This is the book that TELLS the TRUTH about CARDS, DICE, PUNCH BOARDS, GAMBLING WHEELS, RACES, and all other kinds of GAMBLING.
Don't be a sucker! THE OPEN BOOK reveals how crooked gamblers, cheats, and con artists fleece the innocent and unwary public out of THOUSANDS of dollars daily. Even that carnival game at the local fairgrounds may not be as innocent as it looks. Get the inside scoop!
Valuable secrets of marked cards, gaffed dice, ink formulas, holdouts and other cheating devices -- all clearly explained. Also included are scams and cons used by the unscrupulous to bilk the unwary. True stories ripped from the headlines, as well as tales from grifters past and present, all make THE OPEN BOOK a fascinating read.