This is a widely used term, known not only to professionals,but also to any inhabitant who is not familiar with the gambling industry.
Sharper – a fraudster who uses gambling methods and tricks prohibited by the rules.
In Russian, the word came from Polish (szuler) or Czech (šuleř), where it means "deceiver".
Sharps use a variety of techniques and tricks in card games, allowing them to achieve a positive result. Let's highlight some of them:
In addition, sharpers often cheat with dice, using such tricks:
Roulette cheats do not work less skilfully, by resorting to the following methods:
In fraudulent casinos, dealers can also be cheaters. They distort the decks, give customers obviously losing combinations of cards and so on.