What's new on CARDSHARK Online

This page was introduced in August 2002 to help visitors track updates, revisions and changes.

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Feb 07, 2011 Art History of Cheating Added a new painting of card cheats. Labeled
Jan 30, 2011 Museum of Crooked Gambling Added two arm pressure holdouts. Labeled
Jan 30, 2011 Holdout Devices Updated two images of holdout devices, on pages 1 and 2 of Holdout Devices.
Dec 17, 2010 Tutorials Added two tutorials for gaffed dealing shoes. Labeled
Jun 22, 2010 Art History of Cheating Added ten new paintings of gamblers, card players and cheats.
Jan 11, 2010 Poker Cheating Added an entire new chapter on cheating at poker.
Jan 07, 2010 The Mott Street Poker Club Introduced a new sister site, online edition of the rare historic gambling book, The Mott Street Poker Club.
Dec 17, 2009 Tutorials Added three additional peeking tutorials.
Dec 15, 2009 Tutorials Added six tutorials for various peeking techniques.
Dec 13, 2009 Tutorials Added a tutorial on riffle stacking for the RRSR procedure with cover-ups.
Nov 29, 2009 Tutorials Added three new tutorials on riffle stacking as well as two new riffle stacking drills.
Nov 27, 2009 Tutorials Added a tutorial on riffle stacking for the RRSR procedure.
Nov 22, 2009 Tutorials Added two tutorials on riffle stacking.
Nov 19, 2009 NCIG Introduced a new sister site, the National Center for Irresponsible Gambling.
Nov 01, 2009 Video Archive Added a demo of a gaffed blackjack prism shoe. Labeled
Nov 01, 2009 Museum of Crooked Gambling Added two new listings in the "cards" category and one listing in the "miscellaneous" category; also added one additional photo of a card trimmer.
Oct 07, 2009 Latest Blog Posts Added a Latest Blog Posts listing on the home page.
Sep 05, 2009 Tutorials Added a tutorial for bottom dealing.
Aug 24, 2009 Cardshark.TV Introduced a new sister site, for sharing gambling-related videos.
Aug 14, 2009 Sharps and Flats Introduced a new sister site, i.e. and online version of the classic gamblign book Sharps and Flats.
May 13, 2009 Video Archive Added a demo of the camera ink, used to make marked cards for the camera system.
May 08, 2009 Video Archive Added two covert video clips in the membership video archive. Labeled
Mar 12, 2009 Art History of Cheating Added a new painting of The Cardsharps and Fortune Teller, by Nicolas Regnier.
Mar 11, 2009 Tutorials Added ten articles on practicing and learning, as well as eight tutorials on practice drills, with video demos (three second-dealing drills, one bottom-dealing drill, four riffle stacking drills).
Jan 19, 2009 Art History of Cheating Added a new painting of Cardsharps, by Gerard van Honthorst.
Jan 06, 2008 Gambling Glossary Added a few new gambling/cheating terms to the glossary page.
Dec 30, 2008 Museum of Crooked Gambling Added seven new listings in the "cards" category and three listings in the "dice" category; also added additional photos of magnetic dice.
Dec 26, 2008 Art History of Cheating Added a new painting of Card Cheaters, by Matheu Le Nain.
Dec 19, 2008 Video Archive Added two gambling equipment demo videos of the Tangam visual recognition software used in casino surveillance.
Dec 15, 2008 Video Archive Added three casino surveillance video clips in the membership video archive as well as three new videos in the TV & News category.
Dec 10, 2008 Video Archive Added a new category labeled TV & New; uploaded seven video clips in this new category.
Dec 01, 2008 Video Archive Added six casino surveillance video clips in the membership video archive.
Nov 30, 2008 Museum of Crooked Gambling Added four scans from the 1961 KC Card Co. Blue Book, showing how these gaffs appeared listed in their mail order catalog. Added two new items into the virtual museum.
Nov 23, 2008 Museum of Crooked Gambling Added seven scans from the HC Evans Blue Book, showing how these gaffs appeared listed in their mail order catalog. Updated descriptions for tapping dice and magnetic table.
Nov 18, 2008 Museum of Crooked Gambling Added seven new items into the virtual museum and also updated existing descriptions of tapping dice and magnetic dice.
Nov 10, 2008 Museum of Crooked Gambling Added photos of a card trimmer, a two-deck card press, and a pair of casino-style magnetic dice. Descriptions were also somewhat updated.
Nov 06, 2008 Museum of Crooked Gambling Added sixteen new items into the virtual museum and also updated some of the previous descriptions.
Oct 31, 2008 Video Archive Some details regarding the recently-listed videos were brought to our attention, so we decided to remove all the recently-listed videos from our archive.
Oct 23, 2008 Video Archive Added three exclusive covert video clips of players cheating at poker, during a live round-table game (check copping, overhand run-up, two-player card switch).
Oct 25, 2008 Video Archive Added five more covertly-recorded video clips of players cheating in a Gardena cardroom (milking the deck, three videos on collusion and hand mucking).
Oct 23, 2008 Video Archive Added three exclusive covert video clips of players cheating at poker, during a live round-table game (check copping, overhand run-up, two-player card switch).
Oct 22, 2008 Video Archive Added an exclusive covertly-recorded video clip, showing a man "playing the shirt."
Oct 22, 2008 Museum of Crooked Gambling Introduced new chapter with a virtual collection of various cheating gaffs; 18 items included in the initial launch of the virtual museum.
Feb 25, 2008 Bulletin Board The Bulletin Board fixed, upgraded and revamped.
Nov 08, 2007 Online Gambling Updated page 6 of the Online Gambling chapter.
Nov 02, 2007 Art History of Cheating Added two new paintings.
Aug 27, 2007 Holdout Devices Updated the Holdout Devices chapter. Added an image of a vest holdout on page 3.
Jul 30, 2007 Marked Cards Updated page 10 of the Marked Cards chapter.
Jul 26, 2007 Online Gambling Updated page 6 of the Online Gambling chapter.
Jul 05, 2007 Holdout Devices Moved entire Holdout Devices chapter to the public directory and updated all the descriptions, with plenty of new images.
Jul 04, 2007 Online Gambling Completed the chapter by adding five additional pages describing online gambling scams.
Jul 01, 2007 Marked Cards Moved entire Marked Cards chapter to the public directory and updated all the descriptions.
Jun 27, 2007 Art History of Cheating Added a new painting and description.
Jun 26, 2007 Video Archive Added several exclusive video clips, shown to the public for the very first time ever.
Jun 26, 2007 Video Archive All the demo videos in the video archive have been moved to the public directory.
Jun 12, 2007 Online Gambling Introduced new chapter about online gambling.
Mar 31, 2007 Casinoville Introduced a new sister site.
Aug 25, 2006 Marked Cards Updated description of Luminous Readers (page 2), with new images; updated information on Juice Work (page 6).
Mar 01, 2006 Home Page The home page was redesigned; changed skin color of the rest of the site to match the new home page design.
Aug 30, 2005 Gambling Resources Plenty of new poker videos added, on the "videos" page.
Aug 29, 2005 Movie Trailers A new movie trailer was added to the list.
Feb 22, 2005 Marked Cards Updated description of Counterfeit No 99 "Bee" Cards (page 2), with new images.
Dec 12, 2004 Marked Cards Added descriptions of Counterfeit "Bee" Cards (page 2), "Bee 67" Line Shade (page 3), and Swollen and Reduced Diamonds (page 3), a description of a new Juice Code L-26 (page 8), a description of Tax Stamps (page 8).
Nov 18, 2004 Movie Trailers Three new movie trailers added.
Sep 19, 2004 Bulletin Board The members' Bulletin Board upgraded and revamped.
Jul 18, 2004 Movie Trailers Two new movie trailers added; few existing ones replaced by better files.
May 26, 2004 Bustout Dealer A sister site for promotion of a crooked casino-night blackjack game.
May 26, 2004 Headline News A listing of headline news related to gambling, casinos, con games, and swindles.
May 26, 2004 Movie Trailers A listing of movie trailers for films on gambling, con games, and scams.
Mar 08, 2004 Links Installed an automated LinkExchange service to promote web sites across the web.
Feb 02, 2004 A Manifest Detection of Diceplay A transcript of the oldest known article on crooked gambling, by Gilbert Walker (1552).
Jan 28, 2004 Marked Cards Entire chapter was totally revised and updated. Major updates!
Jan 26, 2004 Art History of Cheating Added a new painting and description.
Jan 19, 2004 Video Archive Added three new videos (bet manipulations).
Nov 15, 2003 Video Archive Added five new videos (card switches).
Nov 14, 2003 Gambling Resources Added a listing for gambling magazines.
Nov 10, 2003 Tutorials Added a new chapter with tutorials of cheating moves (push-off second deal, double deal).
Nov 09, 2003 Gambling Resource Added a few new books in the "novels" page.
Aug 22, 2002 Marked Cards Entire chapter was updated.
Jun 05, 2003 Gambling Resources Added choices for DVD or VHS selections for gambling films.
May 30, 2003 Gambling Glossary Added a few new gambling/cheating terms to the glossary page.
May 21, 2003 Most Wanted List Most Wanted List was updated.
May 01, 2003 Video Archive Changed two existing videos (faro, riffle stacking), and added two new ones (dice switches).
Apr 26, 2003 Automated Translator Added an automated multilingual translator.
Apr 24, 2003 Video Archive Added a few new videos.
Apr 08, 2003 Playing Cards Online Launched an entire sister-site dedicated to playing cards.
Mar 19, 2003 Video Archive A new chapter with videos of cheating moves.
Dec 01, 2002 How to Protect Yourself Chapter revised and updated.
Dec 01, 2002 Crooked Deals Major updates and revisions.
Nov 01, 2002 Art History of Cheating Added a few paintings and descriptions.
Oct 22, 2002 Crooked Deals Page 1 (Dealing Grips) was revised and updated.
Sep 27, 2002 Gambling Resources Added many new books and videos
Aug 29, 2002 The Fundamentals of Cheating A new chapter was added.
Aug 20, 2002 Art History of Cheating A whole new chapter about paintings featuring a cheating theme.
Aug 20, 2002 Holdout Devices A description was added on page 4 of Holdout Devices. See Pneumatic Holdouts.
Aug 11, 2002 Introduction The introduction chapter was revised.


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