The Experts at the Card Table is a new interpretation of the seminal work on card cheating, Artifice, Ruse and Subterfuge at the Card Table, self-published originally by an S. W. Erdnase, in Chicago in 1902.
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier by Bob Farmer is the biggest book on the famous “Ten Card Poker Deal” ever published. The “Ten Card Poker Deal” is one of the greatest gambling scams/card tricks in recorded history.
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For over a hundred years, the identity of the author of Artifice, Ruse and Subterfuge at the Card Table, known colloquially as The Expert at the Card Table, has perplexed practitioners of magic and historians alike.
A joyful exploration of one-handed cuts created or documented by Msgr. Vincent Foy, a pioneer of the modern movement of card flourishes.
A Grand Exposé is full of surprises. Unapologetic in tone, it paints a thorough description of an astonishingly wide range of gambling scams, including card table artifice.
Originally published in 1865 and attributed to Gerritt M. Evans, How Gamblers Win is one of the earliest publications on the subject of advantage play – or cheating at cards. This is a reprint of the 1868 edition.
Allan Slaight has made an enormous contribution to magic and we are pleased to be able to tell his story and consolidate a portion of this creative output for future reference.
Where most magicians invent a handful of magic routines during the course of their life, Stewart James created over one thousand.