Why You Can't Win (John Scarne Explains): A Treatise On Three Card Monte And Its Sucker Effects
Why You Can't Win (John Scarne Explains): A Treatise on Three Card Monte and Its Sucker Effects
Audley V. Walsh presents a fascinating overview of the popular street (and con) game of Three Card Monte, with contributions by magician John Scarne. There are multiple methods and card maneuvers used by tricksters of which the general public is unaware and magicians can incorporate into their acts! Walsh (1894-1957) was a Vaudeville comic turned policeman, and an expert on gambling fraud.