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- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00
This is the most complete encyclopedia of gambling, covering the industry in great detail including the players, the games, the venues, and the surrounding social issues. Updates in this second edition reveal the impact of technological advances on the games, the growing legislation regulating the industry, and the expanding global footprint of gambling... more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2013; US$ 4.95
Ever wondered what goes on inside a casino? Open the box and place your bets! Now you can practice all the popular games at home with friends to build up your skills. Then, armed with many invaluable hints and tips to help you cope with the croupier and other players, you can experience the exciting and glamorous world of the casino for yourself--with... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
Dice games have been played for centuries and are a staple of the playground, board games, and casinos alike. This pocket guide spans the history of dice and offers clear explanations of popular dice games, including farkle (played since the Middle Ages), Gluckhaus (a German game of fortune, played since the medieval era), craps,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 215.00
Internet gambling is a rapidly growing phenomenon, which has profound social, psychological, economic, political, and policy implications. Until recently, Internet gambling has been understudied by the research community, but now a growing body of literature is emerging, on all aspects of Internet gambling and its attendant implications. As jurisdictions... more...
- Triumph Books 2012; US$ 13.99
Penned by a reputable authority on casinos, this guide provides the tools of the trade in order to perform a successful climb to the top of the gaming mountain. A step-by-step instructional approach is presented, going beyond the standard handbooks on blackjack, craps, and slots to include tips and tricks on baccarat, roulette, and more. A must-have... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 69.95
Seit ein paar Jahrhunderten ist das Roulette der Inbegriff des klassischen Casinospiels, das als Modell für Zufall und Wahrscheinlichkeit bis heute eine Brücke zwischen Mathematik und Gesellschaft schlägt.Pierre Basieux, promovierter Mathematiker, hat die wissenschaftliche und praktische Erforschung dieses Spiels nicht nur einige Jahrzehnte... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Pachinko, a game played by over 30 million Japanese, is synonymous with glaring lights, mind-rattling noise and smoke-choked parlors. To the uninitiated, the game's phenomenal popularity is nothing less than an enigma. The unofficial truth is that pachinko is one of Japan's biggest forms of gambling. For non-Japanese, the hush surrounding this money-making... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 18.94
Brett Morton wanted to prove the experts were wrong. "Win at roulette?" they scoffed. "Impossible." So he set about learning how to play, observing why people won and lost. Over the past decade he has debated with casino staff, statisticians, mathematicians, friends and other experts. All bar one were convinced that the casino could not be beaten... more...
- humboldt 2010; US$ 13.34
Wie verhindere ich, dass meine Gegenspieler ?schmieren?? Und wann kann ich ein Spiel durch Unterschneiden gewinnen? Ausgehend von bestimmten Situationen, beantwortet Turnierspieler Frank Krickhahn viele strategische Fragen und zeigt so erfahrenen Skatfreunden, wie sie ihre Spielstärke noch weiter steigern können. Biographische InformationenFrank Krickhahn... more...