Funniest quotes about gambling, said by famous and important figures at this week’s edition from Sunday Readings.
Gambling is, first and foremost, a form of entertainment. From the bells and whistles of the slot machines to the dazzling colors and shapes of table games, everything is designed to delight you.
Land-based casinos keep the party going with bars and restaurants with live music. If you’re playing online, your excitement is growing bigger whenever you’re being showered with loyalty points.
Casinos, it seems, both land-based and online, have found the cure for boredom.
Winning might not be guaranteed in a casino, but that’s exactly what makes you come back.
Comedian Chico Marx best explained this: “If I lose today, I can look forward to winning tomorrow, and if I win today, I can expect to lose tomorrow. A sure thing is no fun.”
Like Marx, many other famous figures had an opinion about gambling and that is the perfect topic for week’s edition from Sunday Readings.
Funniest quotes about gambling
Famous figures had an opinion about gambling and most of them found humour in losing and the changing nature of luck, but most of the sayings are very wise.
Here are some…
“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” ― Seneca
“The better the gambler, the worse the man.” – Publius Syrus
“Nine gamblers could not feed a single rooster.”– Yugoslav Proverb
“If there weren’t luck involved, I would win every time.” – Phil Hellmuth
“Eat your betting money but don’t bet your eating money.” – Anonymous
“The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.” – Wilson Mizner
“The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.” – Kin Hubbard
“Gambling is the future on the internet. You can only look at so many dirty pictures.” – Simon Noble
“The guy who invented poker was bright, but the guy who invented the chip
was a genius.” – Julius Weintraub
“Last year people won more than one billion dollars playing poker. And casinos made twenty-seven billion just by being around those people.” – Samantha Bee
“Quit while you’re ahead. All the best gamblers do.” – Baltasar Gracián y Morales
“A gambler never makes the same mistake twice. It’s usually three or more times.” – Terry Murphy
“A gambler plays even when the odds are immutable and against him.” – Roger “Lou Krieger” Lubin
“Sitting there, it is impossible to change your luck. But, you can always change the machine you are at!” ― James Hauenstein
“The greatest risk is not taking one.” – Tim Fargo
“If you ain’t just a little scared when you enter a casino, you are either very rich, or you haven’t studied the games enough.”— Terrence “VP Pappy” Murphy
“There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune: go there with a large one.” – Jack Yelton
“Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.” ― Anonymous
“The house doesn’t beat the player. It just gives him the opportunity to beat himself.” – Nick Dandalos
“Gambling is the great leveler. All men are equal at cards.” – Nikolai Gogol
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