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Game Protection • Hustling • Swindling • Exposes • Advantage Play • Cheating Devices


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Sell your gambling books & related card cheating ephemera with us!

Gambling books are fascinating both from a magician’s standpoint and that of a gambler or a card cheat. If you’re ready to sell your gambling book collection or to simply re-invest premium auction consignment is a terrific option.

Selling a collection that you have inherited or built over the years is no mean task. Whether you have a small collection or large library of gambling related material, we are here to help you achieve a fair market value for your items.

Please note that many modern gambling books have little to no value but if you happen to have an antique gambling book collection, gaff cards, card holdouts, card punches, gaff dice, or similar items, there are collectors who’d be interested. Additional desirable collectibles include cheating devices and other paper ephemera related to gambling. 

Antique Gambling Book on Advantage Play
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Card Cheating

A skill used by card sharks, hustlers and card mechanics. A high level of skill and dexterity is used to manipulate the cards in a game of poker, blackjack, gin rummy, stud & draw poker or other card game. Usually by means of card stacking, mucking, deck switching (coolers) or marked decks and false dealing.

Game Protection

Certain procedures put in place to minimize illegal cheating in casinos whether this be procedural evaluations and changes or surveillance. Important and highly respected publications have been written by Steve Forte

Advantage Play

A legal means of getting an advantage over a house game. Advantage play exploits innate characteristics of a particular game to give the player an advantage relative to the house or other players. While this is not illegal, advantage play is often discouraged and some advantage players may be banned by certain casinos.

Antique Gambling Devices

Usually mechanical or electronic implements used to cheat at casino games including Jacob’s Ladder sleeve holdout, gaff dice, marked playing cards, cheating clips and such.

  • Advantage play
  • Card Cheating
  • False Dealing
  • Card Stacking
  • Game Protection
  • Hustling
  • Swindling
  • Exposes
  • Dice
  • Draw Poker
  • Blackjack
  • Stud Poker
  • Texas Hold’em
  • Badugi
  • Razz
  • Gin Rummy
  • Whist
  • Caribbean
  • Faro
  • Craps
  • Gambling Strategy
  • Antique Gambling Supply Catalogues
  • Historical and Reference
  • John Scarne
  • Steve Forte
  • S.W. Erdnase
  • Karl Fulves
  • Darwin Ortiz
  • James Grosjean
  • Tony Giorgio
  • Martin Nash
  • Jack Abbott
  • F.R. Ritter
  • J.P. Quinn
  • John Blackbridge
  • Kid Canfield
  • George Devol
  • Gerritt Evans
  • Jonathan Green
  • Gene Maze
  • Dai Vernon
  • Douglas Jerrold
  • John Nevil
  • Floyd Moss

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