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Busting Vegas

By: Cards/Mezrich, Ben

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PERENNIAL: 10/23/2012

Seller ID: 9780060575120

ISBN: 0060575123

Condition: USED


He played in casinos around the world with a plan to make himself richer than anyone could possibly imagine -- but it would nearly cost him his life.Semyon Dukach was known as the Darling of Las Vegas. A legend at age twenty-one, this cocky hotshot was the biggest high roller to appear in Sin City in decades, a mathematical genius with a system the casinos had never seen before and couldn't stop -- a system that has never been revealed until now; that has nothing to do with card counting, wasn't illegal, and was more powerful than anything that had been tried before.Las Vegas. Atlanti... View more info

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Straight Flush

By: Cards/Mezrich, Ben

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 4/7/2014

Seller ID: 9780062240095

ISBN: 0062240099

Condition: USED


From the New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House--the sources for the films The Social Network and 21--comes the larger-than-life true tale of a group of American college buddies who brilliantly built a billion-dollar online poker colossus based out of the hedonistic paradise of Costa Rica. One problem: the U.S. Department of Justice was gunning for them. . . .Based on extensive insider interviews and participation, acclaimed author Ben Mezrich's Straight Flush tells the captivating rags-to-riches tale of a group of University of Mo... View more info

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Odds: One Season, Three Gamblers, and the Death of Their Las Vegas

By: Cards/Millman, Chad

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DA CAPO PR: 7/3/2016

Seller ID: 9780306811562

ISBN: 0306811561

Condition: USED


One gambler is a manic former cokehead with an Ivy League degree. The second is a college dropout trying to make a living at the only thing he enjoyed at school--gambling. The third, one of Vegas's most respected bookmakers, is perilously close to burning out. "The Odds" follows the lives of these three professional gamblers through a college basketball season in a one-of-a-kind city struggling to reconcile its lawless past with its family-friendly makeover. With a wiseguy attitude and a faultless eye and ear for the sights and sounds of Vegas and its denizens, Chad Millman has created a portr... View more info

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Hoyle's Rules of Games

By: Cards/Morehead, A & Mott-Smith

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PLUME: 3/7/2011

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 0452283132

ISBN: 0452283132

Condition: USED


In 1742, Edmond Hoyle published the definitive book on whist, the most popular card game of his day. More than 250 years later, Hoyle is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of games, from bridge to backgammon, Scrabble to blackjack. This handy reference guide has now been updated and expanded and includes rules, strategies, and playing odds for more than 250 games. Readers will learn how to play, hone their strategies, and settle disputes with this newest edition of the classic reference guide. View more info

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Official Rules of Card Games

By: Cards/Morehead, Albert

Price: $2.00

Publisher: 9/4/2010

Seller ID: 9780449213810

ISBN: 0449213811

Condition: USED


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Tao of Poker

By: Cards/Phillips, Larry W.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 2/3/2015

Seller ID: 9781580628372

ISBN: 1580628370

Condition: USED


Poker is more than just a card game - it can also help you become a winner away from the gaming tables By blending the life lessons of a time-honored spiritual practice with the strategy of this popular card game, you can create a powerful approach to successful play - and successful living. In "The Tao of Poker," prize-winning poker player Larry Phillips offers more than 280 rules to bring you to new levels of personal achievement, just when and where you need them most.Here are some of "The Tao of Poker"'s rules for success: Take the long viewOnce you commit to a hand, play it strongDon'... View more info

Fortune's Formula

By: Cards/Poundstone, William

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 9/3/2011

Seller ID: 9780809045990D

ISBN: 9780809045990D

Condition: USED


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Fortune's Formula: The Untold Story of the Scientific Betting System That Beat t

By: Cards/Poundstone, William

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780809046379

ISBN: 0809046377

Condition: USED


In 1956 two Bell Labs scientists discovered the scientific formula for getting rich. One was mathematician Claude Shannon, neurotic father of our digital age, whose genius is ranked with Einstein's. The other was John L. Kelly Jr., a Texas-born, gun-toting physicist. Together they applied the science of information theory--the basis of computers and the Internet--to the problem of making as much money as possible, as fast as possible. Shannon and MIT mathematician Edward O. Thorp took the "Kelly formula" to Las Vegas. It worked. They realized that there was even more money to be made in th... View more info

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Bet the House: How I Gambled Over a Grand a Day for 30 Days on Sports, Poker, an

By: Cards/Roeper, Richard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: CHICAGO REVIEW PR:

Seller ID: 9781569762479

ISBN: 1569762473

Condition: USED


Over 30 days in early 2009, Richard Roeper risked more than a quarter-million dollars on practically every method of gambling currently available in America. "Bet the House" chronicles his wild journey. Follow Roeper as he travels from celebrity-filled Vegas tournaments to podunk dog races, negotiates illegal sports bets with shadowy bookies, trolls overseas-based Internet gaming sites, wagers against a radio comedian, haunts blackjack tables, and flips coins at a bar. As the wins and losses mount, you'll share his suspense over that next big bet, the one that might, just might, get him back t... View more info

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Psychology of Poker

By: Cards/Schoonmaker, Alan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: TWO PLUS TWO PUB PUBL LLC: 1/12/2012

Seller ID: 9781880685259

ISBN: 1880685256

Condition: USED


Poker demands many skills and strategies. To be successful, you must be able to master all of them and then apply them at the appropriate times. They include proper hand selection, bluffing, semi-bluffing, understanding tells and telegraphs, and reading hands. These skills do not come easily since they require unnatural actions. You cannot win just by "doing what comes naturally," Dr. Schoonmaker is concerned "only with the way that psychological factors affect your own and your opponents' ability to play properly. For example, have you ever wondered why some players seem extremely aggressive ... View more info

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Best Blackjack

By: Cards/Scoblete, Frank

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BONUS BOOKS INC:

Seller ID: 9781566250573

ISBN: 1566250579

Condition: USED


Frank Scoblete also shows you the insider tricks the professionals use that can give players even greater edges. Learn how to take advantage of the sloppy dealers. Learn how to cut the cards to give you the better hands. Learn how to get the casinos to pay you extra money to play blackjack View more info

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25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know

By: Cards/Seagram/Smith

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MASTER POINT PR:

Seller ID: 9781894154079

ISBN: 189415407X

Condition: USED


It doesn't take long before beginning bridge players want to know more about bidding systems, and especially about conventions. Even social players are usually keen to add a few choice gadgets to their bidding arsenal. Here 25 basic conventions and treatments are carefully explained, and the reader is shown how they can fit into standard bidding methods. Each section ends with a summary chart as well as a self-quiz to ensure that the concepts are understood. View more info

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Hold 'em Poker

By: Cards/Sklansky, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: TWO PLUS TWO PUB PUBL LLC: 2/21/2013

Seller ID: 9781880685228

ISBN: 1880685221

Condition: USED


Texas Hold 'em is not an easy game to play well. To become an expert you must balance many concepts, some of which occasionally contradict each other. In 1988, the first edition appeared. Many ideas, which were only known to a small, select group of players, were made available to anyone who was striving to become an expert, and the hold 'em explosion had begun. It is now a new century, and the authors have again moved the state of the art forward by adding over 100 pages of new material, including extensive sections on "loose games," and "short-handed games." Anyone who studies this text, is ... View more info

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Seven-Card Stud for Advanced Players

By: Cards/Sklansky, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: TWO PLUS TWO PUB PUBL LLC:

Seller ID: 9781880685235

ISBN: 188068523X

Condition: USED


Seven-card stud is an extremely complex game. Deciding on exactly the right strategy in any particular situation can be very difficult. Perhaps this is why very few authors have attempted to analyze this game even though it is widely played. In 1989, the first edition of this text appeared. Many ideas, which were only known to a small, select group of players, were now made available to anyone who was striving to become an expert, and a major gap in the poker literature was closed. It is now a new century, and the authors have again moved the state of the art forward by adding over 100 pages o... View more info

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Hold 'Em Poker

By: Cards/Sklansky, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: TWO PLUS TWO PUB PUBL LLC: 8/9/2012

Edition: 1997

Seller ID: 9781880685082

ISBN: 1880685086

Condition: USED


Is must reading for anyone planning to play hold 'em. It was the first definitive work on hold'em poker and was originally published in 1976. Yet it is still one of the best-selling poker books available, and in 1997 it was expanded and updated to account for today's modern double blind structure. The text is designed for someone relatively new to the game, but it still contains much sophisticated material which all players should find beneficial. It is probably best known for the Sklansky Hand Rankings, which made the game much simpler to quantify and understand. Some of the topics include ho... View more info

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Beat the Dealer: a Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty One

By: Cards/Thorp, Edward

Price: $4.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 12/22/2014

Seller ID: 9780394703107

ISBN: 0394703103

Condition: USED


New York Times Bestseller Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and in Beat the Dealer he reveals the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by professional and amateur card players for two generations. From Las Vegas to Monte Carlo, the tables have been turned and the house no longer has the advantage at blackjack. Containing the basic rules of the game, proven winning strategies, how to overcome casino counter measures and spot cheating. Beat the Dealer is the bible for players of this game of chance. Perforated cards included in the book are a convenien... View more info

Contact Bridge

By: Cards/Truscott, Alan

Price: $2.50

Seller ID: 055323658X

ISBN: 055323658X

Condition: USED


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Knock-Out Blackjack: The Easiest Card-Counting System Ever Devised

By: Cards/Vancura, Olaf

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HUNTINGTON PR: 3/31/2014

Seller ID: 0929712315

ISBN: 0929712315

Condition: USED


Revolutionary card-counting system for blackjack. All you need to know is how to add and subtract by one. Expanded second edition is easier to understand, learn, and use. View more info

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Texas Hold 'Em

By: Cards/Warren, Ken

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 6/26/2012

Seller ID: 9781580420853

ISBN: 1580420850

Condition: USED


This book is a step-by-step manual for winning at hold'em by the world's best-selling author of Winner's Guide to Texas Hold'em Poker. Each chapter teaches the reader one important principle and features great practical advice plus examples from actual games and how to apply them to the reader's own games. View more info

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Chess Fundamentals

By: Chess/Capablanca, J.R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 4/21/2012

Seller ID: 9780679140047

ISBN: 0679140042

Condition: USED


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