These Poker Humor Pieces are Morbidly Delicious
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Poker Humor FAQ
Why make poker humorous?
Have you ever watched a major poker tournament on TV?
They’re populated by a bunch of sedentary men (and sometimes women) with lucky charms pretending to have the nuts while wearing sunglasses indoors and pushing stacks of circular discs around green felt. Some people will actually argue that this constitutes a sport.
What doesn’t make poker humorous?
The poker circuit is filled with more eccentric characters than a Star Trek convention.
Yet in poker we highlight hiding emotions and character. An average poker hand might have you using third-level thinking to decipher your opponent’s hand range and size a mathematically-inappropriate bet. Heavy stuff.
Lighten up a bit, take a break from deep thinking, and laugh at the absurdity of my version of poker humor. A serious game deserves serious laughs once in a while.
This is a game that once had one of its featured stars berating other players for being morons while he sat in a Roman emperor costume. If that isn’t poker humor than what is?
What is your poker humor like?
With any (hopefully) funny poker humor feature you’re guaranteed to get an epic win! Or is it an epic fail? Sorry, I’m 10 years behind on my Internet memes.
You’ll either be all, “FTW!” or possibly, “FML!” Just like a Spin and Go!!!!1!1!BBQLOLPWN
My poker humor formula most often goes something like this: crude Photoshop skills + funny pictures of poker pros + absurd creative writing = a new feature on BTF.
Think of this section like a homemade cake made entirely by your 4-year-old. It will make you smile, is quite messy, and will likely nauseate you if you consume too much. Enjoy the salt/pepper/butter/cinnamon/ice frosting!
A lifelong poker player who moved online in 2004, Josh founded Beat The Fish in 2005 to help online poker players make more-informed decisions on where to play and how to win once they got there. He hopes to counter the rampant dishonesty in online gaming media with objective reviews and relevant features. Tech nostalgic. Fondly remembers the soup avatar at Doyle’s Room.