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This auction is for TWO true-life gambling stories

+++ BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE
How six students took Vegas for millions
by Ben Mezrich

Arrow, 2003
ISBN 0099468239
paperback, 306pp

Fair used - creased spine & cover

"Liar's Poker meets Ocean's Eleven in Ben Mezrich's riveting story of a team of brilliant card counters who developed a system to take some of the world's most sophisticated casinos for millions of dollars. Bringing Down the House is an utterly gripping real-life thriller, and a fascinating insight into an excessive, corrupt and tightly closed world."


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+++ BIG DEAL
One year as a professional poker player
by Anthony Holden

Abacus, 2002
ISBN 0349115192
pb, 384pp

Fair used - creased & cocked spine,

"Big Deal is the mesmerising story of a year spent by bestselling biographer Anthony Holden in the tough world of the professional poker player. He spent days and nights in the poker paradise of Las Vegas, in Malta and Morocco, even on board a ship, mingling with the legendary greats, sharpening his game, perfecting his repartee and learning a great deal about himself in the process."

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