Some of the Best Quotes About Gambling

When it comes to the casino and gambling world, people are often very confused.

Because there are myths all around of casino being nothing more than a nasty addiction.

And they believe it.

What they dont know is that behind all of these poker chips, cards, money, and women, there is a lot more to be talked about.

The casino is an art; not everyone can play it and be good at it.

You have to be smart, to have a strong will, and to be a little talented.

That’s all it takes.

People in the present know that. And people in the past knew that as well.

They knew how to enjoy their life to the fullest and not have any regret of it later on.

Even famous people like Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley knew about gambling.

And its benefits, of course. A little luck can go a long way, and apparently, they had lots of it.

That’s why their quotes are as famous as they will ever be, and are still popular among the generations.

Here are some of the best of them, in case you need inspiration for your next big round!

Luck is what happens

when preparation meets opportunity. 

– Seneca (Ancient Roman philosopher)

If you must play, decide upon three things at the start:

the rules of the game,

the stakes,

and quitting time

– Chinese Proverb

two men sitting in front of a poker table

When I was young, people called me a gambler.

As the scale of my operations increased

I became known as a speculator.

Now I am called a banker. But I have been doing

the same thing all the time.

– Sir Ernest Cassel (German-born American banker and former gambler)

In gambling, many must lose

in order

that the few may win. 

– George Bernard Shaw (Irish playwright and co-founder of the London School of Economics)

Gambling is a way

of buying hope on credit.

– Alan Wykes (English author)

A dollar won is twice as sweet

as a dollar earned.

– Paul Newman (quote from the movie, “The Color of Money”)

The guy who invented poker was bright,

but the guy who invented the chip

was a genius.

– Julius Weintraub (American jeweler and former gambler)

A man gotta make

at least one bet a day

else he could be walking around lucky

and never know it.

– Jim Jones (American religious preacher)

You’ll always miss 100% of the shots

you don’t take it.

– Wayne Gretzky (Canadian professional hockey player and head coach)

Guessing has never

been widely acclaimed

as a good gambling strategy.

– Unknown author


These are only some of them may many quotes around the word that just show how complex the casino world is.

It’s not all luck and money; you’ve got to have a talent and knowledge of what exactly you’re doing.

Otherwise, you can pretty much go downhill, along with your game.



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Lukas is one of the leading authors at Casinoble. He entered the casino world through his passion for online poker. Lukas is also a dedicated sports betting fan. At Casinoble, Lukas usually writes about Live Dealer Games, Sportsbetting and Betting Strategies.

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