Scroll to top

Quick Fact – He Who Cheats First …


August 24, 2018December 24, 2019No comments

Listen to this blog post here

A Jacob’s ladder holdout

1938

During a preliminary hearing on the felony charge of using a cheating device while playing cards at a Las Vegas gambling house, Walter Eccles of Los Angeles explained that he’d used a holdout worn on his arm for “protection against a crooked gambling game” (Nevada State Journal, April 24, 1938).

Related posts

Post a Comment