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Trumping Through Tarot Cards: Collecting & History, Part Two

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There were several fortune-telling games or devices prior to the 18th century. These included random selections of symbolic pages in the books of fortune a
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Part One is here: http://www.collectorsquest.com/blog/2007/09/03/trumping-through-tarot-cards-collecting-history-part-one/

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Antique Playing Cards

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Includes: history of playing cards, collecting antique playing cards, and evaluating antique cards.
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As Usual, A Lady Gambler Draws A Crowd

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A lovely vintage photo of a woman playing Faro. Like Lady Luck herself, she draws a crowd of men. This authentic vintage casino photo is for sale from Hard Times Ranch.
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What's A "Kitty"? Why So Many Of Them?

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I should probably start here with a clarification of the use of the word "kitty" as I'll be using it a lot here, and in varying ways. Strictly speaking, most gamblers know a kitty as the money in "...
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Trumping Through Tarot Cards: Collecting & History, Part One

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Called Boris Kobe's Tarot Cards*, these cards date from 1945, when Kobe, a Slovenian architect and painter, was a political prisoner at the Allach concen
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Part Two is here: http://www.collectorsquest.com/blog/2007/09/06/trumping-through-tarot-cards-collecting-history-part-two/

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Vintage Las Vegas Pussycat A Go Go

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Pussycat a’Go Go, 3255 Las Vegas Blvd S. These are the only pictures I can find of the place that was open 1964-1971. Jim Morrison of The Doors was arrested here Jan. 29, 1968. Location
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Billy Walters and the Story of the Computer Group

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Out of all the things I have ever read, this story does the best job and looking into how a professional betting syndicate works. It also sheds some light on this who ask why guys like Vegas Runner play so much volume. It is a long read, so sit back and enjoy:

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