A card detective revelations of gambler's secrets.
MacDougall, who refers to himself as magician and card detective, tells of years of tracking down crooks, phony devices, and manipulations in every sort of gambling field. He shares anecdotes of various experiences, and explains several cardshark methods and moves including:
- Culling and Palming
- The Slip Cut
- Bottom Dealing
- Second Dealing and Sort Edge Cards
- The Haymaker Shuffle
- The False Riffle
- The Crimp
- Trick Stacking And A Misdeal
- The Interlacing Riffle
1st edition 1939, 167 pages; PDF 91 pages.
word count: 39174 which is equivalent to 156 standard pages of text