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Top 50 Quotes about Gambling, Luck and Money



A dollar won is twice as sweet as a dollar earned…
[Quote from the movie, “The Color of Money”]
Paul Newman
(1925-2008; American actor, film director, and entrepreneur)
Slot machines in the Palazzo Hotel in Las VegasSlot machines in the Palazzo Hotel, one of the most luxurious hotels in Las Vegas ( Nick_Nick | Shutterstock )
The guy who invented poker was bright,
but the guy who invented the chip was a genius.

Julius Weintraub, a.k.a. “Big Julie”
(1919-1997; American jeweler, philanthropist, and gambler)
Horse racing is animated roulette.
Roger Kahn
(*1927; American sports editor and author)
A man’s gotta make at least one bet a day
else he could be walking around lucky and never know it.

Jim Jones
(1931-1978; American religious cult leader)
In most betting shops you will see
three windows marked “Bet Here”,
but only one window with the legend “Pay Out”.

Jeffrey Bernard
(1932-1997; English journalist, magazine columnist, and chronic alcoholic)
Show me a wealthy gambler
and I’ll show you someone who has made
his money from something other than gambling.

Terrence Murphy, a.k.a. “VP Pappy”
(*1937; American freelance writer)
A gambler never makes the same mistake twice.
It’s usually three or more times.

Terrence Murphy, a.k.a. “VP Pappy”
(*1937; American freelance writer)


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22 Responses to “Top 50 Quotes about Gambling, Luck and Money”

  1. Marianna
    28 October 2012 at 7:13 pm #

    Heads they win; tails we lose!

    I know of people who believe that winning is everything and that they have failed in a sense, if they do not win. Winning and losing are not mutually exclusive.

    Even if one should ‘lose’ there is so much that they could have ‘won’.

    If one’s perspective is grounded in respecting the journey then so much can be learnt from a loss. Winning and losing are not mutually exclusive and should not be perceived to be so.

  2. Lucky Mojo
    28 December 2012 at 4:19 pm #

    Don’t bet your eating money, that will save your life if you listen to it.

  3. Soccerwidow
    4 April 2013 at 7:20 pm #

    The excitement that a gambler feels when making a bet is equal to the amount he might win times the probability of winning it. (Blaise Pascal)

  4. thomaskendall
    27 July 2014 at 6:09 am #

    Great quotes, all of them are inspiring and real. People must really know when to quit. Thanks.

  5. Mauricio Delgado
    30 June 2015 at 6:35 pm #

    This is probably the best compilation of gambling quotes that I’ve seen, great job!

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