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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...

      7 TO 7 1/2F SIRE RANKINGS
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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 Management Time Management Data Management Special Situations...

          A BREED APART
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          Item #: 9780805013269 -

            Helm has written a book for both the beginner and experienced horseplayer who is looking for a concise explanation of how to incorporate trainers, jockeys, owners, stewards, vets, and the horses and tracks into a precise method for picking winners. He analyzes what these people have to say about what makes a winning runner and a winning handicapper, pointing out the finer concepts of horseracing. 326 pgs, hardcover, 2003

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            Item #: 9781450706377 -

              It's the 1970's in Howard Hughes' Las Vegas, where Elvis reigns as king, Wayne Newton is the crown prince and Liberace is the court jester. Everything else is up for grabs. Where casino banks are open 24 hours a day, and fortunes large and small are won and lost on the games of chance. And so too is the ever present criminal element determined to beat the odds by hatching illegal schemes so bizarre as to be amusing. 426 Pgs. 2011

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              Item #: 616043911557 -

                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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                Item #: 5609 -

                  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

                  A COPS TALE
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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��_ѝ bank robbery. A Cop��_��s Tale delivers a rare look into the bare-bones brand of law enforcement that...

                    A COPS TALE: NYPD: THE VIOLENT YEARS
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                    Item #: 9781569803721 -

                      Prepare to go back in time to some of New York City's most violent and corrupt years, the 1960s through the early 1980s. O'Neil, a highly decorated detective, is your guide for this descent into the Big Apple's most hellish days. His career spanned the NYPD's transformation from a corrupt, inefficient force floundering in a city full of murder and mayhem to one of the cleanest, most efficient police departments in existence. He describes the thrill of putting Harlem drug lord...

                      A CRAPSHOOTERS COMPANION
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                      JONATHAN CANTER Item #: 10500 -

                        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...

                        A DAY AT THE RACES
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                          A GIRL IN THE GAME
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                          Item #: 9781420841862 -

                            Poker has witnessed a phenomenal rise in popularity. While there are numerous instructional poker books available for sale, there is still little in the way of well-written poker fiction. 'A Girl in the Game' is the first of its kind in a new genre of poker fiction. Written by poker-playing physician, Dr. Mark Burtman, it is the story of a physician turned tournament poker legend who encounters his estranged daughter in a poker game. They rebuild their relationship through the game of...

                            A GRAND EXPOSE OF THE SCIENCE OF GAMBLING
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                            Item #: 9780978067588 -

                              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

                              A GREAT DAY IN COOPERSTOWN
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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...

                                A LICENSE TO STEAL
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                                  Based on a true story about a genius inventor and his son: One would change the telecommunication world, the other turned to the underworld. Walter L. Shaw had an astonishing 39 patents to his credit including the first burglar alarm that automatically calls the police; and the hands free speaker phone. Amazingly, Shaw never got credit for these inventions nor was he compensated for them until four years after his death. The son of this genius, Walter T. Shaw Jr., a celebrated jewel thief...

                                  A SEASON FOR THE AGES
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                                  SKYHORSE PUBLISHING Item #: 7796 -

                                    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...

                                    A SEASON IN THE ABYSS football, brian tuohy, nfl, sports gambling, a season in the abyss, books,
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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...

                                      A SHORT HISTORY OF CARSON CITY
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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...

                                        A SHORT HISTORY OF LAS VEGAS
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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, paperback, 1999

                                          A SHORT HISTORY OF RENO
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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

                                            A TEAM FOR THE AGES: BASEBALLS ALL-TIME ALL STAR TEAM
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                                            Item #: 9781592284023 -

                                              Using familiar baseball statistics and incorporating many often-overlooked factors, Cohen begins by choosing two separate all-star teams. The first covers the years 1900 to 1950; the second, the years 1951 to 2003. Then, by matching up those first two squads, he presents the roster of baseball's all-time, all-star team. His choices may surprise even the most knowledgeable students of the game. 304 pgs, paperback, 2004

                                              A WINNERS GUIDE TO DOUBLE BONUS POKER
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                                              Item #: 9780972759212 -

                                                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

                                                A WINNERS GUIDE TO DOUBLE DOUBLE BONUS POKER
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                                                Item #: 9780972759250 -

                                                  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

                                                  A WINNERS GUIDE TO FULL PAY DEUCES WILD
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                                                  Item #: 9780972759229 -

                                                    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

                                                    A WINNERS GUIDE TO NSU DEUCES
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                                                    Item #: 9780972759236 -

                                                      Full pay deuces wild is among the best video poker games, with a theoretical return on investment of 100.76, but other pay-schedule versions have cropped up over the years. Two of the more commonly found versions are the ones discussed in this book, which begins with an explanation of the pay tables and how to detect which version of deuces wild you're playing. Covers beginner, recreational, and advanced play. 115 pgs, paperback, 2003

                                                      A WINNING TURF STRATEGY
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                                                        Includes Bill Quirin's Grass Stallion List. 2015

                                                        ABCS OF CHESS
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                                                          Chapters include: Fundamentals, The opening, Tactics, Position Play, Minor Pieces, Rooks, The Queen, The King, Planning and Analysis. 208 pgs, paperback, 1986

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                                                            An insider's look at what goes on at a magic show behind-the-scenes. Schiffman explains the principles of deception, exposing those seemingly innocent motions that conceal vital actions from onlookers; how the conjurer uses misdirection of space and time to mislead the audience; how silly and simple optical illusions can fool us; and what to look for during a magic show. Also explores the world of offstage magic, the magicians who use various techniques to deceive and influence you:...

                                                            ACCORDING TO HOYLE
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                                                            Item #: 9780449911563 -

                                                              There are instructions, scoring and strategy for over 200 gamescard games, dice games, parlor games, word games, chess, checkers, backgammon. 272 pgs, 1970

                                                              ACCOUNTANTS TO GUIDE FRAUD DETECTION
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                                                                Designed to improve the auditors skills in discovering and controlling fraudulent activity, chapters include The Auditors Responsibility for Fraud Detection; Standard of Ethical Conduct; Internal Control; The Nature of Fraud ; Fraud Auditing Standards, Methodology and Classification; Case Studies; Computer Fraud. Avoids technical language and explains concepts in straightforward terms. 213 pgs, hardcover, 1992

                                                                ACE DEUCE: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A GAMBLING MAN
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                                                                  The theme for this book is a Tour de Noir of a gamblers life. Written in the third person, it describes the successes and eventual downfall of a young hustler.The book extensively describes gambling situations, cheating moves, scams against casinos, and casino methods of cheating players. Heretofore unpublished, and possibly unknown even to law enforcement, are the conspiracies and actions of notorious Nevada cheating crews. Gambling on golf, backgammon, gin rummy and poker, and methods...

                                                                  ACE IN THE HOLE POKER CHEATING
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                                                                    Subtitled "The 101 Most Asked Questions About Texas Hold'em and Poker Cheating". With a long history in casino surveillance, Joseph doesn't assume new players know all the terms, twists and turns of poker. In addition to defining a term, move or situation, he presents examples and illustrations to clarify them. He answers such questions as: How much does the house rake? What is a kill game? What is a string bet? What does pot committed mean? How can cards be marked? How safe are online games?...

                                                                    ACES AND KINGS
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                                                                    Item #: 9781932958607 -

                                                                      Through fascinating and intimate profiles, the authors reveal the ground-breaking strategies and outrageous lifestyles of the games most influential players, including Puggy Pearson, Stu Ungar, Phil Hellmuth, and Chris Ferguson. The authors take you through the evolution of modern poker from shady back rooms to the world of high-tech mainstream entertainment, including tales about legends and street-smart hustlers who stormed the poker rooms of Las Vegas in the 1960s. 281 pgs, paperback, 2006

                                                                      ACKERMAN ON CARD CONTROL: VOL 3 - DVD
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                                                                      Item #: 616043916729 -

                                                                        Ackerman shows how to do 42 different card control moves (sleights) and offers real-world moves handpicked from his own working repertoire. He guides you step-by-step through the moves, teaching you what he considers the most practical and deceptive moves and a number of professional card routines using these sleights. Not just for budding magicians, this is a useful DVD for those who want to know if they're being cheated by a person dealing cards.

                                                                        ACKERMAN ON FALSE COUNT: VOL 7-DVD
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                                                                          Ackerman shows how to do 36 different card control moves (sleights and switchouts) and 9 special card effects and offers real-world moves handpicked from his own working repertoire. He guides you step-by-step through the moves, teaching you what he considers the most practical and deceptive moves, illustrating a number of professional card routines using these sleights. A useful DVD for those who want to know if they're being cheated by a person dealing cards as it deals with moves such as...