cardsharp


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

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7) includes patents and trajectories of the gaze, and features hands taken from Caravaggio's The Cardsharps (c.
The "real" Lincoln, Booth implies, is the cardsharp who dresses sharply, not the man who wears whiteface make-up and period costumes.
A face from another painting could serve as well, a cutpurse or a cardsharp or, in an off-white kerchief, a gypsy girl -- that lovely oval face looking innocently askance while her hands clip a gull's gold chain.
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.
The winner of the Middle Park last time, US Navy Flag might well appreciate the step up to 7f but if you fancy him then you surely must give Mark Johnston's Cardsharp an each-way chance at a much bigger price.
This year Cardsharp and Emaraaty will be hoping to make a strong statment for owners Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, respectively.
The youngster shaped with abundant promise when third behind Cardsharp on his racecourse debut in Beverley's Brian Yeardley Continental Two-Year-Old Trophy in early June.
This easy six furlongs looks tailormade for Cardsharp as he had enough speed to finish a good third in the Norfolk Stakes over the minimum trip at Royal Ascot.
That was put on the backburner after defeat in the Woodcote at Epsom on Derby Day, where he was third to De Bruyne Horse and Cardsharp.
The Mark Johnston-trained Cardsharp was doing his best work at the in dgs jp dg fancied horses are drawn high, so I can't see it making too much of a difference.
More nasty doings await in "The Long Bad Night," about a confident young cardsharp named Johnny (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who arrives in town and promptly makes his way to Kadie's Saloon.
The mysterious cardsharp uses his skills as a professional gambler in Las Vegas and gives the cash to hard-up families.
MOVIE star Ben Affleck has hired beautiful cardsharp Annie Duke to teach him how to play top-class poker.
His onscreen persona was "basically the all-American con man, part carnival barker, part patent medicine salesman, part circus showman, part cardsharp, and part stockbroker.
By some accounts, it was penned by a murderous cardsharp who met his demise when he shot his girlfriend, then himself, with police closing in on their seedy San Francisco apartment in 1905.