DC Scene Event: Mark Phillips (magician) Cheating at Poker and Other Scams

Today’s blog is all about Mark Phillips: a professional magician whose event Cheating at Poker and Other Scams is just one of the events that take take place during the Capital Fringe Festival from July 19-29.

The dates of the event are as follows: 10 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2 p.m. Saturday,

July 21, 10 p.m. Thursday, July 26, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 28, and 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 29.

A synopsis of the event follows and can be found on (http://www.theatermania.com/content/show.cfm/show/134312).

“The very first book on Poker called it “the cheating game.” Sleight-of-hand expert Mark Phillips entertainingly demonstrates astounding cheating techniques that still threaten today’s poker games. Hear the exploits of colorful cardsharps of the past, and learn to protect yourself from those with Mark’s skills, but without his ethics.”

For more information on Mark Phillips event on Saturday go to: (http://www.nbc4.com/dcscene/index.html) then go to the “Things to Do” section and click on either the “Looking Ahead” section for this event “Cheating at Poker and other Scams” or click on the “Weekly Calendar” on Friday and all of the location and contact information will be listed for this event.

Don’t let the title mislead you about the event as the description is as follows: “Be sure to stop by and see a show with Mark Phillips who will teach you how to find the lying, cheating people at the poker table.”

For more information on Mark Phillips got to: (http://www.thinairproductions.com/shows.html).

That’s all for now.


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