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Poker aficionados  are aware that poker is a gaming event that involves the need to focus, strategize and find the right tactics for each individual situation. Poker is known as one of the most intense games that the online gaming genre has to offer.

But amidst the highs and lows, there's room for a laugh or two. Poker jokes are a testament to the fact that it’s always possible to lighten the mood with  some light-hearted humor that will help to keep the good times rolling.

Evolution of Poker Jokes

The evolution of poker jokes mirrors the development of the game itself. Poker’s roots are in the early European casinos of the French Riviera but the game is mainly known for the important role that it fulfilled as a diversion for the settlers, farmers and ranchers of America’s frontier West. The poker played in those smoky saloons of the Wild West has, over time, evolved, first to the poker rooms of Vegas casinos and today to the virtual tables of the Internet.

Together with the game itself, poker jokes evolved over time to encompass the entire range of what playing poker means today. There are jokes about poker aficionados, tournament play, different hands, the various platforms, the different variations of poker and more. From classic quips to modern memes, it’s fun to add some Juicy Stakes poker humor to your game.

A Women’s Insight

Most poker players are men but women are rapidly working their way into the group of top players online and not online. They have their own specific view of what poker competition means.

Women's Advantage

For instance:  Poker is still predominately a men’s game. As a woman I have four advantages.

1. Since I’m a woman, some men think I really don’t know how to play.
2. In poker, it’s not always necessary to have the best hand. Just act like it. Most wives are used to faking it.
3. and 4.  Size 38D

Riske Poker Humor

For some reason, poker and hanky-panky have always gone together. Check out this one…..


Two couples were playing poker. One of the men, Fred, accidentally dropped some cards on the floor. When he bent down under the table to pick them up, he noticed the wife of the second man, Dan, wasn't wearing any underwear. Dave was shocked but when he went to the kitchen later to get some refreshments, Dan’s wife Patty followed. She asked,  “Did you see anything that you like?” Fred admitted that, indeed, he had.

Patty said, “Well, you can have it but it will cost you $500.” Dave considered the financial and moral cost but in the end, confirmed that he was interested.

Patty told Fred that, since Dan worked Friday afternoons and Fred didn't, Fred should come to her house around 2 p.m. Friday afternoon.

On Friday, Fred showed up at Dan and Patty’s house at 2:00 sharp. He paid Patty the agreed sum of $500 and they went into the bedroom.

Afterwards, Fred dressed and left. Later that night, Dan came home from work. He asked his wife,  “Did Fred come by the house this afternoon?”

With a lump in her throat Patty answered "Why yes, he did stop by for a few minutes this afternoon.”

Her heart nearly skipped a beat when her husband curtly asked, "And did he give you $500?"

With her best poker face, Patty replied, "Well, yes, he did give me $500."

Dan said, with a satisfied look on his face, “Good. He came by the office this morning and borrowed $500 from me. He promised he'd stop by our house this afternoon on his way home and pay me back.”


Poker jokes sometimes come out of, seemingly, nowhere. Some examples:

Poker Players

There are only the kinds of players who lie when playing Poker.

1 Big Stacks

2 Short Stacks

3 Everybody else.

Couple's Poker

My wife is thinking of leaving me because of my obsession with poker

But I think she’s bluffing


Q: What’s the difference between playing poker for real money or just for fun?

A: Stomach ulcers!

Q: What’s the difference between a professional poker player and a pizza?

A: The pizza can feed a family of four

Q: Did you hear about the blonde who brought a bag of french fries to the poker game?

A: Somebody told her to bring her own chips.

Q: What did the giraffe say to the leopard at the poker table?

A: I thought you were a cheetah.

Puppy Player

There's a traveling salesman who loves to play poker. Every time he visits a new town, he manages to find a game.

One night he's led to the back of a saloon. Seated among the locals is a German Shepherd. Seeing the dog is surprising but the dog is playing nicely so the salesman takes his seat.

After a few hours, it’s just the salesman and the dog in a head-to-head  showdown. The salesman raises, the dog raises back. The salesman raises again and the dog calls.

The salesman opens his hand to show three queens. The dog turns over a flush. The salesman is so impressed with the dog that he isn't even mad that he lost the hand."You know," he says to the one of the locals, "that dog is really pretty good."

"He plays okay," says the local, "but we usually beat him." "How?" asks the salesman.

The local answers, "Whenever he has a good hand, he wags his tail."

Digital Poker

The rise of the online casino has led to a whole new genre of poker jokes – jokes about playing poker at an online casino. These are the poker world’s most recent jokes and include some of the best.

Q: Why don't online poker players need sunglasses?

A: Because there are no tells in a chat box!"

Q: Why did the poker player get a job at the call center?

A: Because he's good at raising and folding!"