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7th Aug '16 5:20:55 PM nombretomado
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* TheDCU's Gambler is a [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] villain and MasterOfDisguise who gets by mostly on luck. His grandfather was a riverboat gambler and bandit, and the primary inspiration for his villainous turn. He committed suicide after losing at a rigged casino. His grandchildren, the second Gambler and Hazard, follow much the same gimmick, though Hazard has luck ''powers''.

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* TheDCU's Franchise/TheDCU's Gambler is a [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] villain and MasterOfDisguise who gets by mostly on luck. His grandfather was a riverboat gambler and bandit, and the primary inspiration for his villainous turn. He committed suicide after losing at a rigged casino. His grandchildren, the second Gambler and Hazard, follow much the same gimmick, though Hazard has luck ''powers''.
20th Jun '16 7:09:00 PM anza_sb
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* In ''LightNovel/NoGameNoLife'', the former King of Elchea's appearance is based on the King cards. Additionally, Tet, the God of Games, has the four suits as his motif, [[MotifMerger combined with other game-related motifs]].
22nd Apr '16 6:27:00 AM Doug86
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*** The King of Clubs is theorized to represent AlexanderTheGreat. When crossed over with TarotMotifs, he is said to represent loyalty, integrity, and being unaware of having great power.

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*** The King of Clubs is theorized to represent AlexanderTheGreat.UsefulNotes/AlexanderTheGreat. When crossed over with TarotMotifs, he is said to represent loyalty, integrity, and being unaware of having great power.
16th Apr '16 1:23:35 PM Dechstreme
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* In ''Anime/OnePiece'', Doflamingo's CoDragons have card suit themes: Diamante (diamond), Trebol (club) and Pica (spade). Doffy himself sometimes go by his alias "Joker". Even his former protege (who was intended to be his right-hand man but ended up betraying him eventually), Law, has the theme of "heart".

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* In ''Anime/OnePiece'', Doflamingo's CoDragons have card suit themes: Diamante (diamond), Trebol (club) and Pica (spade). Doffy himself sometimes go by his alias "Joker". Even his former protege (who was intended to be his right-hand man but ended up betraying him eventually), Law, has the theme of "heart"."heart", Corazón in spanish.
9th Feb '16 7:53:04 PM Landis
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* In ''Literature/WaxAndWayne'', the villainous [[OmniscientCouncilOfVagueness Set]] codenames its ranks in card puns, to wit: TheHeavy is a "Suit," The ReluctantMadScientist in the Set's employ is an "Array", TheHeavy's superior is a "Sequence", and member of the council are titled "Series." %%Someone please check to see if I have the ranks right.
5th Feb '16 6:47:48 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}'', Honest John tricks Pinocchio into going to Pleasure Island by giving him his "ticket", an Ace of Spades card.
12th Jan '16 1:51:31 PM DaibhidC
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* The Royal Flush Gang has always had a playing card motif, but not so much gambling... Except the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' version, who first appeared in an episode that took place entirely in Las Vegas. They were also {{Shout Out}}s to the ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''.

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* The Royal Flush Gang has always had a playing card motif, but not so much gambling...as they were originally formed by LuckyBastard gambler Amos Fortune. The gambling aspect quickly disappeared when they and Amos went their seperate ways... Except the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' version, who first appeared in an episode that took place entirely in Las Vegas. They were also {{Shout Out}}s to the ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''.
12th Nov '15 1:01:10 PM Kakai
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* In ''Webcomic/AliceAndTheNightmare'', social castes, organizations and even sayings all derive their names from cards - castes are named after four French suits, the elite forces are called Jokers and teams are referred to as "decks".
6th Sep '15 3:52:25 PM Alucard
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* "The Red And The Black" by Music/IronMaiden uses plenty of these motifs, with some lines implying the narrator may be TheGamblingAddict.
31st Aug '15 12:51:44 AM Vir
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* The eponymous character of ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'' has a BlushSticker shaped by Hearts, her mother has similar diamond-shaped markings. [[spoiler: and Ms. Henious, the headmistress of St. Olga's Reform School for Wayward Princesses has club-shaped blushes.]]

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* The eponymous character of ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'' has a BlushSticker shaped by Hearts, her mother has similar diamond-shaped markings. markings, [[spoiler: and Ms. Henious, Heinous, the headmistress of St. Olga's Reform School for Wayward Princesses Princesses, has club-shaped blushes.]]
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