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a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games

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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.
Reuben suffers a heart attack and is taken to hospital, where Danny Ocean (Clooney) and the team ( including card shark Rusty (Pitt), master pickpocket Linus Caldwell (Damon) and explosives expert Basher Tarr (Cheadle) ( rush to Reuben's bedside.
EEach of the five ensemble players is a specialist, from card shark to accident victim to pickpocket, working for a master inside-man Mickey Stone (Adrian Lester).
And so we have David Kushner's newest book, Jonny Magic and the Card Shark Kids, which tells the story of these scruffy wunderkinds and the game that spawned them.
THREE years after Danny Ocean (Clooney) and card shark Rusty Ryan (Pitt) masterminded the daring heist of $160m from arrogant casino owner Terry Benedict (Garcia), the various members of the Ocean crew are struggling to turn legit.
Glenn Ford is the tough card shark ("to me a dollar is a dollar in any language"), and Rita Hayworth the femme fatale with red hair, long legs, and bull whip in hand: "Amado mio, love me forever and let forever begin tonight.
He gathers a motley crew of shady associates, including card shark Rusty Ryan (Pitt), master pickpocket Linus Caldwell (Damon) and veteran con artist Saul Bloom (Reiner).
Like some hybrid of the protagonists of Clueless and "Little Red Riding Hood," our female lead is as knowing and diabolical as a card shark yet intensely innocent, an FBI informant going undercover to find out what happens with the Wolf before he tries to cat her.
CARD SHARK Now Stephen Gallacher is chasing a US Tour place and Ryder Cup spot
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.
He's joined by the old gang including card shark Rusty (Pitt), master pickpocket Linus (Damon), explosives expert Basher (Don Cheadle), veteran con artist Saul (Carl Reiner) and safecracker Frank (Bernie Mac).
Reuben suffers a heart attack and is taken to hospital, where Danny Ocean (George Clooney) and the team - including card shark Rusty (Brad Pitt), master pickpocket Linus Caldwell (Matt Damon) and explosives expert Basher Tarr (Don Cheadle) - rush to Reuben's bedside.
Reuben suffers a heart attack and Danny Ocean (George Clooney) and team ( including card shark Rusty (Brad Pitt), master pickpocket Linus Caldwell (Matt Damon) and explosives expert Basher Tarr ( rush to his hospital bedside.
Three years after Danny Ocean (Clooney) and card shark Rusty Ryan (Pitt) masterminded the daring heist of $160m, casino owner Terry Benedict (Garcia) finally catches up with Ocean and demands his money back ( with interest ( or else.