CHEAT reveals the incredible story of Geraldine Hartman, a card shark, gambler, sleight of hand artist and of course a cheat in the 1920s. Geraldine’s passionate affair with poker, whiskey and a lover are told through the entries of her personal journal, as are the card cheating techniques she used to part the suckers from their money.
Laura will be sharing with you the secrets of how to cheat at cards using genuine techniques used by the hustlers of the time. Audience members will be invited to participate in this rare opportunity to see up close and personal into a world which is notoriously secretive.
Be enthralled and entertained as Laura London lays bare the life and secrets of one of the world’s few female card sharks.
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