American Roulette: How I Turned the Odds Upside Down--My Wild Twenty-Five Year Ride Ripping Off the World's Casinos available on December 10 2015 from Buy for 20.53
American Roulette: How I Turned the Odds Upside Down---My Wild Twenty-Five-Year Ride Ripping Off the World's Casinos available on November 14 2014 from Amazon for 4.93
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ISBN bar code 9780312291396 ξ1 registered February 04 2015
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The true story of a twenty-five year career spent ripping off the world's casinos--in the spirit of Catch Me If You Can. American Roulette affords readers a never-before-seen view of the culture of gambling. This insider story is a window into the hidden world, intriguing personalities, and tense situations encountered by Richard Marcus as he, along with several of the world's greatest casino cheaters, travel to Las Vegas, London, and Monte Carlo pilfering large sums of money by performing sleight-of-hand magic tricks with gaming chips. American Roulette will fascinate not only those who casino-gamble, but everyone with a little larceny in their heart.
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American Roulette is a fascinating read. As a fan of true crime/adventure stories like Ben Mezrich's recent bestseller Bringing Down The House and Frank Abagnale's Catch Me If You Can, I was eager to pick up American Roulette as soon as I heard about it.The true story of Richard Marcus' 25 year career as a casino cheater, American Roulette presents itself in a straightforward manner, similar to Frank Abagnale or Nicholas Pileggi, rather than Mezrich (a former novelsit, who, although entertaining, seems to ..
This book tells the author's story of how he lost everything he had gambling, took a crappy job as shill--promoted to baccarat dealer--at the Four Queens in Las Vegas, and then had the opportunity to join a group of gambling cheaters and thieves. The cheating moves described in the book are mostly "pastposting"--placing high bets after the outcome is known by swapping in a new stack of chips for the ones previously bet. The trick is that high-value chips are concealed underneath low-value chips, and the che..
First of all, I must confess that I know next to nothing about gambling. I don't know the rules of any card games, and the intricacies of games such as roulette and keno are lost upon me. My experience in casinos is limited to dropping a quarter into a slot machine and pulling a lever, and that is just for grins and giggles. Accordingly, AMERICAN ROULETTE qualifies for me as a great book, given that it deals with a topic that I know very little about and makes it the subject of fascinating and compelling re..