WorldCat Identities

Scarne, John

Overview
Works: 40 works in 181 publications in 2 languages and 7,107 library holdings
Genres: Rules  Handbooks and manuals  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: GV1229, 795.03
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John Scarne
 
Most widely held works by John Scarne
Scarne's encyclopedia of games by John Scarne( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers card games, tile games, dice games, chess, checkers, lottery games, board games, social games, and parlor games
Scarne's new complete guide to gambling by John Scarne( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents the stories of lesser known inventors without whom such men as Fulton might not have become famous
Scarne's encyclopedia of card games by John Scarne( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to rules for all card games including history and variations of the games
Scarne on cards by John Scarne( Book )

25 editions published between 1949 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to complete rules and instructions for playing dozens of games, tables of probabilities and percentages, and the fine points of winning play, this book--one of the best on the subject--also contains some 60 pages of information on how to detect cheating.--Publisher
Scarne's guide to modern poker by John Scarne( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarne on dice by John Scarne( Book )

15 editions published between 1944 and 1980 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarne's magic tricks by John Scarne( Book )

21 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarne's guide to casino gambling by John Scarne( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarne on card tricks by John Scarne( Book )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This marvelous treasury of card magic presents the exact details of 155 professional card tricks {u2014} none of them requiring sleight-of-hand dexterity {u2014} assembled by the world's number-one card wizard, John Scarne. An authority on gambling and card tricks, Scarne won renown for teaching professional gamblers how to sharpen their skills and avoid being fleeced. For this collection of mystifying and effective maneuvers, he assembled an exciting series of original effects and classic card tricks, reworked to eliminate the need for sleight-of-hand. Simple instructions and clear diagrams illustrate Houdini's "Card on the Ceiling," Blackstone's "Card Trick Without Cards," Carlyle's "Piano Card Trick," Milton Berle's "Quickie Card Deal," and dozens more. Also included are Scarne's "Drunken Poker Deal," "Knockout Card Trick," and others from his repertoire {u2014} tricks that have fooled some of the world's leading magicians. Scarne presents all tricks with advice on accompanying patter, offering helpful suggestions about the kinds of words and gesturers that give performances a professional gloss. Anyone can learn these tricks, and this single volume contains everything a would-be master of card magic needs to know
Complete guide to gambling by John Scarne( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book you will find the results of the author's five-year nationwide survey of gambling. Here are never before published facts and figures showing that 86 million players today wager $500 billion annually to produce a gambling revenue of $50 billion! The author supplies the information that can save you money, advice on how to play that will improve your game, and tips that the big-money, smart bettors have long kept secret
The amazing world of John Scarne, a personal history by John Scarne( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman's guide to gambling by John Scarne( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarne's tricks : Scarne on card tricks and Scarne's magic tricks by John Scarne( Book )

3 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mafia conspiracy by John Scarne( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarne on teeko by John Scarne( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 of Scarne's magic tricks by John Scarne( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1975 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarne's complete guide to gambling by John Scarne( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1967 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Scarne explains why you can't win : a treatise on three card monte and its sucker effects by Audley V Walsh( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarne on card tricks : full details of 75 professional card tricks by John Scarne( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 1970 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magic tricks by John Scarne( Book )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Scarne's new complete guide to gambling
Alternative Names
John Scarne American magician

John Scarne Amerikaans schrijver (1903-1985)

John Scarne US-amerikanischer Experte für Glücksspiele und Kartenkünstler

Languages
English (155)

Spanish (6)

Covers
Scarne's encyclopedia of card gamesScarne on cardsScarne's guide to modern pokerScarne on diceScarne's magic tricksScarne on card tricks