quotations
Making the wrong move at the right time. LiquidKaos over 6 years ago. But that's the way it is at the poker table. Son, when a man bets you that the jack of spades will rise out of the deck and squirt water in your ear, son don't take that bet, for as sure as eggs is eggs, you'll end up with a wet ear. Take a look and let us know if you agree with our rankings. The kick you get out of losing a big pot is almost as exciting as the one you get from winning. Don't let anyone tell you different.
A Look At Some Of The Greatest Things Ever Said About The Game
The lulz will be had when you realize it. July 3rd, , 3: The mark of a top player is not how much he wins when he is winning but how he handles his losses. If you win for thirty days in a row, that makes no difference if on the thirty-first you have a bad night, go crazy, and throw it all away.
In limit, you are shooting at a target. In no-limit, the target comes alive and shoots back at you. And casinos made twenty-seven billion just be being around those people. July 3rd, , 9: I folded Ace queen of diamonds Doyle ''thats why your the greatest. July 4th, , 2: July 4th, , 3: There was one guy, Frank, who would not fold suited cards pre-flop for any reasonable raise.
He dealt out some really ridiculous bad-beats often. And, when someone would get angry about it, he would just respond, "But it was suited! Eventually, whenever someone got beat in a strange or unlucky way someone at the table would declare, "But it was suited!
I miss playing with Frank, he moved a long time ago. He was as fishy as they come, and he didn't mind people joking about it. He took the teasing really well. He knew that he wasn't playing great poker.
He was just there to have fun and didn't care if he lost money. July 6th, , 3: I read one quote today that I remembered. It's can be classified like part of the life but it is on connection with poker. Life is like poker You need to have luck, braveness, hope But first of all, you have to learn you bluff.
July 8th, , 1: The difference between a winner and a loser is that the latter thinks they do not deserve it. July 8th, , 3: We all have a tendency to be emotionally attached to the money in our stack.
We win several huge pots and want to protect it by playing tighter, folding more or leaving the table. Or maybe we check our pokertracker or holdem manager results in the middle of our session to 'see how much we're up. We're saying to ourselves that when we win a lot of money we've played well and when we lose a lot we haven't played well.
However, we all know that some days no matter how well we play the cards just don't fall our way and we're going to lose. Conversely, some days when we win a lot we've made bad decisions and have just gotten really lucky.
We need to be able to put the monetary amount aside and just make the best decision possible in every scenario. July 8th, , 4: July 8th, , 5: Everybody thinks they are great at it Originally Posted by imafish. Do not expect a warning shot! July 15th, , 8: Take a look and let us know if you agree with our rankings. There is more to poker than life. Go back and read that quote again.
Chances are, you read it wrong the first time around. Too often, poker players get it backwards and allow the game to completely take over their lives. Here Tom McEvoy, four-time bracelet winner and WSOP main event winner, ironically captures the mindset of the average poker player. Limit poker is a science, but no-limit is an art. In limit, you are shooting at a target. In no-limit, the target comes alive and shoots back at you.
The quote would have made more sense coming from a young online pro, not Crandell Addington, a guy who competed with the greats during a time when no-limit poker was rarely played.
Addington finished second in the WSOP main event twice and final tabled that tournament seven times in the s, making his quote look even more prophetic. The great Grantland Rice was an American sportswriter who passed away in But even back then, Rice was able to nail the true appeal of the game. Trust everyone, but always cut the cards. Benny Binion was a true Las Vegas visionary who is credited with the formation of the World Series of Poker back in This is also a man who was once accused of killing a competitor and then turning the gun on himself in order to claim self defense.
You can shear a sheep a hundred times, but you can skin it only once. Poker is a lot like sex. What Dutch Boyd gets correct here is that most poker players are a bit delusional about their abilities. Phil Hellmuth is a poker quote machine. Who could forget when he channeled his inner-Neo to say that he could dodge bullets? Luck is the ultimate equalizer in poker. Here you have just ten words, but they are ten words that say everything you need to know about the late, great Stu Ungar.
The three-time WSOP main event winner despised losing and never took it well. Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.