Monday, May 02, 2005

Gambling Quotes

There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune:  go there with a large one.  ~Jack Yelton Baccarat is a game whereby the croupier gathers in money with a flexible sculling oar, then rakes it home.  If I could have borrowed his oar I would have stayed.  ~Mark Twain In most betting shops you will see three windows marked "Bet Here," but only one window with the legend "Pay Out."  ~Jeffrey Bernard A gambler is nothing but a man who makes his living out of hope.  ~William Bolitho I met with an accident on the way to the track; I arrived safely.  ~Joe E. Lewis In the case of an earthquake hitting Las Vegas, be sure to go straight to the Keno Lounge.  Nothing ever gets hit there.  ~Author Unknown Man is a gaming animal.  He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.  ~Charles Lamb, Essays of Elia, 1823 Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit.  ~R.E. Shay The house doesn't beat the player.  It just gives him the opportunity to beat himself.  ~Nick Dandalos Dear Lord, help me to break even.  I need the money.  ~Author Unknown A race track is a place where windows clean people.  ~Danny Thomas You cannot beat a roulette table unless you steal money from it.  ~Albert Einstein A dollar picked up in the road is more satisfaction to us than the 99 which we had to work for, and the money won at Faro or in the stock market snuggles into our hearts in the same way.  ~Mark Twain Casinos and prostitutes have the same thing in common; they are both trying to screw you out of your money and send you home with a smile on you face.  ~VP Pappy Luck never gives; it only lends.  ~Swedish Proverb By gaming we lose both our time and treasure - two things most precious to the life of man.  ~Owen Felltham At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons.  ~Chinese Proverb Lottery:  A tax on people who are bad at math.  ~Author Unknown You know horses are smarter than people.  You never heard of a horse go


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