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My last piece of advice to the degenerate slot player who thinks he can beat the one-armed bandit consists of four little words: It can't be done.
Belly strippers! The use of this device is one of the most highly prized - and highly priced - secrets of fast-money winners.
The gambling supply house catalog is distinctly not the safest place to learn about cheating devices, beware of catalog men.
Rummy is played by more people in more ways than any other game.
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Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
March 4, 1903
July 7, 1985
John Scarne was an American magician and book author who was particularly adept at playing card manipulation. He became known as an expert on cards and other games, and authored a number of popular books on cards, gambling, and related topics.
Scarne on Card Tricks (1950)
Scarne's Magic Tricks (1940)
Scarne on Cards (1949)
Scarne's new complete guide to gambling (1974)
Scarne's Encyclopedia of Card Games (1973)
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