Professional Gamesters And Their Frauds
A gambling house at the end of the last century was conducted by
1. A Commissioner,--who was always a proprietor; who looked in
2. A Director,--who superintended the room.
3. An Operator,--who dealt the cards at the cheating game called
4. Two Croupiers, or crow-pees, as they were vulgarly called,
5. Two Puffs,--who had money given to them to decoy others to
6. A Clerk,--who was a check on the Puffs, to see that they sank
7. A Squib,--who was a puff of a lower rank, serving at half
8. A Flasher,--to swear how often the bank had been stripped by
9. A Dunner,--who went about to recover money lost at play.
10. A Waiter,--to fill out wine, snuff candles, and attend the
11. An Attorney,--who was generally a Newgate solicitor.
12. A Captain,--who was to fight any gentleman who might be
13. An Usher,--who lighted the gentlemen up and down stairs, and
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