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cardsharp

, cardsharper
a professional card player who cheats
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Invented by Iain Sinclair, Cardsharp was originally designed as a lightweight surgical knife that can be easily transported (suitable for First Aid and survival kits) and safely disposed of by hospitals and medical centers together with paramedics and aid workers throughout the world (without needing expensive and wasteful sharps containers as the blade edge is covered when closed).
Recently, a financial adviser to the Red Bull Formula One team described seeing him in action: 'Watching Ecclestone sit down with the teams and bankers,' he said, 'is like watching a Las Vegas cardsharp playing poker against schoolboys.
To govern by smear, manipulation and trickery is to adopt the armoury of the cardsharp and conman.
Rounders'' benefited from the star power of Matt Damon, playing a law student turned cardsharp, and the appeal of gambling to male customers.
One was the 3-2-1 hand signal with which Ted signed off every show like a cardsharp on speed.
Gabriel plays as cardsharp who falls foul of a mafia boss, played by Stallone.
Jason Robinson, Austin Healey (left) and Dan Luger have more tricks up their sleeves than a Las Vegas cardsharp and should possess enough gas to get England home.
He made Vegas come alive and, like the reformed cardsharp who watched out for cheats, he never missed a trick.
As for Nick Moran, he's a really down-to-earth London bloke with good taste in suits, just like his character Eddy the cardsharp in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
00pm) Mel Gibson twinkles as cardsharp Bret Maverick in a bloated revival of the genial comic Western TV series.