To be lucky in gambling, make a mojo bag that contains a John the
Conqueror root, a dime with your initials scratched on it, and a lodestone
dressed with magnetic sand. Carry it in your pocket when gambling.
This spell comes from John George Hohman's (1820). The
Pow Wows book is a collection of magical formulas and veterinary recipes of Germanic origin and has had a big influence on hoodoo.
Tie the heart of a bat with a red silken string to the right arm, and you will win every game at cards you play.