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An Introduction to Playing Cards and Collecting by Veteran Collectors Tom and Judy Dawson

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An Introduction to Playing Cards and Collecting by Veteran Collectors Tom and Judy Dawson

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Who are Tom and Judy Dawson? Once in a while, while traversing the wilds of the internet, you unexpectedly come across an outstanding resource. That's exactly what happened to me when I came across a fantastic video featuring playing card collectors Tom and Judy Dawson, where they talk about playing cards as part of a 40 minute interview.Before I show you the video, you need to know a thing or two about Tom and Judy, who hail from Toronto, Canada. They are not your every-day playing card collectors. Tom was a former President of 52 Plus Joker,...

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The Case of the Missing 40,000 Jerry Nugget Decks: A Detective Story

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The Case of the Missing 40,000 Jerry Nugget Decks: A Detective Story

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Jerry's Nugget Playing Cards Jerry's Nugget Playing Cards. These playing cards from the Jerry's Nugget Casino are the stuff of legend. Produced in 1970, and banished to storage for 20 years, these playing cards eventually trickled out of the casino's gift shop for as little as a buck or two each. But these forgotten relics weren't going to stay hidden forever, and their star began to rise when their praises were sung by high profile magicians like Lee Asher. Their popularity was further fuelled when they were regularly featured in cardistry videos by the famous Buck...

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The Legendary Jerry's Nugget Playing Cards

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The Legendary Jerry's Nugget Playing Cards

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Jerry's Nugget Playing Cards Almost every hobby that involves collecting has a holy grail which every collector dreams of finding and owning in their personal collection. For some playing card collectors, the grail of collecting would be a sealed deck of original Jerry's Nugget Playing Cards in pristine condition. If you've spent some time in the world of playing cards, you'll almost certainly have heard of this famous deck, because name-dropping the famous "Jerry's Nuggets" often happens in discussion forums about cards. Owning an original deck of these is often mentioned as a badge of honour...

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What You Should Know About Solitaire Card Games

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What You Should Know About Solitaire Card Games

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameI love games. And I love playing cards. So it won't come as a surprise that I also love playing traditional card games. These can be a great way to spend time with family and friends, in a relaxed and casual setting. Especially if you own a custom deck of playing cards, it be wonderful way to enjoy the artwork and graphic design of a lovely deck at the same time.But what if nobody else is around, or when you're looking to kill some time when you're on your own? That's where solitaire card games come to...

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Interview with Card Manipulator & Magician Jeff McBride

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Interview with Card Manipulator & Magician Jeff McBride

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Who is Jeff McBride? Chances are you are reading this article because you already have some interest in playing cards. So maybe you've already heard of the name Jeff McBride. If you have, you'll already be familiar with his credentials, so you'll be itching to get straight the good stuff and read what he's got to say, because you know it's going to be worth reading.But if you haven't heard of Jeff McBride before, let me tell you why this interview is a must-read:● Are you into card magic? Jeff has been doing card magic his whole life, and...

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