Terrible Luck in Poker

For a game where most players rarely consider fortune, there are tons of superstitions in poker. When you mention that someone was fortunate in that poker tournament they captured, be careful of how you mention it. For example, if you say that you were unfortunate, your chances may never change.

Ok, that may sound a bit ubsurd, but poker is a casino game loaded with superstitions. Did you realize that if you are playing a game with 2 seperate decks and you’re asked to pick the deck, you should always pick the deck of cards that’s furthest from you? Or, what If you have a run of terrible cards, you need to hang out on a hankerchief to break your horrible luck? It is actually considered good fortune to blow through a pack of cards while they’re being randomized.

Some other interesting poker superstitions are:

  • You can alter the run of cards by passing around your chair three times.
  • The luckiest spot at the poker table looks at the door.
  • The unluckiest chair has its back to a fireplace.
  • When switching spots, you should constantly do so following the clock.
  • The worst poker card is the 4 of clubs.
  • It is most unfortunate to cross your legs when sitting at the poker table.
  • Mon is a awful day for gambling on cards.
  • The 13th is also a horrible day, regardless of when it falls.

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