Bad Luck in Poker

For a game where the majority of players rarely consider luck, there are tonnes of superstitions in poker. When you mention that someone was blessed in that poker tournament they won, be mindful of how you mention it. For example, if you mention that you were unfortunate, your chances may not change.

Ok, that may sound a bit strange, but poker is a casino game armed with superstitions. Did you realize that if you’re betting a game with 2 different decks and you are asked to pick the deck, you should always choose the deck that’s furthest from you? Or, how about If you have a run of poor cards, you need to settle on a hankerchief to destroy your horrible luck? It’s actually thought of as good luck to blow through a pack of cards while they are being mixed up.

Some other interesting poker superstitions are:

  • You might be able to change the run of cards by walking around your chair 3 times.
  • The most beneficial chair at the poker table looks at the entrance.
  • The worst spot has its rear to a fireplace.
  • When altering spots, you need to always do so following the clock.
  • The worst poker card is the four of clubs.
  • It is very unlucky to sit with your legs crossed at the poker table.
  • Fri is a terrible day for wagering on cards.
  • The thirteenth is also a terrible day, no matter what day of the week it is.

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