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The Texas Card Shark Behind
New Documentary ‘Dealt’

Texas Monthly Magazine, by Andrew Roush

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Posted By:StormCnter, 9/25/2017 5:58:43 PM

One of the world’s greatest card sharks, true to the old legend about sharks, never stops moving. Seated at a plush green-velvet half-moon card table on the second floor of his San Antonio home, Richard Turner keeps a deck twisting and shuffling in his hands as he describes his decades working to become perhaps the most respected living “card mechanic”—that is, someone who can cheat a card game with sleight of hand. For most of his life, he has practiced an average of fourteen hours a day to master the art of rigging games. He has a closet stuffed with


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mickturn, 9/25/2017 6:27:57 PM     (No. 11395307)

No body is so good they can´t be seen and caught. In Texas that earns you a 45 cal. slug in the heart!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: schnapps, 9/25/2017 7:21:30 PM     (No. 11395373)

He’s completely blind. He may not shoot you if you cheat but he can give you a nasty karate chop.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Cherrybark, 9/25/2017 7:58:24 PM     (No. 11395414)

Watch Richart Turner on Penn and Teller - Fool Us


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man, 9/26/2017 1:37:22 AM     (No. 11395682)

Per #3’s video unfortunately I’m a lazy procrastinator but what’s worse I can’t see very well either. I wish the camera would not have cut away from his hands. I think it would have made his skills even more impressive. The camera work left too much room for doubt.

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