Sin City Ditches 14-Year-Old Slogan 'What Happens In Vegas, Stays In Vegas'

Unknown 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. Poker quotes Poker Quotes There are hundreds of great poker quotes. Your opponent will have to call a little more often. Player 2 It's called gambling. Pappy There are few things that are so unpardonably neglected in our country as poker. Player 1 No, it's called really sucking at life, especially poker, and trying to throw your money away because your life is useless and you have been pondering suicide for the last week, but getting lucky enough to keep it.

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It can be rough-hewn or polished, warm or cold, charitable and caring, or hard and impersonal, fickle and elusive, but ultimately it is fair, and right, and just. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead. It's this great American thing, born and bred here. We dig it because everybody can play. When you see the flop, you're looking at 71 percent of your hand, and the cost is only a single round of betting. The more bad beats you encounter, the luckier you are.

It's a sign that you are playing against opponents who continually take the worst of it, and if you can't beat someone who always takes the worst of it, you can't beat anyone. But in chess, you have just two opponents, each with identical resources, and with luck playing a minimal role. The real world is much more like a poker game, with multiple players trying to make the best of whatever hand fortune has dealt them. In our industry, Bill Gates owns the table until someone proves otherwise.

After a particularly bad beat Player 1 That was a terrible call. Player 2 It's called gambling. Player 1 No, it's called really sucking at life, especially poker, and trying to throw your money away because your life is useless and you have been pondering suicide for the last week, but getting lucky enough to keep it. Don't look at when a player sucks out on you with a trash hand as a loss. Think of it as an investment that will be returned with interest. Two cowboys at a table One suddenly plunges a dagger through the hand of the other player, pinning the hand to the table.

Says to his wounded opponent, 'Sir, if that is not an ace of spades hidden beneath your hand, then I owe you an apology. You will show your poker greatness by the hands you fold, not the hands you play.

Don't challenge strong players, challenge weak ones. That's what they're there for. Never educate a stupid poker player. I was watching some poker on television not that long ago when one of players had pocket fours and the other had a higher pocket pair. At the moment he saw he was in bad shape he said, 'May the fours be with me'. Tom, one of our visitors. Gets down to what it's all about, doesn't it? Making the wrong move at the right time. Is that what it's all about?

Like life, I guess. You're good, kid, but as long as I'm around you're second best. You might as well learn to live with it. From the movie 'Cincinatti Kid'. I don't know who said, 'Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results,' but I know he never played poker, or got married to a woman. Poker quotes Poker Quotes There are hundreds of great poker quotes.

Adaptation of quote from George Carlin You can't let it get you down when somebody knocks you out of a tournament playing a hand they shouldn't have played.

T J Cloutier Concentrate. Cloutier as T J heads out to another tournament I guess if there weren't luck involved, I'd win every time. Phil Hellmuth Welcome to kicker school, baby!

Unknown 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. Unknown The all-in play works everytime but once.

Unknown Poker is like life, most people don't learn from their mistakes, they only recognize them. C Arel You can shear a sheep many times, but you can skin it only once. Your opponent will have to call a little more often. Because he knows that your bets are sometimes very weak, he can't afford to fold too easily.

That means that when you bet with a good hand, you are more likely to be called, and to win when you are. Because you are bluffing with bad cards, your good hands make more money. The Rational Economics of an Irrational World. In a poker game, when people think about another player they'll mostly remember any really good hands that the player got, and how he was doing at the end of the game.

You took care to win only on believable hands and to leave on a losing streak—you completely blanked their peak-end retention. There are a couple ways to go about this. One is the robotic approch: The other is the manic method, where you affect a whole bunch of tics, twitches, and expressions, and mix them up with a river of insane babble. The idea is to overwhelm your opponents with clues, so they can't sort out what's going on. This approach can be effective, but for normal people it's hard to pull off.

If you've spent part of your life in an institution, this method may come naturally. Poker asks, nay, commands all its adherents to cut the bullshit and embrace reality. It will toy with the deluded — those who have everything figured out — with the playful cruelty of a cat toying with a mouse. Bring all of your convictions and credentials, your anger and insecurities to the poker table and the Poker Gods will tease you and mock you and fill you with false hopes and send you to the ATM a few times before releasing you, broke and steaming, at 5am.

Cohen, The American Spellbound. You are playing poker I assume you know poker, or at least—like a lot of people—anyway play it.

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