Magician recognized for his work with gambling and card manipulation.
He was on track to graduate from NYU's prestigious Law School, but dropped out in 1974 to pursue magic full-time.
He has written several books on magic and card manipulation specifically, including the famous Scams and Fantasies with Playing Cards.
He was born and raised in New York City.
He has performed many magic tricks centered around card manipulation, which was the basis for the movie 21, starring Kate Bosworth.