three-card monte

Definition of three-card monte

a gambling game using playing cards, in which a dealer shows a bettor three cards face up and specifies one to be identified, and after the cards are turned face down and moved around quickly, the bettor must identify which of the three cards is the specified card. It is sometimes engaged in by dealers on the streets of a city, with bets made by passers-by.

See also: Monte

Related Words

card game, cards, four-card monte, monte
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