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100 Ways to Win a Ten-Spot: Scams, Cons, Games You Can't Lose

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As opposed to offering up typical magic tricks, this hilarious collection of scams, swindles, bets, and stunts features everyday objects and requires no special skills—just nerve. Some of the scams presented include how to drink from a champagne bottle without opening it, guess the date on a coin as it spins on the table, and pull a 10-dollar bill out from under a beer bot ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Chicago Review Press
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Craig
Nov 15, 2008 rated it it was ok
A small and pretty amusing bathroom book about quick shady bets you can make (and sometimes win) with people at your local bar. Each scam is broken out into the set up and the catch with a sprinkling of drawings throughout the book to illustrate some of the finer points.

The book is entertaining for what it is but the author is convinced that the scams are a lot more clever than they really are; I can see a lot of these backfiring. I wouldn't count on any of the scams paying for your lunch.
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