Marked cards, cheaters, excessive whiskey, and gunplay were just a few of the aspects of the game that could be a bit problematic. Players battled it out on riverboats, bars, and smoky backrooms. Cheating was common and hucksters were ready to take advantage of those new to the game — by hook or by crook. The massive auction will feature more than lots of books and catalogs, cheating devices, poker accessories, and gaming rarities. The auction will be held at the company's gallery in Chicago, and all lots will be on display and available for public preview May from 10 a. One of those is a device that could be worn under the arm and along the wrist.
Wood Beautiful piece tha converts with flips, has three layers: Remove the two top layers and it reveals a roulette game which opens on both ends to reveal the roulette wheel,has a removable wooden tray with bake lite gambling chips. Intricate flower inlay on top piece and legs. The dimensions are 31x31x Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.