Telling Lies and Getting Paid : More Gambling Stories (1ST)

Telling Lies and Getting Paid : More Gambling Stories (1ST)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 241 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780929712734
  • DDC分類 300

Full Description


Meet the Chicago nun who consistently out-handicaps the bookies with her professional football picks. Observe the world's greatest backgammon hustler at work as he travels the globe in search of fresh suckers. Follow the legendary (and widely feared) Line Mover, whose massive sports bets force bookies nation-wide to alter the odds. Live the secret life of the High Roller, who gets whatever he wants (yes, whatever) just by showing up in Los Vegas. Glimpse the wild scene at the casinos in Macao and visit some of the planet's poshest gambling dens. Get tips on how to set up the perfect home poker game, how not to get ripped off by offshore sports books and how to play "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" like a gambling expert.

Contents

The World's Greatest Backgammon Hustler; Sister Jean Picks the Winners; Big Gin; Home Poker; Getting Paid & Telling Lies; The Luckiest Man in the World; The Line Mover; Blackjack Ball; The Poker Flower; High Roller; Holy Macau!; Who Really Wants to Be a Millionaire?; Gambling Around the World; Telling Lies & Getting Paid.NER(01): GB IE