Thursday, March 12, 2009

Answers: Who Said These Famous Poker Quotes

Answers To Yesterday's Quiz

"Show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser."
-Stu Ungar

"Tournament poker is not about survival. Tournament poker is about accumulating chips."
-Erick Lindgren

"In early position, beyond the middle stages of a tournament, limping should almost never be a consideration."
-Daniel Negreanu

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

"Sometimes in order to live, you have to be willing to die."
-Dr. Max Stern

"Yeah, well, sometimes "nothin" can be a real cool hand."
-Cool Hand Luke

"In the long run there's no luck in poker, but the short run is longer than most people know."
-Rick Bennet

"The mathematically correct play is not always the best play."
-Chip Reese

"Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died."
-Steven Wright


Kerri Miller said...

Small typo in the Steven Wright quote - "house" not "hours" ;)

Mitchell said...

Thanks! Fixed.

Terrence said...


“Ever since I bought those two huge Doyle Brunson Super System books, I’ve become a much stronger player. Each morning before breakfast, I put one in each hand and do curls with them.”

"Play life with your heart; play poker with your brain."

"Good poker skills are acquired after many years of experience. Experience is acquired after many years of bad poker skills."

"Never play poker for money with strangers, especially with a deck of cards that has been opened."

“Poker players are like tea bags. You really don't know what they're made of until you put them in hot water.”

“Little fish have no business swimming with big sharks.”

“Don't bother praying to God when you are playing poker. He's much too busy answering all those lottery player's prayers.”

“Experience is something you get right after you lose the hand.”

“Those who cannot remember who raised with what in the past, are condemned to repeat their losses to the same players over again in the future.”

“Playing poker for fun, with no money involved, is like playing tennis with the net down.”

“Take advice from experts until you become one yourself.”

PS: New Texas Hold'em book coming out? Maybe...hopefully…fingers crossed. Gotta find a willing publisher first. Getting published is a tough nut to crack.

Terrence "VP Pappy" Murphy

Mitchell said...

Consider self publishing your book. I used Createspace.

The key to success is not the publishing or writing of a book. The key is the marketing of your book.

Good luck!

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