Archive for February, 2016

Wearing Red

Gambling Superstitions: Wearing Red There are plenty of superstitious beliefs that exist around the world. In fact, the Chinese culture probably has more than any other. In their culture, it is thought that following these beliefs closely, will bring good luck and good fortune. While some beliefs may seem odd to an outsider, they are […]

The Most Common Gambling Superstitions in the World

No good gambler would ever admit to a fellow player that they follow superstitions or have a lucky charm on them each time they approach a table or machine to try their luck; it would be poor form to admit to crediting an object or act other than skill for any win, however small. It […]

Sleeping Number in Roulette

Roulette was a game created to prove the viability of a mathematics and physics based concept, conceived by a French genius while he resided at a monastery, which is why the wheel seems other-worldly and random. Still, people have been looking for ways to beat the wheel, to anticipate the number the ball falls on, […]

Sitting on a Handkerchief

Gamblers have been prone to using handkerchiefs for good luck charms since the days of the discovery and colonization of the new world and well before the invention of roulette or poker. So it’s no surprise that the specific superstition concerning sitting on one to ensure good luck is still prevalent. This sort of good […]

Touching Your Favorite Card with Your Index Finger

There are tons of ways that people try to increase their luck when they gamble and some work better than others. People carry good luck charms, only gamble at certain casinos, and only on certain games, and others will even cut their hair before playing or wear their socks inside out. But the one method […]

Whistling or Singing

When it comes to superstition, whistling and singing have a special place in people’s minds and the taboos of their cultural consciousness. There are several legends and taboos that surround the simple mindless activity of whistling and the almost mystical impact that singing has on our psyches. Gamblers as a community, are very aware of […]

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