It is impossible to beat the eastern temper!

It is impossible to beat the eastern temper!

Poker was always considered to be the hobby for those who like risk and thrills. One case which surprisingly exact confirms this statement occurred in the beginning of the last century in Odessa. There is no secret that Odessa is known as the capital of crime and such a name isn't episodic at all.

A cardsharper from Azerbaijan arrived to Odessa once. He easily beat both simple residents and local gamers. Besides the talent for the game his hot temper was obvious for everyone, so soon nobody wanted to compete with him. Then the local sharper known as Maestro offered him to play poker. He invited the opponent to one of Odessa parks where the action took place.

Each player had a great support group. Its participants had to observe the actions of the player. Once the assistant of azerbaijani player noticed that Maestro had a card hidden in the sleeve. It meant that azerbaijanian had to give the prize to the rival. At the end of the game azerbaijanian suggested Maestro to give back an extra card. But after the cards of a pack were counted the east guest understood that they were in place, so his assistant had cheated. It is worth mentioning that Maestro simply managed to dump the card and return it to a pack in time. Furious azerbaijanian didn't begin to find out the details of the incident he just stuck a knife into the belly of his prompter.

 
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