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How to win at Poker, Gin, Pinochle, Blackjack and many other games.
Scarne on Cards is not only a fundamental reference and rule ebook; it is a dependable guide for anyone who wants to avoid being victimized by cheating and sharp practice, and for anyone who wants to play a better game and thereby improve his chances of winning.
"John Scarne is to games what Dr. Einstein is to advanced physics." - John Lardner, in Newsweek
revised edition 1974; PDF 619 pages.
"John Scarne is the most expert exponent of wonderful card effects and table work that I have ever seen in my life." - Nate Leipzig
"John Scarne's one-man expose has saved G.I. Joe millions a month. Scarne is the most artistic manipulator of cards within memory of living man." - The Saturday Evening Post
"Scarne knows every turn and twist of his craft. His technical mastery is unsurpassed." - John N. Hilliard
"You have done a great service both to your country and to the members of the armed forces." - Admiral Ernest J. King
"John Scarne is America's top card magician." - Walter Winchell
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