Terrible Fortune in Poker

For a match where the majority of participants rarely consider fortune, there are tonnes of folklore in poker. When you mention that a player was lucky in that poker tournament they won, be careful of how you say it. For example, if you mention that you were unfortunate, your fortune may not change.

Ok, that may sound a bit strange, but poker is a game armed with superstitions. Did you realize that if you’re wagering a game with two different decks and you are asked to select the deck, you should always choose the deck that’s furthest from you? Or, what If you get a streak of bad cards, you have to settle on a hankerchief to destroy your horrible luck? It’s actually thought of as good fortune to blow through a deck of cards when they’re being shuffled.

A few other fascinating poker folklores are:

  • You can alter the run of cards by passing around your chair three times.
  • The most beneficial seat at the poker table looks at the door.
  • The most detrimental seat has its rear to a fireplace.
  • When switching chairs, you should always do so clockwise.
  • The most detrimental poker card is the 4 of clubs.
  • It is most unfortunate to cross your legs when sitting at the poker table.
  • Sun is a bad day for wagering on cards.
  • The thirteenth is also a horrible day, no matter when it falls.
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