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Subtitled "The Vegas Golden Knights' Historic Inaugural Season", BORN TO GLORY tells of how the Vegas Golden Knights' astonishing run to the Stanley Cup Final in their inaugural season captured the attention of hockey fans everywhere in 2018. Powered by breakout performances from William Karlsson and Jonathan Marchessault, veteran leadership from Deryk Engelland and the cornerstone presence of goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, Gerard Gallant's team wasted no time putting down roots in the Nevada...
Item #: 616043917122 -
ORIGINALLY $2.95 REDUCED TO $1.00. Though the sport is losing ground rapidly in the United States, jai alai and handicapping it are still popular in other parts of the world. In this book the author recounts the history of this legendary game, how it's played, the equipment used, the men who play it and the wagering angle. It's a basic book that can be used by someone who is about to attend a Jai Alai game and wants to know what's in store and needs some quick information about how to bet. 50...
Item #: 616043917139 -
In this hard-to-find book, published by GBC, are chapters that include" Walls and Balls, The Game/The Court, The Cesta, The Ball, Uniforms,, Officials, The Game, Betting Propositions, Handicapping, Exotic Wagering, and Maggie. 61 pages Paperbound 1978
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Subtitled "Sports Gambling, Game Fixing, and the FBI". Major League Baseball claims it hasn't had a game fixed by gamblers since 1919. Point shaving hasn't admittedly occurred in the NBA since 1954. And the NFL publicly states not one of its games has come under outside influence - ever. This league-sponsored history, however, is wrong. When sports and gambling are mixed, they create a volatile cocktail of corruption, greed, and the very real potential for game fixing. Larceny Games provides...
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This updated record book ensures that devotees of puck-driven action are as well educated on the sport as they are loyal to it. The only official book of its kind and presented by the National Hockey League itself, this guide to all things hockey reflects the 2017–2018 season in an easy-to-understand format. The book is annually updated to feature new statistics, an index of every retired player since 1917, a detailed breakdown of the hot prospects for the next generation of teams, and...
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The amazing story of Las Vegas’s inaugural season of hockey! Subtitled "How a First Year Expansion Team Healed Las Vegas and Shocked the Hockey World". William Foley took a big risk when he and his partners paid $500 million to the National Hockey League for a Las Vegas expansion team. Would the locals support it? Could it win games? Would it earn back the investment? It turned out that Vegas was the perfect place for such a gamble, and Vegas Golden Knights delves deeply into the VGK’s brief,...