card sharp

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Noun1.card sharp - a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card gamescard sharp - 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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Had I known that monsieur was a professional card sharp I had not been so ready to be drawn into the game," he said.
Forty-eight world-renowned businessmen, card sharps and philanthropists each paid $1 million to participate in the highest stakes poker game on the planet.
ONE of the world's most notorious card sharps has been jailed after conning pounds 3,000-a -night out of British casinos during a three-year spree.
Kevin Spacey plays the shifty tutor who persuades his top maths students to join his band of card sharps and beat the odds at the casinos.
But Aspinall was not averse to cheating and would often recruit card sharps to assist in fleecing gamblers who had inherited fortunes.
THE perfect poker face and some possible celebrity card sharps are best avoided around the gambling table The Roman nose is typically found in top business professionals and investors.
A gang of card sharps, including a Birmingham man, who targeted casinos across the country have been sentenced.
WATCH out for the card sharps or you could be in for a nasty surprise.
But over the next nine weeks he will be coached by some of the world's best card sharps to take part in a string of tournaments.
Fife Street visited Griff & Coton and were handed a 7-5 defeat by their hosts, who enjoyed a 5-0 whitewash at the hockey while their card sharps took the spoils at crib and don.
A crew of card sharps, conmen and getaway drivers is put together for the job.