three-card monte(redirected from Bola bola)
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A gambling game in which the dealer shows a player three cards, then turns them face down and moves them around, and the player must guess the position of a particular card.
a game in which a bettor must identify a stipulated card from among three cards after they have been moved around facedown.
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|Noun||1.||three-card monte - a gambling card game of Spanish origin; 3 or 4 cards are dealt face up and players bet that one of them will be matched before the others as the cards are dealt from the pack one at a time|