He thought he was dealing with a full deck of 52, but she’d slipped several cards out; her sleight of hand, stacking her odds favorably.
Pretending to be impressed with his strip shuffle, she demurely tapped the deck at the cut. After luring him all in, she revealed aces for the pot.
A 52 Word Story for Writespirations 52 Weeks 52 Words flash fiction challenge. The prompt this week, to write about the number “52”. (Artwork was created by combining several Pixabay.com photos.)