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Can you solve the secret assassin society riddle? - Alex Rosenthal

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Your agent has infiltrated a life or death poker game in a hidden back room of a grand casino. Your team is on the trail of an elite society of assassins, each of whom carries a signature playing card corresponding to their role— everyone at the table is either an assassin or a potential victim. Can you identify the assassins and save the victims? Alex Rosenthal shows how.

Which of the following outcomes of the poker game is NOT possible according to the rules of the riddle?

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Alex Rosenthal
  • Director Igor Coric, Artrake Studio
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Music Cem Misirlioglu, Brooks Ball
  • Sound Designer Cem Misirlioglu
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Producer Anna Bechtol, Sazia Afrin
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal

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