Most people are superstitious - poker players even more so...
We look at some of the most popular superstitions that poker players seem to have...
Change the Run of Cards
You can change the run of cards by walking around your chair three times.
The Luckiest Seat
The luckiest seat at the poker table faces the door.
The Unluckiest Seat
The unluckiest seat has it's back to a fireplace.
When changing seats, you should always do so clockwise.
It's very unlucky to sit with your legs crossed at the poker table.
Friday is a bad day for playing cards.
The 13th is also a bad day, regardless of what day of the week it is.
The 'Pre' LookLooking at your cards before the dealer is finished passing all of them out brings bad luck. So does picking up your cards with your left hand.
The Dead Man's Hand
Aces and eights (a pair of each) is known as the "Dead Man's Hand," and is reputed to be the hand "Wild" Bill Hickok was holding when he was shot dead.