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Definition of 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

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

The beautiful thing about poker is that everybody thinks they can play.
Chris Moneymaker

Comedy isn't necessarily all dialogue. Think of Buster Keaton: the poker face and all this chaos going on all around him. Sometimes it's a question of timing, of the proper rhythm.
Clint Eastwood

My favorite hobby is being alone. I like to be alone. I also like dancing, fishing, playing poker sometimes and vegetable gardening - corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, I have a big garden every year.
Emanuel Steward
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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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