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Synonyms for cardsharp

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

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Battle-hardened Cardsharp is an ace in the pack for in-form Johnston in the Gimcrack
This easy six furlongs looks tailor-made for Cardsharp as he had enough speed to finish a good third in the Norfolk Stakes over the minimum trip at Royal Ascot.
7) includes patents and trajectories of the gaze, and features hands taken from Caravaggio's The Cardsharps (c.
Lincoln is a reformed cardsharp, a onetime expert at the three-card monte scam.
Seventy-five years later, hagiographic historians are still covering for a cardsharp who dealt a hand that is still plundering the public and centralizing power.
Bill Maynard is a drifter and a professional cardsharp who plans on staying in town only long enough to get his teeth fixed, but he ends up conning his way into a professional social circle, a weekly card game, and a legitimate job for which he actually has an aptitude.
Meanwhile his friend has gotten into trouble with a cardsharp and his thugs--and the two find themselves facing new challenges that affect old friendships, too.
The cards were so distinctively crinkled and stained, a cardsharp could have easily identified them from the back.
(To give some perspective, let us remember the gambling debt of 43,000 rubles that Nicholas Rostov ran up against the vengeful cardsharp Dolokhov in War and Peace.
Confronted while eloping with Lesbia, Gomez is revealed as a cardsharp and floater of"bubble companies, bogus lotteries"; as the murderer of his Octoroon common-law wife; and as the husband of a wealthy heiress.
In this scene, the protagonist has staked a young punk of a cardsharp poker player to a high-stake game of seven card stud at the home of two wealthy (but notoriously amateur) gamblers whose chief characteristic to that point had been losing lots of money.
At Newmarket Johnston's Cardsharp - under Frankie Dettori - looks to hold a good chance of victory in the Group Three Randox Health Criterion Stakes (3.15pm).
A PS1 bet on all those would have yielded a whopping profit of PS27.10 and Dettori can improve that figure by landing the feature Randox Health Criterion Stakes (3.15) on Cardsharp.
Rock-solid Group performer Suedois looks like a bet to nothing at around the 9/2 mark, while Cardsharp is a tempting 6/1 and looks capable of being in the first three.
Elarqam, representing Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, finished fourth under Jim Crowley, while Cardsharp, owned by Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, was 11th of 14.