Mississippi Heart Hand - A rigged deal purportedly used by Whist cardsharps
on the Mississippi River steamboats during the late 1800's. The unknowing
South is allowed to bid a large sum of money on the hand, which is doomed to
South's hand seems to be a
winner by all accounts (29 HCP, zero Losing Trick Count, etc).
However, with West's Diamond lead, South can do no better than make 6