Here are 10 songs to help you through tricky gambling situations:

10) Situation: Playing Blackjack, you’ve got 11 against the dealer’s 15.
Song: Britney Spears – Baby One More Time
Lyrics: “Hit me, baby, one more time”.

9) Situation: You think your wife is having an affair with a Craps player.
Song: Frank Sinatra – Luck Be a Lady
Lyrics: “A lady doesn’t wander all over the room, and then blow on some other guy’s dice” (!)

8) Situation: You just lost a big hand at Blackjack and need sympathy.
Song: Ray Charles – Blackjack
Lyrics: “I sat there with two 10s, I thought I’d have some fun. The dealer hit 16 with a 5, just enough to make 21”.

7) Situation: You’re kicking butt at poker while combing your waist-length hair.
Song: Motorhead – Ace of Spades
Lyrics: “Pushing up the ante, I know you got to see me. Read ’em and weep, the dead man’s hand again”.

6) Situation: You’re heads-up in poker against a guy with a straight flush.
Song: The Beatles – I Want to Hold Your Hand
Lyrics: “Now let me hold your hand, I want to hold your hand”.

5) Situation: Your online slot just paid off enough to pay for a weekend in sin city.
Song: Elvis – Viva Las Vegas
Lyrics: “Oh there’s blackjack and poker and the roulette wheel, a fortune won and lost on every deal”.

4) Situation: You’re waiting to see if your monster bluff works.
Song: Bob Dylan – Ramblin’, Gamblin’ Willie
Lyrics: “He won a fortune from a man who folded his chair. The man, he left a diamond flush, Willie didn’t even have a pair.”

3) Situation: While playing video poker, you were one card away from a Royal Flush jackpot.
Song: KISS – Tears are Falling
Lyrics: “Somethin’ is wrong as I hold you near, somebody else holds my heart, yeah”.

2) Situation: You’re Swedish and wearing a silver jumpsuit.
Song: ABBA – The Winner Takes It All
Lyrics: “I’ve played all my cards, and that’s what you’ve done too, nothing more to say, no more ace to play”.

1) Situation: Any time, any place
Song: Kenny Rogers – The Gambler
Lyrics: All of ’em.

Peter Alexander

With over ten years experience as an online writer and content specialist, Peter has written for a wide variety of clients and industries. At various points, he has helped define the online voice for clients such as Nintendo, Nike’s Jordan brand and Electronic Arts. For the last number of years, he has specialized in writing for the online gaming world, for clients such as Bodog and Silver Oak Casino.