Fools of Fortune; or, Gambling and Gamblers
Author : John Philip Quinn
Publisher : DigiCat
Total Pages : 780
Release : 2022-05-29
ISBN 10 : EAN:8596547020578
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fools of Fortune; or, Gambling and Gamblers Book Description:

This book is about a history of the vice in ancient and modern times all over the world and makes an exposition of its alarming prevalence and destructive effects. This work discusses with an unreserved and exhaustive disclosure of such frauds, tricks and devices as are practiced by "Professional" gamblers, "Confidence Men" and "Bunko Steerers", in order to alert readers not to fall into a trap.


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