Frank Garcia

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Frank Garcia (May 8, 1927 - July 15, 1993) was a very popular magician who was known as "The Man With The Million Dollar Hands." His specialty was gambling scams and cheating.  
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Frank Garcia (May 8, 1927 - July 15, 1993) was a very popular magician who was known as "The Man With The Million Dollar Hands." His specialty was gambling scams and cheating. {{Youtube Thumb|uMM9PealJ5E|350|Performing 3 shell game}}
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== Biography ==
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Son of Spanish immigrants, he decided to become a magician after seeing a performance of [[Fu Manchu]].
  
 
As "The Gambling Investigator" he demonstrated and exposed cheating methods at tradeshows and to law enforcement organizations throughout the United States and on television shows.
 
As "The Gambling Investigator" he demonstrated and exposed cheating methods at tradeshows and to law enforcement organizations throughout the United States and on television shows.
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Co-founder (with [[George Schindler]]) of the New York's School for Magicians
 
Co-founder (with [[George Schindler]]) of the New York's School for Magicians
  
=Books=
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== Bibliography ==
 
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About gambling :
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* [[Marked Cards And Loaded Dice]] (1962) which was later released as [[How To Detect Crooked Gambling]] (1977)
 
* [[Marked Cards And Loaded Dice]] (1962) which was later released as [[How To Detect Crooked Gambling]] (1977)
 
* [[All In A Nutshell]] (1974)  
 
* [[All In A Nutshell]] (1974)  

Revision as of 12:56, 1 October 2008

Frank Garcia (May 8, 1927 - July 15, 1993) was a very popular magician who was known as "The Man With The Million Dollar Hands." His specialty was gambling scams and cheating.


Performing 3 shell game

Biography

Son of Spanish immigrants, he decided to become a magician after seeing a performance of Fu Manchu.

As "The Gambling Investigator" he demonstrated and exposed cheating methods at tradeshows and to law enforcement organizations throughout the United States and on television shows.

Co-founder (with George Schindler) of the New York's School for Magicians

Bibliography

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