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- 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...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 7.55
Dave "The Devilfish" Ulliott has taken the poker world by storm since beginning to play at the age of 16. A world-class player, he is one of the most feared players on the ever-burgeoning global poker circuit. The Devilfish is a working-class man from Hull who was a petty criminal at 16, a safe-breaker who spent his 21st birthday in prison, and then... more...
- Dover Publications 2015; US$ 8.95
Mathematics was only one area of interest for Gerolamo Cardano ? the sixteenth-century astrologer, philosopher, and physician was also a prolific author and inveterate gambler. Gambling led Cardano to the study of probability, and he was the first writer to recognize that random events are governed by mathematical laws. Published posthumously in 1663,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2015; Not Available
Fernseh- und Radiogewinnspiele erfreuen sich zeitloser Popularität. Doch wie sehen eigentlich die rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen aus? Markus Zürnstein untersucht die inhaltliche Anforderung an die Regulierung im Sinne des § 8a Rundfunkstaatsvertrag auf Grundlage der so genannten ?Gewinnspielsatzung". Zunächst widmet er sich allgemein den Anforderungen... more...
- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 8.74
Whether it be one pound on the National Lottery or a million pounds on the turn of a card, the instinct to bet is the same. Over the centuries there have been many strange gamblers ??? and even more strange gambles ??? and in this unique collection of punts and punters, Graham Sharpe reveals fearless, flamboyant and fantastic flutters. Some of the... more...
- Triumph Books 2015; US$ 12.99
With the help of the easy-to-master steps in this book, even a novice gambler can go from being a traditional craps player to a dice controller?an advantage player with a true edge over the house. For a dozen years, Frank Scoblete and his wife angered casino bosses around the country by knowing more about how to win money than almost anyone who ever... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "On a toujours joué, on jouera toujours. Il faudrait maints in-octavo pour raconter l'histoire du jeu à travers les siècles. Depuis les soldats de Pilate qui tiraient aux dés les vêtements de Jésus-Christ, depuis Duguesclin qui perdait en prison la totalité de son bien, depuis Bassompierre qui sous Henri IV gagnait cinq cent mille livres... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 38.99
Just One More Hand tells a story that workers all over can relate to: an industry that promised a solid and stable livelihood is being transformed by competitive pressures, causing employees to lose their economic footing. What seemed like a good job one day becomes a bad job the next. Incorporating the lived experiences of casino employees, the... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
We are a nation of gamblers: pari-mutuel wagering at horse tracks; blackjack in Las Vegas; the NCAA basketball office pool; even day trading on the internet. Gambling is both our national pastime and our predominant cultural metaphor -- play the field; beat the odds; take a chance on love. Yet gambling poses serious risks to individuals and to society... more...