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  • He began to expose cardsharping techniques, writing bylined newspaper articles exposing mechanical devices that literally secreted cards up the sleeves of the crooked card player, and spending hours demonstrating for reporters the secrets behind the three-card monte hustle.

    The Secret Life of Houdini

  • He began to expose cardsharping techniques, writing bylined newspaper articles exposing mechanical devices that literally secreted cards up the sleeves of the crooked card player, and spending hours demonstrating for reporters the secrets behind the three-card monte hustle.

    The Secret Life of Houdini

  • Goth was betraying more knowledge of cardsharping than the captain would have expected.

    The Wizard Of Karres

  • She was not liked in the province; there had been a fearful outcry at her marriage with Odintsov, all sorts of fictions were told about her; it was asserted that she had helped her father in his cardsharping tricks, and even that she had gone abroad for excellent reasons, that it had been necessary to conceal the lamentable consequences …

    Chapter XV

  • There is, however, an expedient familiar to conjurers as "changing a card," which, with a little modification, is extensively used by the cardsharping fraternity under the name of "second dealing."

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XI No 4

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