3229. "Unlucky at cards, lucky at love."
3230. Walk around the table or a chair to change the luck;
3231. You will have good luck if you walk around the table three times during a card game.
3232. To change your luck at cards, turn the back of the chair to the table and sit astride.
3233. For luck at cards, spit into the bottom of your chair upturned.
3234. Break bad luck at cards by sitting on a handkerchief.
3235. For luck at cards, reverse the direction of dealing.
3236. It brings good luck to deal from a deck from which you have cut for deal.
3237. The reverse of the procedure mentioned in 3236 causes bad luck.
3238. For luck at cards, turn back the hem of your skirt.
3239. For luck at cards, turn up the bottom of a trouser leg.
3240. For luck at cards, remove a piece of jewelry.
3241. Change something in your pocket, to change your luck at cards.
3242. It is well for a card-player to carry the wish-bone of a chicken in his pocket.
3243. It is lucky for a card-player to carry the bone of a dead person in his pocket.
3244. For luck at cards, "milk" the deck, that is, deal a card alternately from the top and from the bottom of the deck.
3245. To change luck at cards, change decks.
3246. Kiss a card good-bye for luck.
3247. It brings good luck to pick up your cards with the left hand.
3248. Gamblers have favorite good-luck pairs.
3249. It brings good luck to be the last to take up and look at your cards.
3250. It brings bad luck to have the last card dealt to you.
3251. It brings bad luck to pick up cards one at a time.
3252. If you start in with bad luck, stop, for it will grow worse.
3253. It brings bad luck to play cards any place near where a murder has been committed.
3254. It brings bad luck to play cards across the grain of a table.
3255. In a game of cards if you drop a number of the cards, you will lose so many games.
3256. It brings bad luck to fumble the deal.
3257. Do not cut your opponent's deal when you are winning, as your luck will likely change.
3258. When the ace and the two, three, and four spots make a trick, the winner should kiss the dealer for good luck.
3259. When the ace and the two, three, and four spots make a trick, all should kiss the dealer for good luck.
3260. If in picking up dice you drop one, you will lose, for you have lost your leader.
3261. Never lend a betting opponent money. Never bet against your own money.