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- ECW Press 2012; US$ 14.95
Use poker strategy to become a better decision maker In high-stakes poker, you need patience and aggression ? qualities that translate to the world of business. In The Shark and the Fish, Charley Swayne applies winning poker strategies to decision-making and leadership. Learn how to: ? avoid losing control and going on tilt, ? turn losses into lessons,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
Sport in the Soviet Union, Second Revised Edition focuses on the development of sports in the Soviet Union, particularly noting the sport programs and contributions of sports organizations in the development of sports in the country. The manuscript first offers information on the historical background of sports in the Soviet Union, including contemporary... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99
This book provides a sweeping overview of legal and illegal sports and race betting in the United States, from the first thoroughbred meet at Saratoga in 1863 through the modern day. The cultural war between bookmakers and their adversaries is a recurring theme, as bookmakers were often forced into the shadows during times of social reform, only... more...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 11.99
In his wry and funny memoir, Edward Ugel tells the story of America's addiction to the lottery from an astonishing angle. At age twenty–six, Ed found himself broke, knee–deep in gambling debt, and moving back into his parents' basement. It all changed, however, when he serendipitously landed a job as a salesman for The Firm –... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 8.99
The Red Dragon & The West Wind is the perfect introduction to this ancient game of strategy and subterfuge, covering all aspects of the two most common varieties, American and Chinese, along with an overview of other global approaches. The book begins with the history and origin and moves on to the rules of play and ways to win and avoid essential... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 19.95
Every spring, the first four days of the NCAA mens basketball tournament attracts a horde of basketball bettors to Las Vegas. From the tip-off of the tournaments first game on Thursday morning to the final whistle on Sunday, throngs of bettorsoverwhelmingly malesit in smoky casinos obsessively watching as many as forty-eight... more...
- Penguin Random House Australia 2010; US$ 13.81
The tell-all tale - on and off the track - of a legendary man and his extraordinary family. The Waterhouse name is synonymous with Australian horse racing and bookmaking. For the first time, the family's patriarch, Bill Waterhouse, tells the story of his remarkable life 'playing the odds'. Bill Waterhouse is a true Australian character who has spent... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2008; US$ 9.95
We?ve recently witnessed the biggest revolution in 200 years of legal gambling. The way we bet has been transformed: exchanges allow us to make a bet not with a bookmaker, but on the internet with anyone who has money and an opinion. There are now many more ways and places to bet, many more games to bet on, and many more ways to find the ?edge? that... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 16.50 US$ 13.20
Betfair is the world’s leading online betting exchange. Launched in 2000, its annual revenues reached £145m in 2006. In the last year, Betfair has more than doubled its number of registered users. Since the first edition of the book was published, the total number of Betfair websites has risen to 18, and an Australian exchange has launched.... more...