Doyle Lonnegan: Your boss is quite a card player, Mr. Kelly; how does he do it?
Johnny Hooker: He cheats.

Luther: How much did you lose?
Johnny Hooker: [winces] All of it.
Luther: In one damn night? What are you spraying money around like that for, you could've been nailed.
Johnny Hooker: I checked the place first. There were no dicks in there.
Luther: But you're a con man! And you blew it like a pimp!

I dunno know what to do with this guy, Henry. He's an Irishman who doesn't drink, doesn't smoke, and doesn't chase dames. He's a grand knight in the Knights of Columbus, and he only goes out to play faro. Sometimes plays 15 or 20 hours at a time, just him against the house.

J.J. Singleton

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The Sting Quotes

Doyle Lonnegan: Your boss is quite a card player, Mr. Kelly; how does he do it?
Johnny Hooker: He cheats.

Doyle Lonnegan: I put it all on Lucky Dan; half a million dollars to win.
Kid Twist: Win? I said PLACE! "Place hit on Lucky D..." That horse is gonna run second!
Doyle Lonnegan: [there is a brief pause, and Lonnegan runs, horrified, to the booth] There's been a mistake! I want my money back!