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Gambling Exposed

by Jonathan H. Green
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Gambling Exposed by Jonathan H. Green

Full exposition of all the various arts, mysteries, and miseries of gambling.

It is a complete exposure, of the different and various ways of deception and cheating in all the numerous games played, such as Faro, Two, Three, and Four-Handed Poker, Shuffling Cards, Roulette and Rolling Faro, Vingt-Un, Brag, Euchre, Game of Boston, All Fours, Cribbage, Whist, Dice, Stealing out Cards, Palming, Playing by Signs, Marking Cards, Backgammon, Solitaire, Playing Three against One, Spring Tables, Spring Boxes, Pulleys, Ingenuity of Gamblers, Card Manufactories, Lotteries, then modes of drawing and deceiving the public, Card Backs, etc., and is designed especially for the use and study, and as a warning to all that are novices and inexperienced in the art of gambling.

  • Preface
  • An Affecting Account Of A Young Man Brought To Ruin And An Untimely Death By Gambling
  • The Game Of Poker
  • Cheating In Various Ways
  • An Incident Showing The Ruinous Effects Of The Game Of Poker
  • Miscellaneous Examples Of The Shocking Effects Of Gambling
  • Horrible Death Or A Gambler At Columbus, Mississippi
  • Murder And Suicide In New Orleans
  • The Demoralizing Influences Of Race-Fields
  • The Game Of Faro
    • Terms Used In The Game Of Faro
    • Method Of Dealing, Rules Of The Game, &c.
    • Odds At The Game Of Faro
    • Deceptions Used In The Game Of Faro
  • Roulette And Rolling Faro
  • Chucker-Luck
  • Vingt-Un, Or Twenty-One
  • The Game Of Brag
  • Eucre
  • The Game Of Boston
  • The Game Of All Fours
    • Laws Of The Game
    • Rules Of Playing
    • Deceptions Used In The Game Of All Fours
  • Whist
  • Cribbage
  • Backgammon
  • The Game Of Craps
  • Billiards
  • Cock-Fighting
  • Various Deceptive Tricks
  • The Broker
  • Tricks In Horse-Racing
  • True Picture Of The Gambler’s Destiny
  • Dialogues Illustrative Of The Gambler’s Life
    • Dialogue Between A Judge And A Gambler
    • Dialogue Between A Congressman And A Gambler
    • Dialogue Between A Gambler And A Travelling Agent
  • Ingenuity Of Gamblers
  • Thermometer Of The Different Stages Of A Gambling Life
  • Card Manufactories
  • A Discourse On The Evils Of Gaming
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix

1st edition 1857, 312 pages; PDF 159 pages.
word count: 97400 which is equivalent to 389 standard pages of text

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