|52 All Time Best Prop Bets and Bar Stunts
By B. W. McCarron
Don't be a chump! Learn the inside secrets of con artists, cheats and hustlers that have cost others up to $100 each for the privilege of learning these crafty dodges. More...
|Bartender Dice Routine
by Clarke 'Senator' Crandall
A complete manual of dice stacking and manipulation, written especially for use by magicians. More...
by W. M. Tucker
Reveals the inside story on how the con artist forces you or a store, or even a bank teller to hand him too much change. More...
|Danger in the Cards
by Michael MacDougall
A casebook of true stories from the self-styled "Card Detective" revealing back room poker cheats, dice scams, bunco artists, horse race swindles, rigged games of the carnival and midway and much, much more. More...
|Don't Be A Sucker
by Dick Jacobs
Complete instructions for performing the legendary Three Card Monte street hustle with regular cards! More...
|Evidence of Deception
by William W. Larsen
Make extra income by presenting this entertaining, 40-60 minute lecture-demonstration on the topic of paying attention to avoid getting taken in by scams, cons and crooked politicians. More...
|Gamblers' Tricks with Cards
by J.H. Green
Scores of street scams, swindles, and card table ruses are explained in this 163 page book, guaranteed to separate a sucker from his money. More...
|Gambling and Confidence Games Exposed
by H. W. "Kid" Royal
A famous reformed gambler reveals a multitude of gambling house and street corner scams, swindles and cons used to fleece the unwary public in this fascinating text. More...
by Vynn Boyar
An entirely new and revolutionary method for performing the second deal! More...
|Grafters of America
by Clifton R. Wooldridge
A fascinating, inside look at how carnival midway games, road hustlers, phony racebooks, safecrackers, and oil well gyp artists work. Written by a Chicago Police detective. More...
|The Gyp Artist
by William W. Larsen, Sr.
Now you can present an entertaining, informative lecture on the topic of scams, cons and swindles. It's a proven money-maker! More...
|How Gamblers Win
by Eddie Joseph
(Revised and enlarged edition)
A complete gambling exposé act with cards, coins and dice. More...
|How It's Done
by Edward A. Litzau
Contains some of the best card marking inks, daubs, shading and blockout inks ever. The luminous reader formula is explained, too, as is a method to produce short or narrow cards without a trimmer! More...
|How to Control Fair Dice
by K. C. Card Co.
Here's the highly sought-after exposé on manipulating dice, as sold by crooked gambling suppliers in the early to mid-1900s. More...
|How to Pick Pockets
by Eddie Joseph
Here's the book you've been waiting for: one that explains the principle, theory and practice of pickpocketing for magicians. Make a great comedy act! More...
|How You Are Cheated at Dice
by Willard King
King delivers the facts in such a way that the dice player will understand and recognize the principal forms of cheating now in use. More...
|1960 K. C. Card Co. Catalog Reprint
by K.C. Card Co.
The infamous 1960 K.C. Card Company "Blue Book" of gaffed cards, crooked dice, and gambling hall equipment is once again available for magicians and gaming collectors alike. More...
|The Magician At the Bridge Table
by A. H. Stafford
If you want to do more than just poker deals, consider adding this fascinating routine of bridge table magic to your act. More...
|Mathematical Three Card Monte
by Bob Hummer
An entertaining monte effect where the spectator--not the performer--switches the positions of the cards (which may be borrowed). More...
by B.W. McCarron
"A clever idea!" - Karrell Fox
This mental lottery mystery is sure to please any audience. MENTALOTTO combines mentalism, audience participation and a gambling theme. A big effect and one that you will use. Great for publicity purposes ... More...
|Mickey's Five of a Kind
by Mickey MacDougall
Long out of print, this compilation of five vintage card magic manuscripts from the self-styled Gambling Detective originally sold for the equivalent of $120 when first released. More...
|Nu-Way Jumbo Poker Deal
by Nick Trost
A poker deal that you can perform on stage, using jumbo cards! Perfect for even the largest of venues.
|The Open Book
by J. H. Johnson
Print edition released 6/28/2023
Don't be a sucker! Reveals how crooked gamblers, cheats, and con artists fleece the unwary public out of thousands of dollars daily. Even that carnival game at the local fairgrounds may not be as innocent as it looks. More...
|PROTECTION: The Sealed Book
by Joseph E. Meyer
This underground classic reveals details of gambling devices and methods to beat and cheat casinos and other players. Learn Little Jim Forrester's $25 Secret for Winning with Fair Dice and other cheats and scams including rigged carnival and gambling games, lotteries, horse racing, marked cards, and more...
|Rackets Are My Racket
by Audley V. Walsh
Audley Walsh's famous gambling exposé, which also includes a number of the author's card effects that make a perfect ending to the lecture. More...
|The Right Way to Do Wrong
By Harry Houdini
Harry Houdini, world famous escape artist and magician, exposes the methods of con men, cheats, grifters and scam artists in this fascinating book. More...
|Seers, Psychics, Sinners and Salesmen
by B.W. McCarron
Protect yourself from the secrets of professional data thieves and along the way, you'll begin thinking of way to adapt these devious methods into harmless, yet entertaining routines for your mental or psychic act. Be sure to read it all, as there's a nifty treat for stage mentalists ... More...
|Sharps and Flats
by John Nevil Maskelyne
A fascinating look at the devices and methods used by card sharps, dishonest dice players and crooked gambling halls to bilk the innocent public. More...
|Shoot the Works
by Ed Marlo
A complete manual of dice swindles, cheats, and manipulation, written especially for use by magicians and lecturers. More...
by Ralph Mayer
A terrific audience participation effect about a famous carnival and con artist swindle. More...
by Penny Ante Jim
The "inside dope" on the grifter's short-change con, as used by unscrupulous ticket takers, food vendors, carnival workers, clerks -- anywhere money changes hands.
Protect yourself from becoming a victim! Learn the Bar Room Clip, Carnival and Circus Take, Bill Slip-Over and... More...
|Sideshow and Animal Tricks
by Hereward Carrington
Step right up, folks! See Jo-Jo the Dog-Faced Boy, the Wild Man of Borneo, the Fire-Breathing Man, and the inner secrets of the sideshow including fire walking, animal training, ventriloquism, special stage effects. More...
by Julien J. Proskauer
A searing expose' of phony prophets, fake mediums, and other con artists who fleeced innocent victims of their cash, dignity and in some cases, their lives! A slick billet switch, the gypsy money switch, and ... More...
|Tricks and Traps
by Clifton R. Wooldridge
Exposes the scams and swindles used by carnival midway cheats, street gangs, road hustlers, and crooked mail-order businesses to cheat the public. Written by a Chicago police detective. More...