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Alice Fantastic

by Maggie Estep

Maggie Estep's best novel to date explores (with deep wit and insight) how a shocking family secret impacts the lives of an eccentric mother and her two daughters.


Larceny Games: Sports Gambling, Game Fixing and the FBI

by Brian Tuohy

With FBI files as evidence, Larceny Games unveils the names of players, coaches, owners, and referees who fixed games.


Money for Nothing

by Edward Ugel

For the better part of a decade, Edward Ugel spent his time closing deals with lottery winners, making a lucrative and legitimate—if sometimes not-so-nice—living by taking advantage of their weaknesses ....


Moneymaker

by Chris Moneymaker

In 2004 the number of entrants -- and the winning pool -- at the World Series of Poker tripled, thanks in large part to Chris Moneymaker, an amateur player who came out of nowhere to win the 2003 Series, and...


Amarillo Slim in a World Full of Fat People

by Amarillo Slim Preston & Greg Dinkin

Amarillo Slim Preston has won $300,000 from Willie Neslon playing dominoes and $2 million from Larry Flynt playing poker. He has shuffled, dealt, and bluffed with some of twentieth-century's most famous figures....


Double or Nothing

by Tom Breitling & Cal Fussman

If Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn had come of age at the end of the 20th century looking for an all-American adventure, they probably would've headed for Vegas.

They'd have been hard-pressed to go on a wilder ride...


Money Games

by Anthony J. Pickles

Gambling in Papua New Guinea, despite being completely absent prior to the Colonial era, has come to supersede storytelling as the region’s main nighttime activity. Money Games is an ethnographic monograph...


Double Down

by Frederick Barthelme & Steven Barthelme

“An exquisitely crafted memoir” by two brothers who lost their parents, lost their inheritance—and almost lost their freedom (The Wall Street Journal).

Frederick Barthelme and his brother Steven were both...


My $50,000 Year at the Races

by Andrew Beyer

A Harvard dropout’s memoir of playing the horses—a great read for handicappers or those who enjoyed Ben Mezrich’s Bringing Down the House.

In 1977, before he was known as the creator of “The Beyer Speed...


How To Become A Gambling Pro!

by Jeannine Hill

These Are Some Of The Tips You Will Find In The Book :

* The History Of Online Poker

* Poker 101

* Playing Texas Hold'em

* Pot Odds And Outs

* Playing The River

* The Untapped Benefits Of Gambling

* Know Which Form...


The Enlightenment of Sports Risk

by Oracle of Sports Market

Part 1?- The people are losing their money, minds and lives. Businesses are making millions, they plan to take billions.

The "smartest" mathematicians devise models; experts have knowledge of the physical game;...


Tips on Bridge

by Ken Casey

The book is designed to give a comprehensive view of the rules of play for suit contracts. The various subjects contain rules for timing, how to play the first card, how to ruff, how to set up a long suit, how...


The Flaws in Standard American Bridge

by Ken Casey

This book is designed to highlight the flaws in Standard American bidding, i.e. the SAYC system. The book discusses the major failures of SAYC, namely the failure of the ACBL to adopt the Bergen point-count...


Tips on Advanced Bridge & Notrump

by Ken Casey

This book is designed to give a comprehensive view of the rules of play for advanced bridge and for no-trump contracts. The book contains rules for when and how to use the endplay, when and how to squeeze, how...


Tips on Bridge Defense

by Ken Casey

This book is designed to give a comprehensive view of the rules of play for defense. The book contains rules for how to defend against a long suit, when and how to ruff, how to handle a forcing defense, how...


Playing Advanced Bridge

by Ken Casey

This book is designed to give a comprehensive and systematic view of the rules of play for advanced bridge. The various subjects contain rules for when and how to use the endplay, when and how to use the squeeze...


Playing the Nt Hand

by Ken Casey

The book is designed to give a comprehensive and systematic view of the rules of play for Notrump contracts. The various subjects contain rules for when to hold up, how to finesse, when to spurn a finesse, when...


Playing Defense

by Ken Casey

This book is designed to give a comprehensive and systematic view of the rules for defense. The various subjects contain rules for how to defend against a long suit, when and how to ruff, how to defend against...


Playing the Nt Hand

by Ken Casey

The book is designed to give a comprehensive and systematic view of the rules of play for Notrump contracts. The various subjects contain rules for when to hold up, how to finesse, when to spurn a finesse, when...


Playing Advanced Bridge

by Ken Casey

This book is designed to give a comprehensive and systematic view of the rules of play for advanced bridge. The various subjects contain rules for when and how to use the endplay, when and how to use the squeeze...