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.
F. Hellmuth, who won WSOP, shaved bald, after he had been predicted failure in WSOP outcome.
The maximum win in poker history is 9,152,416 dollars. The owner became Peter Eastgate, a Danish player, in 2008.
Initially, there was only one betting round in poker.
Barbara Enright
There is one significant advantage women have playing poker. Unlike men, women have a very developed intuition. And this sixth sense is the most important female feature in poker.
Thomas Austin Amarillo Slim Preston
There have been some good books written on poker, but most of them have been by college professors, or by people who have run something through computers. I had to learn to use my eyes and my ears, and neighbor, I can see a gnat's ass at a hundred yards and hear a mouse wet on cotton.
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".
Croupier (dealer) – In the XVII century, that was the way a man was called, who stood behind a newcomer’s back at the table. He helped an inexperienced player to make right moves.
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 games were first mentioned approximately in 2300 BC.
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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