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A new edition of a very popular book of tricks that belongs in every library. His book is unique in that every page has an excellent photograph showing the trick and how is is done. Thirty fine close-up effects you will enjoy using. The book is a tribute to this fine performer, in that it also contains a biography by Neil Foster. There are reproductions of Jone's programs, and many photos taken with celebrities. 76 Pgs.
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These are the hundred best and most enjoyable variations of Americas most popular card game solitaire! Loads of examples, diagrams, illustrations, and strategies keep the writing lively while showing you all sorts of fun ways to enjoy your favorite game. From straight-ahead solitaire to two-player games, Lee opens up the world of solitaire to make it a hundred times more fun! 188 Pages Table of Contents: Chapter I: The Most Popular Games Freecell Bonus Freecell Hard Cell Jail Cell Stalactites...
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Here are the tips and strategies for blackjack, craps ,roulette, slots, baccarat, keno and even bingo. With illustrations and short histories on all the games. These are the tips that the professionals know and use in today's modern mega-casinos. Included are over 480 toll-free telephone numbers for every casino in the U.S. Plus 150 Internet casino and gambing information sites. Indexed 160 Pgs.1998
MIKE CARO MCU
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Designed to reinforce positive playing habits. Covers mistakes opponents make, the importance of position, playing pairs before the flop, how to play high-ranking speculative hands before the flop, and when to call, raise, pass or fold in a variety of situations. 28 Pgs. 1990
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Subtitled "Proven Money Management Programs for the Professional Sports Bettor". Stoffo, former race and sports director of the old Desert Inn, knows how bettors who plunge without reason and bankroll control can self-destruct early in a season. In this updated work, he teamed up with Williams to expand his original book, putting betting and bankroll into perspective based on the player's overall personality and comfort level. He presents 12 money management ideas that have been...
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Why is there a twelve on the cover of this blackjack book instead of the usual twenty-one? No blackjack author in their right mind would put a hand of twelve on the cover. Glen Wiggy did - he is full of surprises like that. Part how-to manual, part memoir, 1536 Free Waters and Other Blackjack Endeavors, subtitled Finding Profit and Humor in Card-Counting chronicles Wiggy's amusing experiences while playing blackjack during more than eight hundred casino visits from January 2001 until June...
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Of the millions of recreational sports gamblers, only a few achieve long-term positive results. Logan Fields is one such bettor and in 20/20 Sports Betting, he shares his expertise. Fields placed his first sports bet online in 1999 and soon recognized that sports betting was his life’s calling. Only four months later, he left his day job and has been wagering on sports ever since. Logan takes readers through those early years and chronicles how he managed to steadily build his bankroll and...
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Here is what poker players around the world have been waiting for. A follow up to the hugely successful “Read ‘em and Reap.” Joe Navarro brings us an incredible two hundred (200) of the most often observed tells in poker. This is a must for the amateur as well as the pro. Navarro brings together his experience working with and analyzing poker players as only a world class observer could. This is an ideal and easy to read guide to poker tells. All meat, no fluff, written...
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Operating on the theory that most people think of themselves as unable to deal with math, the author devotes the first half of his book to the most typical abuses of mathematics and the second part to the areas of everyday life (the media, gambling, politics, finance, advertising) where abuse is most rampant. 182 Pgs. 1993
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Without par times the bettor must guess whether a shipper has the pace and speed ability to be competitive in a particular field - or if a class jumper is fast enough to withstand the raise, or how well a distance switcher will do running longer or shorter. Lists the average daily variant on which par times were based on virtually every important track in the country. Tells, for example, how Turf Paradise (AZ) really compares to Santa Anita or Belmont. Track class levels tell you quickly how...
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Mitchell, a veteran handicapper and writer, contends that handicapping thoroughbreds is a whole new game today. Simulcasting allows you to pick your spots for the best return, but you must be ready to see a contender within minutes and bet it in such a way that you reap the biggest reward. This means betting the exotics. Mitchell includes his best and favorite methods for picking the right horse to extract maximum profits, and a two-day workshop to demonstrate the strength of his concepts. 255...
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30 Illegal Years To The Strip is the inside story of Prohibition’s most powerful leaders, who later ran elegant, illegal casinos across America, before moving on to build the glamorous Las Vegas Strip gambling resorts. The seven leaders of the three dominating Prohibition gangs imported the world’s finest liquors on a massive scale. Although in an illegal and dangerous business, these seven espoused traditional business values and rejected the key tools of organized crime - monopoly, violence,...
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A carefully selected entertaining and instructive collection of tactical chess puzzles. Like its prequel, this is a good workbook for adults or children who want to sharpen their budding chess expertise. 192 pgs, paperback, 2006
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More a quick guide to some funny tricks that don't require slight of hand. These would be good ice breakers or pauses for a performer. 11 pgs, 1954
NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK
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A unique blend of advice, personal experience and the adventures and travels of the author in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, this book explains the game's basics and quickly moves to advice on finding an edge. Malcolm takes you on a tour of many Las Vegas casinos and offers tips on getting comped, gives suggestions on effective toking and the importance of money management. 131 Pgs. 2001
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For the beginner or experienced player who needs to get back to basics, Percy’s classic contains experienced analysis and advice on what moves to make in a variety of situations. One of the best books ever written for the low-limit game. Discusses which opening hands to stay with and the odds against catching various hands. 80 Pgs. Spiral-bound 1979
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Chess is a game of mistakes; if you can cut down on them, your game will get much stronger. Eric Schiller, a legendary teacher of bright young stars and champions, shows you, in seven lessons that cover every aspect of the game, how to rethink the moves you make and become a winning player. Includes 55 key game situations packed with diagrams and insightful callouts. This unique approach shows the mistakes Schiller has made in his own games at each stage of chess development to illustrate the...
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Ever feel perplexed when handicapping that occasional 7 to 7-1/2f race on dirt or turf? Is it a long sprint or a short route? So did Boal, and decided to do something about it. For three years, he logged the Winning Sires at this bastard distance covering 3,122 races and published 7 to 7-1/2f Sire Rankings. Now for the first time, handicappers can have at their fingertips the only empirical study of its kind providing a "pecking order" of the 394 Winning Sires at 7 to 7-1/2f that gives you...
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Arnold has tested his wits against fellow handicappers since the day he was old enough to approach a parimutuel window. His approach to building a sensible methodology will help you tackle the sometimes overwhelming task of winning money betting on thoroughbred races. Find out how to better manage money, time and data and develop your own strategy that will lead to consistent profits. 287 Pgs. 2005 Table of Contents Money ManagementTime ManagementData ManagementSpecial SituationsPutting It All...
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Covers many topics related to protecting both the casino and casino patrons. Topics include general responsibilities, conduct and performance, dress code, posts, lost and found, photography, evictions, firearms, package removal, solicitation, radio procedures, security ten codes, phonetic alphabets, arrest procedures, use of metal detectors, surveillance notifications, daily shift responsibilities, card and dice control procedures, guest protection, emergency procedures, various emergency...
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Learn how to play classics such as Baccarat, Cribbage, Go Fish, Gin Rummy and Kaluki. Clearly explained with more than 1200 easy-to-follow photographs and illustrations. A comprehensive visual handbook to card games from around the world. With a special focus on poker games, rules and winning strategies; skills and tactics; and useful tips for players of all levels as well as expert guidance for professional player. Glossary Indexed 512 Pgs. 2010
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A Cop’s Tale focuses on New York City’s most violent and corrupt years, the 1960s to early 1980s. Jim O’Neil, a former NYPD cop, delivers a rare look at the brand of law enforcement that ended Frank Lucas’ grip on the Harlem drug trade, his cracking open of the Black Liberation Army case, and his experience as the first copy on the scene at the “Dog Day Afternoon” bank robbery. A Cop’s Tale delivers a rare look into the bare-bones brand of law enforcement that has passed into history. Index...
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A Crapshooter’s Companion is a funny, entertaining, anecdotal account of the author’s lifetime experience with craps. The author, a retired Boston lawyer who has known quite a few “seven outs” in his day, loves his craps. He does not promote a winning system (there is no winning system). Rather, he focuses on the drama of the game, the emotional investment of the players in the game, and the essential moment in the game when the dice are in the air and all players pray like mad for a positive...
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This rare book (less than twenty copies in existence) has been reprinted (500 copies) for the first time since 1860. Small but packed with information on faro, rakes, three card monte, euchre and many more scams, it is a collectible for anyone interested in manipulations. 167 Pgs. Hardcover
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Using an iconic photo of the Hall of Fame's original inductees - including Babe Ruth, Cy Young, Honus Wagner and Connie Mack as his starting point, Jim Reisler explains the unusual origins of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the process, Reisler delivers a history of not only the game’s early stars and the house built to honor them, but also the creation of the myth of baseball in America. With his trademark eye and ear for the spirit of the game’s golden age, Reisler explains that the...
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Subtitled "From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market". The incredible true story of the card-counting mathematics professor who taught the world how to beat the dealer and, as the first of the great quantitative investors, ushered in a revolution on Wall Street. A child of the Great Depression, legendary mathematician Edward O. Thorp invented card counting, proving the seemingly impossible: That you could beat the dealer at the blackjack table. As a result he launched...
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Subtitled 'How the 2016 Chicago Cubs Brought a World Series Championship to the North Side'. No doubt, you���ve heard about the Cubs��� decades-long run of futility. They hadn���t won a pennant in seventy-one years or a World Series in a record 108 years. To the frustration of Cubs fans everywhere, the team often missed chances with soul-crushing defeats. But after a complete teardown that resulted in a 100-loss season in 2012, Theo Epstein and his baseball staff reversed that with the Cubs of...
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Subtitled ' Sports Gambling VS. The NFL'S Integrity'. Tuohy's A Season In The Abyss discusses football and gambling. The two activities are inseparable. Yet the National Football League states it does not want fans to bet on its games. The league even fought against the state of New Jersey to keep sports gambling illegal. If wagering threatens the league��_��s integrity as it claims, then why does the NFL openly embrace the gambling taking place in fantasy football, and why does it allow teams...
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA PRESS
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Nevada’s capital city is today a charming, modern community, with an unusually eventful past. A Short History of Carson City traces its history from its origin as a mid-nineteenth-century trading post to its rise as the political center of Nevada. Here are the hard-working citizens and colorful characters, the political and business decisions, and the evolving economy that helped shape it. This is the first comprehensive historical account of a thoroughly modern state capital with its roots...
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA PRESS
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The authors, both journalists, moved to Las Vegas in 1977. In this book, they look at the entire spectrum of Glitter City from its humble beginnings as a little pond in a big desert to its fantastic present. Covers pioneers, mobsters, entertainers, dam builders, and back street action. Also includes a look at Laughlin, Primm, and Mesquite. 240 Pgs. 1999
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Reno, The Biggest Little City in the World, takes such a backseat to Las Vegas, it's often ignored by historians who cover the history of gaming. In this book, the Lands manage to cram more than 100 years of information along with pictures, illustrations, maps, and interesting tidbits about the people who actually made gambling, people like Bill Harrah and Pappy Smith. 130 pgs, paperback, 1995
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A comprehensive guide that covers the strategy and secrets of becoming a long-term winner. An explanation of general principles takes you stage by stage through 4 levels, from beginner's strategy to advanced strategy. Each level is accompanied by examples and practice sessions. Covers the three most profitable versions of double bonus poker: 10/7, 9/7, and 10/7 with the straight flush paying 80 units. 110 pgs, paperback, 2003
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A comprehensive guide that covers the playing strategy and other secrets of becoming a long term winner. Readers learn strategy through the presentation and explanation of general principals that take them stage by stage through the four levels from Beginner Strategy to Advanced Strategy. Each level is accompanied by sets of examples and practice lessons. 114 Pgs. Paperbound 2007
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A comprehensive guide that covers both strategy and non-strategy aspects of play that are important for winning. Choose from four levels of strategy, via the presentation and explanation of basics principles. Strategies for full-pay as well as the more widely available non-full-pay versions are covered. Covers Full Pay Deuces Wild, including 20/12/9/5 pseudo full pay. 104 pgs, paperback, 2003