Strong poker players are called "sharks", and the weak ones – "fish".
J. Moss is the only WSOP winner, who has not won any event of the tournament.
Badugi, a type of poker, was named after the Korean spotted breed of dogs.
Initially, there was only one betting round in poker.
Dan Harrington
Everyone can break a huge pot having a couple of aces or having caught a flop set. A good player loses less money with risk hands of border guard force and over a long period of time it becomes his advantage.
Daniel Negreanu
I have no boss to tell me what to do. I play whenever I want. That’s the freedom I didn’t have before.
Doyle Brunson
A man’s true feelings come out in a poker game.
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Layout of the gaming halls is held according to the rule "the less there are straight passes, the more there are the walls, partitions, stairs and other obstacles on the way out, the better".
The Roman emperor Nero did not allow bothering him during the game, even during the fire in Rome.
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.
Now Las Vegas receives about 36.7 million tourists and players a year. These people spend about 62 billion dollars on accommodation, food and entertainment.
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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