The Gambler's Guide to the World

The Gambler's Guide to the World : The Insider Scoop from a Professional Player on Finding the Action, Beating the Odds, and Living It Up Around the Globe

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Jesse May has the Inside Scoop

On blackjack odds in Curaçao:
"Good enough to lay down everything and travel halfway around the world."

On the Super Bowl in Las Vegas:  
"For those in the know it has always taken place in Las Vegas."

On slots in Costa Rica:  
"If you really have to, why don't you just hire someone to shine a flashlight in your eyes and take your wallet."

And much more! Jesse May, an intrepid gambler, experienced poker pro, and critically acclaimed writer, has traveled across the country and around the world in search of the hottest gambling action. From sports betting in Costa Rica to high-stakes Vegas poker, from caviar and vodka in Moscow to funnel cakes and submarine sandwiches in Atlantic City, May has tried his hand and his luck at gambling and indulged in the good life across the globe. In The Gambler's Guide to the World, he blends an insightful travel guide with a lively travel narrative to create a totally unique guidebook to the choicest sites in the world.

The Gambler's Guide to the World also includes:

In-depth gambling advice for both novices and experienced players
A glossary of gambling terms
Helpful hints on tipping, fashion, etiquette, and more
Entertaining anecdotes from the gambling life
Loads of details on everything from Internet access to transportation
Totally up-front reviews of hotels, restaurants, clubs, and casinos
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Product details

  • Paperback | 307 pages
  • 139.7 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 635.03g
  • Random House Inc
  • BROADWAY BOOKS
  • English
  • 0767905520
  • 9780767905527

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