Games You Can't Lose : A Guide for Suckers

Games You Can't Lose : A Guide for Suckers

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 161 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781580800860
  • DDC分類 795

Table of Contents

Introductions to the 2001 Edition                  viii
Introduction: ``Hello, Sucker!'' xi
BOOK ONE: GAMES YOU CAN'T LOSE
Cunning Stunts 3 (16)
Equally Cunning Stunts
The Acrobatic Glasses 9 (2)
Do As I Do 11 (1)
Topsy-Turvy Matchboxes 11 (2)
Balancing an Egg on End 13 (1)
Billiards 14 (1)
Removing Your Vest Without Removing Your 15 (4)
Coat
Playing the Odds 19 (16)
Your Best Bets at Playing the Odds
Unhappy Birthdays 25 (2)
Twenty Bits 27 (1)
The Matching Card Game 27 (2)
Roll Six or Eight Before Seven 29 (3)
Coins on the Tray 32 (3)
Proposition Bets 35 (8)
A Few Choice Proposition Bets
Throwing a Walnut 40 (1)
Heaving a Pumpkin 40 (1)
The Fly and the Sugar 40 (1)
Stepping Off the Curb 41 (1)
Counting the Pumpkins 41 (2)
Trivial Dispute 43 (10)
More Trivial Disputes
Hail to the Chief 50 (1)
Something Rotten in Denmark 50 (1)
``Day-O! Day-ay-ay-O!'' 50 (1)
Jackie O? 51 (1)
Never the Twain Shall Meet 51 (2)
Games You Can't Lose 53 (24)
More Games You Can't Lose
Nim 59 (2)
Tic-Tac-Toe 61 (3)
Liar's Poker 64 (3)
Golf 67 (2)
Chess 69 (4)
BOOK TWO: GAMES YOU CAN'T WIN
Introduction 73 (4)
Casionos 77 (28)
How They Make Money
Slot Machines 86 (2)
Keno 88 (2)
Roulette 90 (2)
Money Wheel 92 (1)
Casino Poker 93 (2)
Craps 95 (5)
Blackjack 100 (5)
The Carnival 105 (14)
Carny Hot Spots
Penny Falls 112 (1)
Basketball Toss 113 (1)
Spotting the Spot 114 (1)
String Pull 115 (1)
Numbers Games 116 (3)
Sports & The Track 119 (12)
Sport of Kings
Forms & Favorites 123 (1)
Systems 124 (2)
Touts 126 (1)
The Fix Is Out 127 (3)
Rules for Not Losing Your Pants 130 (1)
The Street 131 (14)
The Man Who Beat Monte Carlo
Three-Card Monte 138 (1)
Shell Game 139 (1)
Matching Coin Scam 140 (2)
The Lottery 142 (3)
``So Long, Suckers!'' 145 (14)
Some Words of Wisdom
Finding Your Mark 154 (1)
Playing the Part 155 (4)
Bibliography 159