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Old 01-31-05, 07:16 PM
Locohombre Locohombre is offline
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What is the deal with Marcel Luske's upside down sunglasses?!

Marcel Luske: The only man on T.V. that I have ever seen wear upside down sunglasses. Do you think wearing them upside down would be a better idea. I do:

I understand what the deal is with the upside down sunglasses. You can look down on your cards without having to look through the shades in a dim casino. Also, no one can see a good reflection of your cards if you do so. Does anyone have a different opinion, or do you think that it is a good idea also?
Old 01-31-05, 11:53 PM
killsome1 killsome1 is offline
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I think he is just a litte weired, but a damn good card player.
Old 02-01-05, 04:19 PM
thormx53 thormx53 is offline
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I noticed the same thing. I first tried the upside down glasses to imitate Marcel in a home game with friends, but it actually is easier to see the cards.
Old 06-29-05, 10:41 PM
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screw glasses

don't personally see the need to wear glasses unless you have a facial tick like Moneymaker. (in his biography he says this). I think by wearing glasses you miss more table information than you give away by wearing them. Just a personal preference. Phil Ivey, Jonny Chan, Doyle, Huck, Carlos, every female player and Howard Lederer agree.
Old 06-30-05, 09:31 AM
deekay140 deekay140 is offline
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I wear glasses when not in the hand to gather info from other players without them knowing I am paying attention.
Poker is psychological warfare. I player can give away alot with his eyes, especially when you table talk. You can give away tells, subconsciously. I would guess that quite a few of those pros wore glasses earlier in there career.
Old 07-04-05, 08:54 PM
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I met Marcel and his people at the WSOP this year, one reason is that stated above, being able to look down at cards unobstructed. But, also so that no one can see his eyes or facial expressions (i.e. eyebrows) when he's looking down
Old 03-15-10, 03:53 AM
Tracey Tracey is offline
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yes he is a good card player
Old 03-16-10, 06:11 AM
Offsuit27 Offsuit27 is offline
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He is a very good card player........
Old 06-28-10, 10:10 PM
pokerrocker pokerrocker is offline
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i guess its his way of distracting other poker players, wearing shades upside down make look for him more and more, its distracting.

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