Taking Chances by Clarence Louis Cullen

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Author Cullen, Clarence Louis, -1922
Title Taking Chances
Contents Introductory note -- This wiretapper was color-blind -- "Whooping" a race-horse under the wire -- Just like finding money -- This son of Fonso was of no account -- Hard-luck wail of an old-time trainer -- Story of an "almost" combination -- "Red" Donnelly's streak of luck -- And "Red Beak Jim" took the tip -- The game of running "ringers" -- Experiences of a verdant bookmaker -- The man who knew all about touts -- A "copper-lined cinch" that did go through -- He "coppered" his wife's "hunches" -- A race horse that paid a church debt -- A seedy sport's string of horses -- This telegram was signed just "Bub" -- Story of a famous pat hand -- Great luck at an inopportune time -- Card-playing on ocean steamers -- This dog knew the game of poker -- Wind-up of a train game of poker -- Queer Pacific coast poker -- The proper time to get "cold feet" -- Cato was just bound to play poker -- Finish of an educated red man -- The uncertain game of stud poker -- This man won too often -- The nerve of gamblers at critical moments -- The insidious game of squeeze-spindle.
Credits Produced by Roger Frank, Mary Meehan, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at http://www.pgdp.net
Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject Short stories, American
Subject Gambling -- Fiction
Subject Horse racing -- Fiction
Subject Poker -- Fiction
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EBook-No. 37477
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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