Some Thoughts On Various Subjects From Puggy Pearson

“The real things to know is that folks will stand to lose more than they will to win. That’s the most important percentage there is. I mean, if they lose, they’re willin’ to lose everything. If they win, they’re usually satisfied to win enough to pay for dinner and a show. The best gamblers know that.”

Puggy Pearson

“I’ll play any man from any land any game he can name for any amount he can count…Provided I like it!”

Puggy Pearson

“Losing is like smoking. It’s habit forming.”

Puggy Pearson

“Losing is like smoking. It’s habit forming”; “Fear is the basis of all mankind. In cards, you psyche ’em out, you shark ’em, you put the fear of God in ’em.”

Puggy Pearson

“Ain’t only three things to gambling: knowing the 60-40 end of the proposition, money management, and knowing yourself.”

Puggy Pearson

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