card sharp


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

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CARD SHARP: Youngsters from eight Vale of Glamorgan primary schools practised their football skills the Dutch way at a 4 v 4 football festival in Barry
Once ranked the top player in Europe, the 43-year-old Carmarthen card sharp threw the pair out on to the street before changing the locks and furiously typing the discovery on his blog.
Are you a card sharp, a Malibu mermaid or a dishcloth diva?
Card sharp Eunice, aged 43, of Brunel Drive, Tipton, took up poker less than nine months ago but she is proving ace at it.
* CARD SHARP: Horizon Signs employees (from left0 Danny Templeman, Mark Craven, Dave McIntosh and Mark Town, who have all gained their CSCS cards
CARD SHARP: Collum sends Kovacevic off in midweek and, below, Commons celebrates his penalty against Dons
So what on earth were the pair of them thinking when they tried to stitch up our Parliamentary democracy with a sleight of hand to make a card sharp blush?
CARD SHARP: Elizabeth Stephenson wants to raise as much money as possible for the Help the Heroes charity
CARD SHARP: Rafael Benitez wil need to gamble to produce a winning hand
CARD SHARP: Stuart Manley gained in Spain after a tough six-round struggle
Card sharp: Tonagh used his own credit cards to pay for bogus holidays; Trip-off: Tonagh faked a package deal worth pounds 1162 to Grand Cayman; Bust: The Donald Mackenzie logo
Entertainers included a man dressed as a 7ft brown bear, a balloon modeller and a Wild West-style card sharp.
Stevens picked up pounds 165,000 for winning snooker's Masters in 2000, but even that bumper payday was dwarfed by his money-spinning success against tennis player turned professional card sharp, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, and darts ace Phil Taylor in the final of the 888.com UK Poker Open.
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.