How Gamblers Win

How Gamblers Win

Originally published in 1865 and attributed to Gerritt M. Evans, How Gamblers Win is one of the earliest publications on the subject of advantage play – or cheating at cards. This is a reprint of the 1868 edition.

 

 

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THE SECRETS OF ADVANTAGE PLAY EXPOSED.
BEING
A COMPLETE AND SCIENTIFIC EXPOSE OF THE MANNER OF PLAYING ALL THE
VARIOUS ADVANTAGES IN THE GAMES OF POKER, ALL-FOURS,
EUCHRE, VINGT-UN, WHIST, CRIBBAGE, ETC.
AS PRACTICED BY PROFESSIONAL GAMBLERS UPON THE UNINITIATED.
TOGETHER WITH
A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF LEGITIMATE PLAY.
BY A RETIRED PROFESSIONAL

 

It is extremely rare for a practicing gambler to publish methods of cheating and such texts are often written by outsiders who do not fully understand and are not capable of executing the techniques described. Gamblers stands as one of the few exceptions to this rule.

Long unobtainable, the book has been republished in its entirety. In this new hard-cover edition, every page has been re-type-set, including the original advertisements included in the original publication. Only 800 were printed and less than 650 are avialable for sale.

New with this edition is a preface by David Ben and a forward by gambling expert Steve Forte. The foil-stamped, hardbound 4.5″ x 7″ book is 109 pages is cloth-backed and has a full-colour dust jacket. Dust-jacket and book design by Michael Albright.

How Gamblers Win is now available from Magicana. For Canada and the USA, $50 USD post paid. Canadian residents subject to HST. International orders are $55 USD shipped air mail, postage paid.


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Book Information | Cataloguing in Publication

ISBN: 978-0-9780675-4-0
How gamblers win : or, the secrets of advantage playing exposed / a retired professional.

First published in 1865.
Attributed to Gerritt M. Evans.
ISBN 978-0-9780675-4-0

1. Cardsharping.  2. Gambling.

GV1247.H84 2008                              795.4                      C2008-904116-X