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The Prop

by Pete Hautman Simon & Schuster (March 28, 2006)

National Book Award winner Pete Hautman delivers a fast-paced mystery set in the torrid, unforgiving Southwestern desert, where the stakes are sky high and all bets are off.

Peeky Kane is a prop player at an...


The Ultimate Book of Darts

by Anne Kramer Skyhorse (September 13, 2013)

Share in the euphoria that comes of the “kill shot” by learning the skills and techniques required to play a great game of darts. From the history of the sport to choosing the right type of equipment, The...


Fantastic Drinking Games

by John Boyer Skyhorse (September 01, 2011)

Roll the dice. Slam the quarter. Flip the cup. Did you win, miss, lose, or guess wrong? Sounds like it’s your turn to drink! Or maybe not, depending on the rules you learned to play by. If you’ve ever gotten...


The Little Red Book of Gambling Wisdom

by Paul Lyons Skyhorse (February 01, 2012)

From Casablanca to The Hustler, from Moby Dick to How I Made $1,000,000 Playing Poker, these widely varied musings address the entire range of human emotion—the highs of excitement of the “juice” down...


Money for Nothing

by Edward Ugel HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

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 HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

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 It Books (July 02, 2013)

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 HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

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...


You Bet Your Life

by Dave Stevenson & Laura Morton Skyhorse (April 18, 2017)

The rags-to-riches tale of one of the most remarkable figures in horse racing history.

Readers will be left breathless at the edge of their seats by the amazing stories in You Bet Your Life: My Incredible Adventures...


Basic Pool

by Arthur "Babe" Cranfield & Laurence S. Moy Skyhorse (November 01, 2016)

Learn tips and tactics from the very best, in this newly revised and expanded edition.

* Consumer reviews say it best: pool Hall of Famer Arthur “Babe” Cranfield wrote an "easy to read and understand" pool...


Easy Casino Gambling

by Gayle Mitchell Skyhorse (May 17, 2007)

Everyone who has ever gambled knows how even small bets can make the heart race. Gayle Mitchell understands because that’s how she felt when she first walked into a Las Vegas casino nearly twenty years ago....


Blackjack Secrets

by Jay Moore Skyhorse (July 27, 2011)

The result of thirty years experience playing and winning, Jay Moore’s new book Blackjack Secrets offers rules that are of deciding importance in everyday play. Even if you don’t know anything else about...


Casino Book

by Samuel Pinney Thunder Bay Press (October 21, 2013)

Learn to play to win with Thunder Bay’s Casino Box!

Ever wondered what goes on inside a casino? Now you can practice all the popular games at home with friends to build up your skills. Then, armed with many...


The Smart Money

by Michael Konik Simon & Schuster (November 14, 2006)

A riveting inside look at the lucrative world of professional high-stakes sports betting by a journalist who lived a secret life as a key operative in the world's most successful sports gambling ring.

When...


Why Fantasy Football Matters

by Erik Barmack & Max Handelman Gallery Books (August 01, 2006)

Talking Trash, Trading Studs, and Drafting Sleepers -- an Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Obsession

U.S. businesses lose $200 million in productivity each football season because employees are managing...


Bringing Down the House

by Ben Mezrich Atria Books (December 02, 2002)

#1 National Bestseller, now the major motion picture, 21

The amazing inside story about a gambling ring of M.I.T. students who beat the system in Vegas—and lived to tell how.

Robin Hood meets the Rat Pack when...


Bigger Deal

by Anthony Holden Simon & Schuster (May 08, 2007)

In the years since Anthony Holden wrote his classic memoir Big Deal, the poker world has changed beyond recognition. When Holden played in the 1988 World Series of Poker there were 167 starters competing for...


Revenge of the Pequots

by Kim Isaac Eisler Simon & Schuster (March 25, 2001)

In the mid-1970s, the Mashantucket Pequot tribe had only one member -- an elderly woman who pleaded with her grandson to come live on the impoverished reservation and save it from falling into government hands...


Casino Craps

by Robert R. Roto Skyhorse (June 21, 2016)

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...


Poker

by Jonathan Grotenstein, Phil Gordon & Jon Favreau Gallery Books (September 21, 2004)

Celebrity Poker Showdown co-host and world-class poker player Phil Gordon shows you how to look and play like a pro in this insider's guide to the poker world.

Like a secret society, poker has its own language...


Big Deal

by Anthony Holden Simon & Schuster (June 15, 2010)

In 1988, best-selling biographer Anthony Holden spent one year living the life of a professional poker player. His mesmerizing account of that year went on to become a classic of the genre, an inspiration to...


Phil Gordon's Little Gold Book

by Phil Gordon Gallery Books (October 11, 2011)

Since reigning poker expert Phil Gordon’s Little Green Book illuminated the strategies and philosophies necessary to win at No Limit Texas Hold’em, poker has changed quickly and dramatically. Today, Pot...


Jackpot Nation

by Richard Hoffer HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Is this a great country or what?

You can bet on the turn of the card or a roll of the dice, but also on the NFL, the NCAA, and which Olsen twin marries first. We bet $80 billion a year, the amount growing wildly...


The Bookmaker

by Michael J. Agovino HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Marking the debut of a gifted new writer, The Bookmaker teems with humanity, empathy, humor, and insight.

At the heart of Michael J. Agovino's powerful, layered memoir is his family's struggle for success in...


Play Blackjack Like the Pros

by Kevin Blackwood HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Professional blackjack player Kevin Blackwood shares his million-dollar winning strategies for mastering the odds and consistently beating the house at their own game.

Play Blackjack Like the Pros is the requisite...


Busting Vegas

by Ben Mezrich HarperCollins (March 17, 2009)

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...