card sharp


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

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Waterloo card sharp Andrew Gee is USA bound after he won his way through to the final of the Redtooth UK Pub Poker tournament at The Orleans Casino in Las Vegas.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In a nutshell: Brilliant student takes on the card sharp and gangsters of Las Vegas in lightweight plot
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.