New York, NY (Top40 Charts) You've made up your mind you are visiting Las Vegas. You've packed your bags and chosen a place to stay. Now what? Consider listening to some of these songs to put in a mood to spins roulette wheels, spin slots and shuffle cards at blackjack and poker games.
Lady Gaga's Poker Face
Lady Gaga released her hit song Poker Face during the poker boom of the 2000s. It did so well on the charts that it elevated her career into stardom. Of course, her ingenious combination of sexual references with one of the most popular card games had something to do with the song's success.
In one of her lines, Gaga says 'I wanna hold'em like they do in Texas.' She then makes her intentions clear when she adds 'Fold 'em, let 'em hit me, raise it, baby stay with me (I love with it).'
Needless to say, Gaga wasn't interested in holding actual poker cards. But her song is perfect for setting the mood in Vegas, especially if you visit with your significant other.
Kenny Roger's The Gambler
You don't have to love casinos to enjoy Kenny Roger's the Gambler. It's one of the most famous country music songs in the world. It's also educative, warning you to be careful with how you handle your cards at the poker tables.
In his famous lyrics, Rogers sings as someone remembering words of advice said to him by a frequent gambler. He says 'You've got to know when to hold 'em, know when to walk away and know when to run.'
Sure enough, Las Vegas is not all glam and wins. Sometimes you'll win. Sometimes you'll have to count your losses and fold your cards. And that's not just advice for poker games.
It applies in all games, including the many slots you can play at Casoola Casino. Of course, you can also minimize your losses by using bonuses to play or by using strategies to beat the house.
Katy Perry's Waking up in Las Vegas
What's worse, getting married unknowingly or losing all your money in Vegas? Katy Petty thinks it's the former, especially if it happens in Sin City. In her top-chart songWaking up in Vegas, Katy features a young couple that spends a night in Vegas and wakes up with no idea of what happened the night before
Against that backdrop, Katy's song is about trying to put pieces together to determine what had happened. She plays both parts to depict the young man and woman arguing over the list of things they had done in their Vegas night out.
Katy puts gambling in the background and focuses a typical night for things you are likely to experience in sin city. You could dress up as Elvis, lose your motel key or get married abruptly. So, before you decide to have unlimited fun in Vegas, listen to Katy's songs a few times and choose things to do wisely.
Wishbone Ash's Diamond Jack
We all know you need a bit of luck to win games in Las Vegas. And what better way is there to summon luck (if that's possible) than to sing a song. In Diamond Jack song, Ash talks of "the black magical lady luck," which can show him the way and help him win.
Diamond Jack also shares some advice to dice and card game players. Ash encourages players to take their chances, although he also reminds them that "the hand of fat is cold as ice."
Motorhead's Aces of Spades
For the uninitiated, a pair of aces of spades is highly coveted around jackpot tables. It's the best pair of cards, one that could also win you the game easily. Motorhead, however, goes beyond mentioning the two cards.
The rock stars through lead singer Ian Kilmister expresses their love for occasional gambling. Ian reminds you losses are unavoidable when gaming. He goes on to mention he prefers not to be greedy, only waiting to land the Aces of Spades.
The song takes a sharp turn when he says he's born to lose and that he wasn't born to live forever. It's a great song to console yourself after you lose a few rounds to the house. But don't take it too seriously. Otherwise, you might get tempted to burn your entire bankroll.
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Sting's Shape of my Heart
If like Sting, you don't care about wins and losses, you'll love his song Shape of my Heart. Basically, he talks of a man who plays casino games to crack the code of how to win them. In his words,
"He deals the cards to find the answers…the hidden law of a probable outcome."
Plenty of people have tried outsmarting casinos by using all sorts of strategies and "skills." Many of them fail. But that doesn't mean you couldn't give it a try. Get motivation from Sting and try playing poker over and over until you learn its secrets.
If you succeed, you could become the next Daniel Negreanu. If you fail, you can count your losses knowing that you tried.
Elvis' Viva Las Vegas
The king said it best: Viva Las Vegas. He composed the song for the movie 'Lucky Jackson,' which he also starred as Jackson. In the song, Elvis hails praise on sin city, mentioning all the reasons he loved about the city.
'Oh, there's blackjack and poker and a roulette wheel,' Presley sings.
'Viva Las Vegas with your neon flashin' and your one-armed bandits crashin,' he goes on.
Viva Las Vegas is best listened to after a successful trip to the strip. When you see glamorous casinos everywhere, glittering lights and elegant casinos, you'll understand why Elvis loved the city so much.