card sharp

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

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Elsewhere in the casino, magician David Blaine must have cast a spell on the blackjack table, where the card sharp won $25,000.
Card sharp Eunice, aged 43, of Brunel Drive, Tipton, took up poker less than nine months ago but she is proving ace at it.
Bigamist, card sharp, prison escapee and faker of his own death are just some of the epithets attached to Nat Clifford, who was more favourably remembered as an acrobat, music-hall entertainer, writer and silent-movie actor until his death in 1948.
Start up, ride off, and first impressions are that low-speed handling is impeccable, the clutch and six-speed gearbox are as slick as a Mississippi card sharp and acceleration is seamless.
BE CARD SHARP NOW Twelfth Night is here families are urged to take their cards to be recycled.
Entertainers included a man dressed as a 7ft brown bear, a balloon modeller and a Wild West-style card sharp.
At that level, it's like playing basketball with Michael Jordan or something,'' says Damon, who portrays a world-class, if reluctant, card sharp in his latest movie, ``Rounders.
CARD SHARP John Terry argues with the referee after his booking
In a nutshell: Brilliant student takes on the card sharp and gangsters of Las Vegas in lightweight plot
However, during his time inside, the card sharp has had time to form a plan and is determined to make him pay, one way or another, even if it costs him his own life.
We also had an eight-foot Hillbilly bear, saloon bar gals and on-street entertainment from card sharp magician Clyde Sherriff, all to the sound of Western music
Not with a casting director who thinks the average-looking Honey, right, is gorgeous, or corny old cobblers like Nana the card sharp.
CHIPPER CHAMP: Phil Taylor the card sharp Pic: PAUL WEBB
Nobody's a card sharp at these kind of interest rates and a lot of hard-up people could learn what hardship's about if they fall into the clutches of loan sharks.
And hypnotic Marc Warren sparkles as card sharp Danny Blue who hustles his way in to our likeable gang of "grifters".