John Scarne

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He traveled throughout the military during World War II, teaching the soldiers how to keep from getting cheated at card and dice games.  
 
He traveled throughout the military during World War II, teaching the soldiers how to keep from getting cheated at card and dice games.  
  
[[Books by John Scarne]]
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==Books==
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*[[Scarne on Card Tricks]] (1950)
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*[[Scarne's Magic Tricks]] (1951)
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===Autobiographies===
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*[[The Amazing World of John Scarne]] (1956)
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*[[The Odds Against Me]] (1966)
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===Games and Gambling===
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*[[Scarne on Dice]] (1945)
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*[[Scarney Dice]]
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*[[Scarne on Teeko]]
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*[[Scarne's Guide to Modern Poker]]
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*[[Skarney]]
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*[[The Mafia Conspiracy]]
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*[[The Women's Guide to Gambling]]
  
 
== External links and references==
 
== External links and references==

Revision as of 11:41, 12 October 2008

John Scarne (1903-1985)

Born Orlando Carmelo Scarnecchia March 4, 1903 in Steubenville, Ohio.

Died July 7, 1985 in North Bergen, New Jersey.

He moved to Fairview, New Jersey as a child.

He wrote 15 books on magic, gambling and games.

He served as a technical advisor in the 1973 motion picture, "The Sting" and doubled for actor Paul Newman's hands during scenes that involved card manipulations and deck switching.

He traveled throughout the military during World War II, teaching the soldiers how to keep from getting cheated at card and dice games.

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