card shark


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Noun1.card shark - a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card gamescard shark - a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
card player - someone who plays (or knows how to play) card games
chiseler, chiseller, defrauder, grifter, scammer, swindler, gouger - a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
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Mendelsohn plays a broke, problem gambler whose luck at the tables changes when he meets Ryan Reynolds' freespirited card shark.
Mendelsohn plays a broke problem gambler whose luck at the tables changes when he meets Ryan Reynolds' free-spirited card shark.
He plays a broke gambler whose luck at the tables changes when he meets Ryan Reynolds' free-spirited card shark.
A CARD shark who cheated casinos in Birmingham and Walsall out of tens of thousands of pounds at the poker table as part of a nationwide scam has been jailed for 18 months.
A CARD shark who cheated casinos including London's Playboy Club out of tens of thousands of pounds at the poker table has been jailed for 18 months, police said.
There's fun to be had in the skiffley hoe-downs of Card Shark and Duncan and Jimmy while Costello fans are directed to Six Months In Kansas City (Liberty Street), which recalls his recent album with The Roots, Wise Up Ghost, with the band sounding soulful and almost funky.
In Wild West Solitaire players take on the role of a cowboy in pursuit of wanted criminals in the Wild West and must capture them with their card shark skills.
com offers over 50 variations on the traditional video poker game with something to suit every level of player, from newbie to card shark.
The lucky Midland card shark, known as Mooch to his fellow players, will be looking to emulate last year's main event winner Joe Cada.
Moran played Eddy the card shark in Guy Ritchie's 1998 film set in the east end of London which is centred on an epic, high-stakes game of poker which turned out to be fixed.
Review by: Matthew Battles Aa In 2003, author Ben MezrichAurather like a cool card shark running the tableAuwas on a roll.
Cooper says that these cellular findings have implications for how the human brain stores rapidly changing information, like the temporary memory a card shark uses when counting cards in a game of Black Jack and, as casinos have figured out, it is the memory that is most sensitive to the disruptive effects of alcohol and noisy distractions.