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Fast Company: How Six Master Gamblers Defy the Odds--And Always Win

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Poker players Johnny Moss, Pug Pearson, and Titanic Thompson; tennis player Bobby Riggs; pool player Minnesota Fats; and backgammon player Tim Holland have come away with their pockets filled and their sense of infallibility intact. The dramatic descriptions of the ambience and the games are riveting, but more intriguingly, Jon Bradshaw deftly probes these gamblers’ minds and hearts as he attempts to define what makes some men winners and most losers.

Synopsis:

Poker players Johnny Moss, Pug Pearson, and Titanic Thompson; tennis player Bobby Riggs; pool player Minnesota Fats; and backgammon player Tim Holland have come away with their pockets filled and their sense of infallibility intact. The dramatic descriptions of the ambience and the games are riveting, but more intriguingly, Jon Bradshaw deftly probes these gamblers minds and hearts as he attempts to define what makes some men winners and most losers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781843440130
Subtitle:
How Six Master Gamblers Defy the Odds - and Always Win
Introduction:
Cohn, Nik
Introduction by:
Cohn, Nik
Introduction:
Cohn, Nik
Author:
Cohn, Nik
Author:
Bradshaw, Jon
Publisher:
High Stakes
Subject:
Gambling - General
Subject:
GAMES / Gambling/General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20030601
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.60 x 5.00 in 0.56 lb

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Poker players Johnny Moss, Pug Pearson, and Titanic Thompson; tennis player Bobby Riggs; pool player Minnesota Fats; and backgammon player Tim Holland have come away with their pockets filled and their sense of infallibility intact. The dramatic descriptions of the ambience and the games are riveting, but more intriguingly, Jon Bradshaw deftly probes these gamblers minds and hearts as he attempts to define what makes some men winners and most losers.
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