Terrible Luck in Poker


Posted by George | Posted in Poker | Posted on 11-10-2012

For a game where most gamblers occasionally consider luck, there are tonnes of folklore in poker. When you say that someone was fortunate in that poker tournament they captured, be careful of how you mention it. For instance, if you say that you were unfortunate, your fortune may never change.

Ok, that may appear to be a bit ubsurd, but poker is a game loaded with superstitions. Did you realize that if you’re playing a game with two seperate decks and you’re asked to choose the deck, you should always pick the deck that’s the furthest away from you? Or, what If you have a run of bad cards, you need to sit on a hankerchief to break your horrible luck? It’s certainly thought of as good fortune to blow through a deck of cards while they’re being randomized.

Some other fascinating poker folklores are:

  • You might be able to alter the run of cards by going around your chair 3 times.
  • The most beneficial position at the poker table looks at the entrance.
  • The unluckiest position has its rear to a fireplace.
  • When altering seats, you need to always do so following the clock.
  • The worst poker card is the four of clubs.
  • It is most unlucky to sit with your legs crossed at the poker table.
  • Fri is a bad day for wagering on cards.
  • The 13th is also a bad day, no matter when it falls during the week.

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