July 31st, 2010

poker chips

Poker Words of Wisdom

Try to decide how good your hand is at a given moment. Nothing else matters. Nothing!

     -- Doyle Bunson

To succeed in life surround yourself with geniuses; to succeed in poker surround yourself with morons. 
          -- Anonymous

Hold'em is a game of calculated aggression: If you cards are good enough for you to call a bet, they are good enough to raise with.

     -- Alfred Alvarez

Bad beats only happen to good players.

     -- Joe Crow (1998)

Life is too long to play bad cards.

     -- Frank Di Elsi

It's hard work playing poker. Don't let anyone tell you different. Think about what it's like sitting at a poker table with people whose only goal is to cut your throat, take your money, and leave you out back talking to yourself about what went wrong inside.

     -- Stu Unger

Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead. - Jackie Robinson

Nobody is always a winner, and anybody who says he is, is either a liar or doesn't play poker.