For many, gambling is a roller coaster of wins and losses, but for some, it's the successful way to a life of untold wealth and luxury. Contained in this utterly gripping book are the secrets of a handful of people who have repeatedly managed to beat casinos and bookies at their own game, carrying out some of the most ingenious gambling scams of all time. Included are the three Eastern Europeans who sat down with almost nothing and walked away from the Ritz Casino's roulette wheel with more than one million pounds in their pockets. Also, the notorious MIT student scam in which students took Las Vegas for untold millions using a mind-blowing card-counting routine. With deception, drama, and vast fortunes involved in these awesome and elaborate plots, every true story collected here recreates the heart-racing buzz of the big win.
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Nigel Goldman was born in London in 1957 and educated at Carmel College, Oxon. He is single and now lives in Spain where he runs his bookmaking business, and also writes, acts, and appears regularly on the radio and TV and in the better magazines.
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Descripción John Blake, 2007. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG1844543862