Horrible Fortune in Poker


Posted by Mara | Posted in Poker | Posted on 04-06-2010

For a game where most enthusiasts rarely consider luck, there are tons of superstitions in poker. When you mention that an individual was lucky in that poker tournament they captured, be mindful of how you say it. For instance, if you say that you were unlucky, your fortune may not change.

Ok, that may sound a bit strange, but poker is a casino game loaded with folklores. Did you know that if you’re playing a game with 2 different decks and you are asked to select the deck, you should always select the deck that’s the furthest away from you? Or, what If you have a run of poor cards, you must settle on a hankerchief to break your poor luck? It is actually considered good fortune to blow through a pack of cards when they are being mixed up.

A few other interesting poker superstitions are:

  • You will be able to alter the run of cards by walking around your chair 3 times.
  • The luckiest seat at the poker table faces the entry.
  • The unluckiest seat has its rear to a fireplace.
  • When altering chairs, you really should always do so following the clock.
  • The most detrimental poker card is the 4 of clubs.
  • It’s most unfortunate to cross your legs when sitting at the poker table.
  • Monday is a awful day for gambling on cards.
  • The 13th is also a terrible day, despite when it falls.

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