Poker Meets Ballet

by , Jan 29, 2010 | 3:30 pm

We love high culture here at Pokerati, but I gotta say, I never thought I’d spend 12 minutes of 2010 listening to/watching ballet. Though my tastes lean more towards watching heavy metal videos with semi-pokery themes on Youtube, I couldn’t help but click this one when I saw a ballet about the difficulties of playing pocket Jacks.

I’m no dance critic, but I think they capture the inherent conundrums with the hand pretty well:

ALT HED: Jacks Are Gay

OK, my apologies for making you watch that. Here’s a better dance about potentially troublesome pocket Kings:

One Comment to “Poker Meets Ballet”

  1. Kevin Mathers

    London’s Royal Opera House is going to be doing an opera based on “The Gambler”, and is using an old school picture of Doyle Brunson: