They say, the wisest words are said around the felts and we bring to you some of the golden words dropped by some of the legends of poker.
“There is more to poker than life”
Four-time WSOP bracelet winner and 1983 Main Event Winner
Our interpretation: poker players get it backwards and allow the game to completely take over their lives.
“Trust everyone, but always cut the cards”
Credited with the formation of the World Series of Poker back in 1970
Our interpretation: learn to protect yourself.
“You can shear a sheep a hundred times, but you can skin it only once”
AMARILLO SLIM PRESTON
Our interpretation: It is never enough to beat a man out of his money, one must find a way to make him come back for more.
“Poker is a lot like sex. Everyone thinks they are the best, but most don’t have a clue what they are doing”
Our interpretation: Stop being delusional and learn to face the truth.
“If there weren’t luck involved, I would win every time”
Winner of 15 WSOP bracelets
Our interpretation: Luck is the ultimate equalizer in poker.
“If you can’t spot the sucker in the first half hour at the table, then you are the sucker”
MATT DAMON (from the movie Rounders)
Our interpretation: Don’t be a fish!
“Money won is twice as sweet as money earned”
PAUL NEWMAN (from the movie Colour of Money)
Our interpretation: Poker is hard way to earn an easy living!