The maximum win in poker history is 9,152,416 dollars. The owner became Peter Eastgate, a Danish player, in 2008.
In 1985 B. Smith won WSOP tournament, who was under the influence of alcohol at that time.
Strong poker players are called "sharks", and the weak ones – "fish".
Poker is the most popular card game in the world.
Doyle Brunson
... How lucky I am. I’ve been hearing that for a lot of years.
Doyle Brunson
Through it all, I’ve learned that, in life, a man is not beaten even though he’s all-in. You can’t count him out until the fall of the last card.
Phil Hellmuth
Want to know my cards - pay.
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The Australians are considered to be the most gambling nation among others – a survey claims that there are a lot of Australians among the players.
The weight of an authentic poker chip is 10 grams, sometimes more or less. While a lot of commercial manufacturers of home games make them heavier, the casino chips rarely weigh more than 11 grams.
Gambling houses floors are carpeted with very bright colours and psychedelic patterns. All these keep the players up and work towards a long game.
The most popular form of a modern gambling is a lottery. According to statistics, more than half the world's population buys lottery tickets regularly.
Sheldon Gary Adelson
Make money where money is!
Sheldon Gary Adelson
I felt rich having stopped worrying about the balance of my checkbook.
Sheldon Gary Adelson
The wealth really changed my life only once when I got an opportunity to do charity.
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