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R. Paul Wilson On: The Real Secret of Three Card Monte Trick
You may have seen it played on the street or in a bar with three bent playing cards, leather disks or even bar mats. But while the mechanics are usually the same, the real secret of three card monte trick is in how people are manipulated...
November 27, 2019 — 6 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: Marking Cards For Fun (And Profit)
September 9, 2019 — 6 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: Why This Keno Cheater Got Busted
May 11, 2020 — 4 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: False Card Deals
July 29, 2019 — 5 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: Learn to Shuffle, or Get Caught Out
June 3, 2019 — 5 min read
More from R. Paul
R. Paul Wilson On: Rigged Roulette WheelsIllegal gaming devices come in all shapes and sizes and have been designed to beat or cheat any game on...
March 20, 2023 — 4 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: How Dealers And Players Can Work Together To Steal From The HouseThe peek is a powerful tool for crooked card players and can be used to steer valuable cards to one’s...
March 6, 2023 — 5 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: Card PeeksIn this article, we’re going to explore one of the most powerful sleights available to crooked poker dealers or croupiers....
February 10, 2023 — 5 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: The Charming CheatI’ve been extremely fortunate in my career to have known and befriended many of the great names in magic and...
January 24, 2023 — 5 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: Fake Reviews And Phony ProductsIt bears repeating that we are all suckers to a great idea, but some ideas are not just too good...
January 8, 2023 — 5 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: New Era ImpostorsIn the rogue’s gallery of con artists, a wing of that exhibit must be dedicated to impostors who have successfully...
December 26, 2022 — 5 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: The Real Victims Of Cons And ScamsIt should be no surprise to learn that I am eternally fascinated by cons, scams and cheating of all types...
December 18, 2022 — 5 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: How Scams And Ideas Can Slowly Consume UsWhenever we hear someone was conned out of a small fortune, we are quick to judge the victim based on...
November 29, 2022 — 5 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: Why The Martingale System Doesn’t WorkGamblers love the idea of luck or fate and are often suckered by the notion of a system that can...
November 12, 2022 — 4 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: How You’re Being Manipulated By The Internet Without Even RealizingA great wave is coming. Not of water but of truth. Not real truth: Selected, approved, manipulated and fabricated truth...
October 30, 2022 — 5 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: Norman Leigh And The Reverse Labouchere SystemMy main profession these days is as a filmmaker and while I remain fully committed to beating scams, collecting cons...
October 8, 2022 — 5 min read
R. Paul Wilson On: The Wire ScamOne advantage of taking an interest in various forms of deception (or disadvantage, depending on your point of view) is...
September 26, 2022 — 5 min read
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