While poker is undoubtedly a game of skill, there is an element of luck to it, especially in the short term. And wherever there’s luck, superstition will follow – a perfect topic to cover on Friday 13th!
A lot of people believe there are things you can do to bring you good luck or ward off bad luck at the table. And whether you believe in them or not, poker superstitions give people a feeling they have a greater degree of control over random events and can help boost their performance.
Some of the best players in the game are superstitious to some degree, and they don’t even try to hide it.
In fact, most people who have spent many years inside casinos and poker rooms have at least a few irrational beliefs, even if they don’t talk about them or want to acknowledge them.
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