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The term originated in the 19th century as is defined as “Someone who is skillful at playing or manipulating cards, or one who makes a living by cheating at cards”.  Many of you know that I enjoy a game of cards. I like the randomness of the order they emerge from the pack, and the fact that if I do allow you to choose – say, red or black or perhaps the suit before turning over a card, I can make my own rules to determine the outcome and use it as punishment. Cheating? Heaven forbid! Manipulation? Definitely! It is, without doubt, a “raw deal” for those who play …..