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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

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

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

Both poker and investing are games of incomplete information. You have a certain set of facts and you are looking for situations where you have an edge, whether the edge is psychological or statistical.
David Einhorn

If you're playing a poker game and you look around the table and and can't tell who the sucker is, it's you.
Paul Newman
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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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