Check out a selection of funny and famous poker quotes from all around the worlds poker rooms.

One of my favorite "famous poker quotes" came in the 1998 World Series of Poker Championship. Scotty Nguyen and Kevin McBride were the only two players left in the game. Scotty Nguyen, holding a nut straight said to his opponent. "If you call, than it's gonna be all over, baby." Kevin McBride had A-Q for a top two pair and called.

"Yeah, well, sometimes nothing' can be a real cool hand. " Cool Hand Luke, 1967.

"It is better to make people think you are a bad poker player, then to play and remove all doubt. Don't play to impress, play to win." Michael Gersitz.

A famous poker quote from the legendary Amarillo" Slim Preston:
"I never go looking for a sucker. I look for a champion and make a sucker out of him."

"The guy who invented poker was bright, but the guy who invented the poker chip was a genius."

"Some people want to win at poker, some wish they can win and others do win.

"When I step into a poker room, I'm ready to play. If you're going up against me, you'd better be ready. If you're not, I'll take your money."

You cannot play great poker if you are kind-hearted.

"Poker is played with the mind and not with the hands!"

To avoid losing a hand in tourney poker, many a players has lost the whole tourney.

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"Never criticize another poker player until you have walked a mile in his shoes. That way you will be a mile away when you criticize him, and you will have his shoes."

"My favorite chip trick is to make everyone's chip stack disappear".

"There is a very easy way to return from a hi stake poker room with a small fortune. Go there with a large one."

There just isn't enough televised poker.

"My father thought me how to play poker. Now I own his house."


Mikhail Gromov, an outstanding pilot, said that if one wants to become a good pilot one must learn the art of self-control. These words may apply equally to poker and to every poker player."

Sklansky is for me more or less the author of the only poker books which could help me get away from all other poker books. Once you're game has reached a certain level, you get the impression that everything Sklansky writes, is the truth."

"All that theory guarantees is that ultimately each player will have been dealt an approximately equal number of opportunities to win, an approximately equal number of good, bad and indifferent hands." John Scarne, legendary gambling author.

Turbo Poker is the holy grail of poker technology, and is a "must have� if you are an aspiring poker champion.

"The flop in Texas Hold'em is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonne get."

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