This sensational expose of the Three Card Monte is the first authentic explanation of the actual method used for years by Dick Jacobs, acknowledged to be one of the greatest Monte men of the past generation. No prepared
It's a challenge to learn and a challenge to do it without getting caught. Its fundamentals are simple to learn and its performance is difficult to perfect. Everyone knows what it is, but very few can do it really well. It's Three Card Monte, and since
Erdnase writes in Expert at the Card Table: "There is not a single card feat in the whole calendar that will give as good returns for the amount of practice required, or that will mystify as greatly, or cause
For those Whit Haydn fans in the crowd, sit up and take notice. Following his exhaustive work on the endless chain and three-shell game, here is the definitive book on three-card monte. Besides being an entertaining read, the material contained in here
This book is meant to teach you how the Monte was performed on the street where there is no room for error. This is not a book on how to hustle people out of their hard earned money. Instead, it is intended to teach you the "real"
This wonderful book was written in the mid 1930s when prohibition and illegal gambling affected the big cities. The Three Card Monte was played on the streets and some of the wealthiest people of the day were taken in by
Here's everything you ever need to know on how to perform the famous Three Card Monte. It's a challenge to learn and a challenge to do it without getting caught. Its fundamentals are simple to learn and its performance is
In the 19th Century Victorian British underworld slang, playing-cards were called broads. Playing a game of cards was known as "Spreading Broads." Cheating at cards was called "broading" and a card sharp was called a