Gambling Quotes – Funniest Casino Quotes

One thing about gambling is that it is mainly a form of entertainment. Starting from the bells and whistles of the slot machines, to the enchanting colours and the structure of the table games, they are all made to make you feel good.


When it comes to land-based casinos, they keep you lively with bars and restaurants, and most times live music. Online players increase and spark up your excitement by showering you with loyalty points.

When online or land-based casinos, they happen to have a remedy for boredom.

In the past, gambling has been known to be driven by strong addiction. But, recent studies have shown that most gamblers are addicted to the feeling of fun that comes from gambling. Some science-based evidence shows that only 5% – 8% of gamblers show signs of addiction to gambling itself. Many of us are addicted to the fun itself and excitement.

Probably, you just love enjoying the spark of excitement that comes from playing Wheels of Fortune or Double Diamon. And perhaps you like the thrill you get from playing Russian roulette, or you like the strategizing that is involved in playing Poker and Blackjack, as you sip a glass of an amazing cocktail.

Though in casinos, a win is not certain, this also could be the reason for your always returning.

Chico Marx has some explanations about what happens here. He said “if I lose today, I can look forward to winning tomorrow, and if I win today, I can expect to lose tomorrow. A sure thing is no fun.”

Funny enough, you seem to be happy even when you are losing. Various studies have shown that losing money after one has visited the casino, does not reduce the general pleasure or fun one gets from the feeling of the visit. “A gamble is nothing but a man who makes his living out of hope.” – William Bolitho

Just like Marx did, many other renowned people have their gambling opinions.

Some of them saw lots of fun in losing and the changing nature of luck.

That was why Phil Hellmuth, who is an expert poker player said – “If luck was not part of it, I would have always won.”

Here are the funniest casino quotes from many popular people, which include old-time philosophers, such as scientists Albert Einstein, Publilius Syrus, and also from actors like Paul Newman.

So, whether you are a first-time gambler or an ardent casino player, these lines are definitely going to make you smile.

Gambling is the future on the internet. You can only look at so many dirty pictures.

Simon Noble

Nine gamblers could not feed a single rooster.

Yugoslav Proverb

Eat your betting money but don’t bet your eating money.


You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.

Wayne Gretzky

True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest is he who knows just when to rise and go home.

John Milton Hay

The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.

Wilson Mizner

The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.

Kin Hubbard

The better the gambler, the worse the man.

Publius Syrus

The guy who invented poker was bright, but the guy who invented the chip

was a genius.

Julius Weintraub

Buying 4D online is as fun as having sex.

Mark Wong

Last year people won more than one billion dollars playing poker. And casinos made twenty-seven billion just by being around those people.

Samantha Bee

Gambling is not a vice, it is an expression of our humanness. We gamble. Some do it at the gaming table, some do not. You play, you win, you play, you lose. You play.

Jeanette Winterson

It’s hard to walk away from a winning streak, even harder to leave the table when you’re on a losing one.

Cara Bertoia

Quit while you’re ahead. All the best gamblers do.

Baltasar Gracián y Morales

A gambler never makes the same mistake twice. It’s usually three or more times.

Terry Murphy

A gambler plays even when the odds are immutable and against him.

Roger “Lou Krieger” Lubin

The greatest risk is not taking one.

Tim Fargo

The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.

Heywood Hale Broun

One of the healthiest ways to gamble is with a spade and a package of garden seeds.

Dan Bennett

Sitting there, it is impossible to change your luck. But, you can always change the machine you are at!

James Hauenstein

If you ain’t just a little scared when you enter a casino, you are either very rich, or you haven’t studied the games enough.

Terrence “VP Pappy” Murphy

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.


Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.

Unknown Author

Nobody is always a winner, and anybody who say he is, is either a liar or doesn’t play poker.

Alfred Alvarez

To be a poker champion, you must have a strong bladder.

Jack McClelland

If I lose today, I can look forward to winning tomorrow, and if win today, I can expect to lose tomorrow. A sure thing is no fun.

Chico Marx

If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game,

the stakes, and the quitting time.

Chinese Proverb

There are two great pleasures in gambling: that of winning and that of losing.

French Proverb

You cannot beat a roulette table unless you steal money from it.

Albert Einstein

You don’t gamble to win.You gamble so you can gamble the next day.

Bert Ambrose

At gambling, the deadly sin is to mistake bad play for bad luck.

Ian Fleming

I wonder what inspires gamblers. Is it the adventure or the love of laziness?

Paul Bamikole

A dollar won is twice as sweet as a dollar earned.

Paul Newman

Poker is a lot like sex, everyone thinks they are the best, but most don’t have a clue what they are doing.

Dutch Boyd

Gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair.

French Proverb

Gambling is a way of buying hope on credit.

Alan Wykes

Gambling has brought our family together. We had to move to a smaller house.

Tommy Cooper

If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.

Benjamin Franklin

All the evidence shows that God was actually quite a gambler, and the universe is a great casino, where dice are thrown, and roulette wheels spin on every occasion.

Stephen Hawking

I can’t believe that God plays dice with the universe.

Albert Einstein

Poker is a hard way to make an easy living.

Doyle Brunson

Gambling is part of the human condition. I love it. I have the best time gambling. I’ve been winning fortunes, and I’ve been losing them.

Jerry Lewis

My advice to the unborn is, don’t be born with a gambling instinct

unless you have a good sense of probabilities.

Jack Dreyfus

One of the worst things that can happen to you in life is to win a bet on a horse

at an early age.

Danny McGoorty

The roulette table pays nobody except him that keeps it. Nevertheless a passion for gaming is common, though a passion for keeping roulette tables is unknown.

George Bernard Shaw

In gambling, the many must lose in order that the few may win.

George Bernard Shaw

In the casino, the cardinal rule is to keep them playing and to keep them coming back. The longer they play, the more they lose, and in the end, we get it all.

Robert De Niro in “Casino”

Russian Roulette is not the same without a gun.

Lady Gaga

 want people to understand, gambling is not a bad thing if you do it within the framework of what it’s meant to be, which is fun and entertaining.

Michael Jordan

There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians.

Georges Pompidou

At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons.

Chinese Proverb

Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.

Unknown Author

The best throw of the dice is to throw them away.

English Proverb

In most betting shops you will see three windows marked “Bet Here”, but only one window with the legend “Pay Out”.

Jeffrey Bernard

I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson
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After finishing her degree in Publishing and Writing, Kelly started her career as a copywriter for the gaming industry. She helps to ensure that our news and guide are written to the highest standard possible.
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