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Definition of Poker

Poker

  1. One who pokes.
  2. That which pokes or is used in poking, especially a metal bar or rod used in stirring a fire of coals.
  3. A poking-stick.
  4. The poachard.
  5. A game at cards derived from brag, and first played about 1835 in the Southwestern United States.
  6. Any imagined frightful object, especially one supposed to haunt the darkness; a bugbear.

Poker Quotations

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

I sail, run dogs, ride horses, play professional poker and tell stories about the stuff I've been through. And I'm still a romantic; I still want Bambi to make it out of the fire.
Gary Paulsen

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

The great thing about athletics is that it's like poker sometimes: you know what's in your hand, and it may be a load of rubbish, but you've got to keep up the front.
Sebastian Coe

My biggest problem in live games is that I love the game so much and I don't think I ever met a poker player I didn't fundamentally like - even if they're screaming and they're acting like real jerks.
James Woods
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Poker Translations

poker in Dutch is poker
poker in French is tisonnier
poker in Swedish is eldgaffel
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