We’d all love to have the amazing lifestyle of a professional gambler, and there are tons of success stories out there. But, there are other forms of gambling that don’t involve a casino and can prove to be very lucrative. For example, betting on sports and events has grown in popularity significantly over the past ..
Gamblers Fight Back: A Professional Gambler’s Journey of How to Survive and Thrive in the Casino – Greg Elder
There are plenty of professional gamblers out there, and many of them have a great deal of success. Whether it’s in the casino, or at a casino online, these people seem to have the golden touch, and it’s something that helps them to gain victory. This, inevitably, leads to more people flocking to the casinos ..
Although most know Dostoyevsky for his most famous book, Crime and Punishment, he is also the author of the dark and intense (and much shorter!) novel, The Gambler. We follow the story of Alexey Ivanovitch who is working as a tutor in the house of an imperious Russian general. Despite his attempts to break down ..
Despite being written way back in 1959, there is a reason that The Hustler by Walter Tevis is still widely regarded as one of the best novels ever written about billiards. The very first of its kind written about the game that is over 400 years old and was made into a successful film in ..
Initially published as a two-part article in The New Yorker back in 1983, The Biggest Game In Town is the best selling book that discusses the ins and outs of the World Series of Poker. It put the World Series of Poker (WSOP) under the spotlight and acquainted many of its readers with the idea ..
Sports betting is a well-loved pastime that can become a career if the odds are in your favor. But isn’t that always the way? For Beth Raymer, author of the funny, rude, fascinating Lay The Favorite, that is exactly what happened. Her story is one not to be missed, in fact it was so intriguing ..
Sometimes, you don’t want to leave the house. You haven’t ironed your shirt, you can’t find the money for a taxi, you’re just plain lazy. But you want to make some quick cash and betting is the only way to do so. Well, panic not, because the solution is here; video poker. Don’t worry if ..
When it comes to gambling, there are two types of people. There are the people who know that it’s all about the luck of the draw and choose to throw a couple of pennies into a slot machine for a laugh, and perhaps rejoice if they win £10 because hey, that’s a prize! Then there’s ..
Nicholas Pileggi is the esteemed true mob crime author of two of the most prominent mob books ever written; Casino and Wiseguys. Both of these books lead to collaborations with director Martin Scorsese, and became the highly acclaimed films Casino and Goodfellas. Pileggi was a crime journalist for the Associated Press for nearly 30 years ..
Written by a long-serving pit boss from Las Vegas, Nevada, Casino Confidential is a must-have introduction to casino gambling. First trip to Vegas? Do you plan to play (more) online? Arm yourself with this educational book and you may just decrease the odds of losing. The Book In Casino Confidential, the author mixes basic game ..