Scientists claim that the deck of cards has a metaphysical value: 52 cards mean 52 weeks of year, 4 colors are seasons, and 13 cards of one suit – 13 phases of a lunar cycle.
Strong poker players are called "sharks", and the weak ones – "fish".
The card combination 88 is called Snowmen.
The first mention of poker dates from 16th century.
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.
Walter Pearson
Losing is like smoking. It's habit.
Doyle Brunson
... How lucky I am. I’ve been hearing that for a lot of years.
The biggest win in the casino was $39,713,982.
Real poker chips have their special and unique sound.
In order to make the numbers to drop out randomly on the dice, the Las Vegas casino dice are made with the size of no more than five-thousandth of a millimeter.
In one of Hong Kong casinos, the management issues a certificate that the money was won in the gambling establishment, in order the player doesn’t have any problems with the tax authorities.
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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