crooked gambling and card cheating


CARDSHARK Online™ is the world's leading card-cheating and crooked-gambling membership site, since 1999. Visit our site to get reliable information on marked cards, bottom dealing, second deals, stacking the deck, blind shuffles, and other card cheating techniques. This is a membership site and we have thousands of members from around the word. Our members range from card cheats, casino personnel, to law enforcement officials.


Index of card cheating and crooked gambling strategies, methods and techniques:

three card monte - an old street swindle involving three playing cards
bottom dealing - method of secretly dealing cards from the bottom of the deck
casino cheating - learn about cheating in casinos
casino scams - how can you orchestrate a fool proof scam in a casino
cheating - how to spot cheating
cold deck switch - method of secretly switch an entire deck of cards during a game, called cold decking or switching a cooler
home poker cheating - various card cheating methods used in home poker games
Texas Hold'em poker - the poker craze of Texas Hold'em Poker tournaments
Texas Hold'em poker cheating - cheating at Texas Hold'em Poker tournaments and home games
second dealing - method of secretly dealing the second card from the top of the deck
card sharks - learn how cards sharks operate in private Texas Hold'em Poker tournaments
false shuffles - crooked shuffles used for stacking the deck

Card Cheating catalog:

Convex Glim - a glim, reflector, flick, shiner is a small mirror used to gain secret knowledge of the opponents' cards
Gaffed Blackjack Dealing Shoe - a casino dealing shoe, gaffed with a prism, for blackjack
Black Predators Luminous Readers - luminous reader glasses
Black Predators Luminous Contact Lenses - luminous contact lenses for reading luminous marked cards
Luminous Ink - luminous ink and luminous daub for luminous readers
Red Lens Luminous Readers - classis red-lens luminous reader glasses
Luminous Ink - luminous ink for red-lens luminous readers and marked cards for cheating at poker
Cigarette Shiner - a shiner that fits on the back of a filter of a cigarette
Casino Game Protection - A Comprehensive Guide, by Steve Forte (casino security manual that covers all areas of casino cheating)
Counterfeit "Bee" Casino Playing Cards - rare counterfeit playing cards, made in Asia, with the Sands Regency Casino logo
Counterfeit "Bee" No 99 Playing Cards - rare counterfeit playing cards, made in Asia
Cheating Las Vegas - a DVD of a TV show on professional card cheats that operate in Las Vegas
Aces and Eights - Card Shark Saves the Ranch; film on DVD about a card cheat
Cheating at Blackjack - DVD by Dustin D Marks; on cheating at casino blackjack
Juice Deck - a deck of professionally marked cards for cheating at poker and blackjack
Angel Shade Deck - marked cards for the professional card cheat


Online gambling store:

Convex Glim, Shiner - a practical accessory used to glimpse at the cards as they are being dealt.
Gaffed Blackjack Dealing Shoe - a crooked casino shoe for dealing blackjack and other casino games, equiped with a prism.
Luminous Reader Glasses - the latest and most advanced luminous reader system available on the market.
Luminous Ink - luminous ink for the Black Predator™ Luminous Reader Glasses.
Luminous Daub - luminous daub for the Black Predator™ Luminous Reader Glasses.
Red Lens Luminous Reader Glasses - classis red-lens luminous reader glasses.
Classic Luminous Ink - luminous ink for red-lens luminous readers and marked cards for cheating at poker.
Bustout Balm - a soft resin specifically developed for professional card mechanics.
USPSS Seals - original seals from the US Playing Card Company.
Double-locking Pegger Card Punch - an improved card punch for marking cards with blisters.
Classic Pegger Card Punch - an improved classic card punch.
Bug Holdout - a classic table holdout bug.
Whip Dice with Cup - a professional cheating gaff for dice games.
Dr. X Backgammon Set - a sure-fire state-of-the-art backgammon set that uses magnetic dice.
Juice Camera System - a high-tech camera system that uses specially marked cards.
X-RAY Poker Table - a concealed unit that illuminates through the playing cards, for cheating at poker.
Cigarette Shiner - a shiner that fits behind the filter of a cigarette.
Counterfeit Bee Casino Cards - counterfeit playing cards from the Sands Casino.
Copag Export Narrow Size Plastic Cards - plastic playing cards by Copag; poker.
Un-canceled Casino Cards: Shooting Star - un-canceled casino cards from the Shooting Star Casino.
Cheating Las Vegas - a PBS program about casino cheating, on DVD.
Cheating at Hold'em - authentic, accurate and educational demonstration of the professional cheater's ploys.
Block-out Ink, from H.C. Evans - the actual block-out ink vials that were sold by H.C. Evans, up until 1961.
Chink Ink, from The K.C. Card Co. - the original container of die that was sold under the brand name, Chink Ink.
K.C. Card Co. Blue Book - the original 1961 Blue Book form the old K.C. Card Co.
Juice Deck - professionally marked cards used by top paper players.
Angel Shade Deck - a highly professional marked deck of playing cards used by top paper players.


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chapters (all chapters are accessible through our home page - the membership pages are accessible through the members directory)

Introduction - take a closer look at crooked gambling and cheating with cards

card cheating - general overview of card cheating strategies and techniques

The fundamentals of cheating - what makes cheating at cards profitable (Texas Hold'em Poker tournaments)

fundamentals of card cheating - Texas Hold'em tournament poker is a great platform for card cheating

The mind of a card cheat - learn how cards cheats operate and what makes them tick

card cheating - cheating at Texas Hold'em Poker tournaments is more profitable than ever

Professional and amateur cheats - professional card cheats will always beat the amateurs

card cheats - if you are not a professional card cheat then you are probably a sucker

Online gambling - professional card cheats will always beat the amateurs

online gambling - find out the facts about gambling on the internet

online gambling scams - what are some popular scams in online gambling sites and online poker sites

online poker collusion - various collusion scenarios in online poker sites

poker bots - how poker bots may be used to cheat at online poker

random number generators - how random number generators really work, to deal random cards in online poker rooms

online poker cheating software - software used to cheat at online poker

Art History of Cheating - crooked gambling has been captured on canvases of many old masters

page 1 - overview of fine art history and crooked gambling
page 2 - paintings and masterpieces with a crooked gambling theme
page 3 - masterpieces with a gambling theme and card players
Count BALTHUS - A Game of Cards
Jack BEAL
Paul BERENSON - Babinsky Cheating the Devil at Cards
Hieronymus BOSCH
Fernando BOTERO - The Cards Players
Valentin De BOULOGNE - The Card Sharpers
Valentin De BOULOGNE - Soldiers Playing Cards and Dice (The Cheats)
Nicolas REGNIER - The Cardsharps and Fortune Teller
Michelangelo CARAVAGGIO - The Cardsharps
Paul CEZANNE - The Card Players
Paul CEZANNE - The Card Players
Paul CEZANNE - The Card Players
Theo Van DOESBURG - Card Players (1916)
Theo Van DOESBURG - Card Players (1917)
Pierre Louis DUMESNIL - Interior with Card Players
Albrecht DÜRER - The Demon of Dice
Raymond JOHNSON - Card Game
Georges de LA TOUR - Cheater with the Ace of Clubs
Georges de LA TOUR - The Cheat with the Ace of Diamonds
Georges de LA TOUR - Fortune Teller
Fernand LEGER - A Game of Cards
Mathieu Le NAIN - Card Cheaters
A.C. Radwood - A Call - In Arizona
Theodor ROMBOUTS - The Card Players
Theodor ROMBOUTS - The Card Players
Theodor ROMBOUTS - Card and Backgammon Players (Fight Over Cards)
Theodor ROMBOUTS - The Backgammon Players
Jan STEEN - The Card Players
Jan STEEN - Gamblers Quarreling
Jan STEEN - Card Players Quarreling
Jan STEEN - Inn with Violinist and Card Players
David TENIERS - Gambling Scene at an Inn
Gerard TERBORCH - The Card Players
Hendrick TERBRUGGHEN: The Gamblers - The Gamblers
Gerard van HONTHORST - The Cardsharps (Die Falschspieler)
Jakob van OOST, the Elder - Card Sharpers, a.k.a. Interior with Soldiers Cheating at Cards
unknown artist - 1499

Virtual Museum of Crooked Gambling - a collection of crooked gambling gaffs and gambling paraphernalia from around the world

The virtual museum is organized into several categories: card cheating equipment, dice cheating equipment, and miscellaneous gambling equipment.

card-cheating equipment

 

dice, spindle tops and dice equipment

 

miscellaneous cheating gaffs and gambling paraphernalia

Holdout Devices - descriptions of holdout devices, used by professional card cheats, usually to cheat at poker

holdouts - utility holdout devices
holdout machines - mechanical holdout machines
vest holdout - the vest holdout machine
Kepplinger holdout - a description of the Kepplinger holdout, Martin holdout and cold decking machine (deck switcher)
employment of holdouts - how holdout machines are used to cheat at cards; usually by swithing cards in poker, but also in other card games

Cheating at Poker - How professional poker cheats cheat at poker

poker cheating - poker, the cheating game
poker venues - various venues where poker is played
the nature of poker - how poker is a game very suitable for cheating
basic principles of poker cheating - basics of cheating at poker
unskilled cheating methods - cheating methods used by amateur poker cheats
skilled poker cheating methods - cheating methods and strategies used by skilled and refined professional poker cheats
poker collusion and conspiracy - collusion strategies used to cheat at poker
poker cheating manipulations - card manipulations used by skilled poker cheats
coolers - cold decking techniques
poker cheating accessories - various cheating gaffs and crooked gambling accessories used to cheat at poker

Marked Cards - descriptions of various types of marked cards

introduction to marked cards - how marked cards are used to cheat at poker and other card games; how marked cards are used to cheat in casinos
playing cards marked by manufacturers - manufacturers of playing cards also sometimes fabricate marked cards
luminous readers - luminous readers are a special type of maarked cards that require luminous glasses or contact lenses
line work
flash work
shade work
puncture marking or pegging
sorts
trims
juice work - juice is a special type of marked cards
marking cards during play - professional poker cheats can mark cards during a live poker game
crimping
waving
nailing
planting marked cards - how marked cards are planted in a game of poker; how marked cards are planted in casinos
dyes and solvents - various inks, dyes and solvents used to make marked cards

Tutorials of Card Cheating Moves

card cheating tutorials - tutorials of card cheating moves and techniques

Card Cheating Videos - a large archive of gambling videos showing card cheating moves

card-cheating demo videos - a collection of video clips demonstrationg various card cheating moves
casino surveillance videos - a collection of real-life casino surveillance videos, showing gamblers cheating in casinos, as well as covertly-recorded videos of poker cheats in various cardroom of Gardena, California
second deal - push-off - retention style - top rear
second deal - push-off - stud style- top rear
bottom deal - push-off - retention style - top rear
Greek deal - push-off - stud style - top rear
tap shift - a maneuver used to nullify the cut in a card game (top front view)
tap shift - a maneuver used to nullify the cut in a card game (frontal view)
table faro shuffle - top front
riffle stacking (draw poker; royal flush) - top front
"back alley" dice switch - top left
dice "chip" switch - top right
video juice system - a high tech system used to mark cards adn cheat at poker
camera ink demo - a demo of the ink used to make marked cards
Tangam visual recognition software: card demo
Tangam visual recognition software: chip demo
poker X-RAY table - a gaffed poker table that enables the cheats to see through playing cards, without having to use marked cards
gaffed blackjack dealing shoe - a gaffed blackjack dealing shoe made from special materials that enable the cheats to see through the faceplate of the shoe; marked cards are required
60 Minutes Report: Online Poker Cheating Scandal - 60 Minutes investigative report on how online poker players who suspected cheating were forced to successfully ferret out the cheaters themselves
Arrested for Betting Weed at a Casino - news report about a guy getting arrested in a casino, for attempting to use a bag of weed as a wager in a game of 5-card bud
Casino Money Laundering Scheme Busted - four jailed over casino money laundering scheme
Casino Refuses to Pay $1M Jackpot - woman hits a $1M jackpot on a slot machine and the casino resfuses to pay
Golden West Casino Robbery 1> - a news report of a robbery of the Golden West Casino
Golden West Casino Robbery 2 - a follow up news report of a robbery of the Golden West Casino
Korean Crooked Gambling Bust - a news report from Korea, about arrests of crooked gambling supply distributors
London Casino Scam - a news report about the London casino scam
Man Sues Casino Over $1.6M Erroneous Jackpot - a man hits a $1.6M jackpot on a slot machine and the casino resfuses to pay
Truong Casino Scam News Report - CNN news report of the Truong casino scam, lead by Phuong Quoc Truong, aka Pai Gow John

How to protect yourself - learn how to protect yourself against card cheats

game protection - how to protect yourself against professional poker cheats and gambling scams

Glossary - a glossary of gambling and poker terminology

gambling terminology glossary - the language of professional gamblers and poker players in a glossary format

A Manifest Detection of Diceplay - a transcript of a pamphlet A Manifest Detection of Diceplay that was published in 1552, signed G.W. (later attributed to Gilbert Walker)


Gambling Resources - an user friendly list of gambling resources


Gambling Films - see trailers for film on gambling, cheating and scams

listing of gambling film trailers


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