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Gambling

  • The Biology of Gamblingby Mikal Aasved

    Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 61.95

    The Biology of Gambling is the third volume in the Gambling Theory and Research Series. Author Mikal Aasved wrote this series to meet the need for a comprehensive review and synthesis of the many published materials pertaining to gambling theory and research. The series summarizes and critiques the findings and conclusions of investigators who have... more...

  • The Psychodynamics and Psychology of Gamblingby Mikal Aasved

    Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 44.95

    The Psychodynamics and Psychology of Gambling is the first volume in the four-volume The Gambling Theory and Research Series. Author Mikal Aasved felt a need to fill what he perceived to be a lack of background sources or reviews of literature pertaining to gambling theory and research. This series will present major findings of leading researchers... more...

  • The Sociology of Gambling, 2by Mikal Aasved

    Charles C Thomas 2003; US$ 64.95

    This is the second in a series of books intended to review and evaluate the most popular and influential explanations for gambling and the many research studies that have been conducted to confirm or refute them. This book focuses on the contributions of specialists in the social sciences, most of whom are convinced that gambling is a consequence of... more...

  • The Little Book of Bar Betsby Guy Adams

    Headline 2010; US$ 9.99

    Can you lift a glass filled with drink off a table using just a playing card? Or balance 13 dominoes on a single domino? Or drink a beer quicker than your friends every time? THE LITTLE BOOK OF BAR BETS is a fun and humorous gift book that will appeal not only to fans of hit BBC series The Real Hustle, but to anyone anywhere in the world who likes... more...

  • The Bookmakerby Michael J. Agovino

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.99

    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 1970s, '80s, and '90s New York City?and his father's gambling, which brought them to exhilarating highs and crushing lows. He vividly brings... more...

  • All or Nothingby Preston L. Allen

    Akashic Books 2007; US$ 15.99

    What William S. Burroughs' Junky was to heroin addiction, All or Nothing is to gambling. more...

  • Casino Confidentialby Anonymous

    Quirk Books 2015; US$ 15.95

    In Casino Confidential , a veteran pit boss and dealer (who must remain anonymous) takes readers behind the scenes to show where casinos are most vulnerable?and which bets are simply a waste of money. Through chapters on blackjack, Texas hold ?em, roulette, craps, baccarat, slot machines, and more, readers will learn:        ?  Basic strategy for... more...

  • Gamblingby Mike Atherton

    Hodder & Stoughton 2007; US$ 7.99

    GAMBLING is a fascinating account of gambling through history, from Greek mythology and the ancient role of lots, dice and cards, to the high profile cricket and football match throwing and 'super casinos' of today. Mike Atherton explores this controversial and captivating phenomenon and the way that many present day sports provide the most popular... more...

  • The Music of Chanceby Paul Auster

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 11.66

    ' By the time Nashe understood what was happening to him, he was past the point of wanting it to end . . . ' Paul Auster fuses Samuel Beckett, Franz Kafka and The Brothers Grimm in this brilliant and unsettling parable. Following the death of his father, Jim Nashe takes to the open road in pursuit of a 'life of freedom'. But as the money runs out... more...

  • How Can Casino Gaming Be Used to Maximize the Benefits for Tourism Destinations?by Ki-Joon Back

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contains nine articles which look at how benefits can accrue from well managed gaming operations in tourist destinations more...