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Mini-Quiz: Dealing with Hustlers in a Competition

by Ron Kurtus (14 January 2006)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. How can a hustler make himself look incompetent?

Seem drunk

Wear his shoes on the wrong feet

Tell other players he is incompetent

2. What does a hustler usually do before suggesting a handicap?

He acts drunk

He usually sizes up the opponent or "mark"

He shows off his superior skills

3. What is the main reason people get taken by hustlers?

They are drunk

They get greedy

They need a boost to their confidence

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Winning Competitions. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Never get greedy

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Players: Con Men, Hustlers, Gamblers and Scam Artists by Stephen Hyde Geno Zanetti; Thunder's Mouth Press (2003) $16.95

Top-rated books on Winning Strategies


The Hustler (1961) - Movie starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason

The Color of Money (1986) - Movie starring Paul Newman and Tom Cruise

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