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34 Vintage Card Games Explained

by Various

A fascinating work containing detailed playing instructions and explanations of 34 vintage card games dating from Victorian times and before. A treasure trove of card games many of which have been long forgotten....


Cut for Partners

by S. J. Simon

This vintage book contains an accessible and entertaining guide to playing bridge. Told as a narrative following a game of bridge between four 'characters', it explores various situations that the players find...


The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas 2018

by Bob Sehlinger

With insightful writing, uptodate reviews of major attractions, and a lot of "local" knowledge, The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas 2018 has it all. Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose...


POUNCE - How Not To Lose Your Ass Betting Pro Football: (My 50 Years Betting the NFL)

by Bill Beermann

Pounce is for the millions of people who love the action and challenge of betting pro football—but don’t want to lose, or continue to lose, their ass. In this informative guide, filled with step-by-step...


Losing Streak: How Tasmania was gamed by the gambling industry

by James Boyce

A jaw-dropping account of how one company came to own every poker machine in the state of Tasmania - and the cost to democracy, the public purse and problem gamblers and their families.

The story begins with...


Dueling with Kings: High Stakes, Killer Sharks, and the Get-Rich Promise of Daily Fantasy Sports

by Daniel Barbarisi

“Hilarious behind-the-scenes look at the characters, compulsions, and chaos inside the fantasy sports gold rush.” –Jason Gay, author of Little Victories

As Bringing Down the House did for card counters...


Win at Roulette

by Dennis R. Harrison

Play like a winner! Although you may not be a professional gambler, there is no reason why you can't win like one. All you need is a little advice on proven betting strategies, successful money management, and...


Win at Craps

by Dennis R. Harrison

Play like a winner! Although you may not be a professional gambler, there is no reason why you can't win like one. All you need is a little advice on proven betting strategies, successful money management, and...


The Gambler

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Gambler is a novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky about a young tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian General. The novella reflects Dostoevsky's own addiction to roulette, which was in more ways than...


A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market

by Edward O. Thorp & Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The incredible true story of the card-counting mathematics professor who taught the world how to beat the dealer and, as the first of the great quantitative investors, ushered in a revolution on Wall Street....


Casino Craps: Simple Strategies for Playing Smart, Lowering Risk, and Winning More

by Robert R. Roto

Of all the games in the casino, only one allows the player to engage the house in a fair fight. Craps, when played intelligently and prudently, reduces the house advantage to a miniscule .6 percent, a margin...


The Complete Book of Mah Jongg: An Illustrated Guide to the Asian, American and International Styles of Play

by Amy Lo

Master the exhilarating game of Mahjong with this introductory guide.

Originally played with cards, and then pieces carved from ivory or bamboo, the Chinese game of Mahjong or "Mah Jongg" is well over a thousand...


Casino Confidential: A Pit Boss's Guide to Beating the House

by Anonymous

In Casino Confidential, a veteran pit boss and dealer (who must remain anonymous) takes readers behind the scenes to show where casinos are most vulnerable—and which bets are simply a waste of money. Through...


The Book on Games of Chance: The 16th-Century Treatise on Probability

by Gerolamo Cardano, Sydney Henry Gould & Samuel S. Wilks

Mathematics was only one area of interest for Gerolamo Cardano ― the sixteenth-century astrologer, philosopher, and physician was also a prolific author and inveterate gambler. Gambling led Cardano to the...


The Book on Games of Chance: The 16th-Century Treatise on Probability

by Gerolamo Cardano, Sydney Henry Gould & Samuel S. Wilks

Mathematics was only one area of interest for Gerolamo Cardano ― the sixteenth-century astrologer, philosopher, and physician was also a prolific author and inveterate gambler. Gambling led Cardano to the...


American Sweepstakes: How One Small State Bucked the Church, the Feds, and the Mob to Usher in the Lottery Age

Gambling???s Strangest Moments

by Graham Sharpe

Whether it be one pound on the National Lottery or a million pounds on the turn of a card, the instinct to bet is the same. Over the centuries there have been many strange gamblers ??? and even more strange...


The Gambler

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Gambler is a novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky about a young tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian General. The novella reflects Dostoevsky's own addiction to roulette, which was in more ways than...


I Am a Dice Controller: Inside the World of Advantage-Play Craps!

by Frank Scoblete

With the help of the easy-to-master steps in this book, even a novice gambler can go from being a traditional craps player to a dice controller—an advantage player with a true edge over the house. For a dozen...


Casino Gamble Talk: The Language Of Gambling And The New Casino Game

by Victor H. Royer

Discover The Gambling Secrets That Every Pro Knows

The 21st-century casino is a high-tech, fast-paced world complete with its own peculiar language and rules. Do you know the difference between a "boxman" and...