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1,000 International Casinos Listed in Wiesenberg’s Ultimate Casino Guide

Shane Smith December 14, 2013 0

Michael Wiesenberg’s Ultimate Casino Guide: (1,000 Great Casinos from America, Canada and Around the World (736 pages, paperbound, $14.95) is a handy guide for those who want to travel and play or just want

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Blackbelt in Blackjack

Blackbelt in Blackjack

Shane Smith March 2, 2013 0

If you’re a serious blackjack player, or even new to the game, then you should consider Blackbelt in Blackjack by Arnold Snyder published by Cardoza Publishing. This book offers a complete course tailored at

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The Basics of Roulette

The Basics of Roulette

Shane Smith January 11, 2013 0

The Basics of Roulette Roulette is played with a circular wheel containing 36 numbers from 1 to 36 (plus the zeros) and a betting layout where players can place their wagers. The Play of

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Poker’s Greatest Moments Memorialized in Super Book

Poker’s Greatest Moments Memorialized in Super Book

Shane Smith November 10, 2012 0

Mark Rogers loves poker. You can see it in his writing and his book says it all. Titled 52 Greatest Moments-(The) World Series of Poker (157 pages, hard bound, $39.95), this tribute to the

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Negreanu’s Wisdom a Winner; Math of Poker Super, Advanced

Negreanu’s Wisdom a Winner; Math of Poker Super, Advanced

Shane Smith November 10, 2012 0

Like two back-to-back clutch homers in baseball, a duo of fresh poker titles arrive at year’s end, so make way on your bookshelves for Hold’em Wisdom For All Players by Daniel Negreanu (166 pages,

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Rules of Poker Book Review

Shane Smith November 10, 2012 0

In the old days, back in the 1870s when Wyatt Earp and Wild Bill Hickok were at the poker table and a dispute broke out, a six-gun more often than not decided who was

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Ten great gambling-related books for holiday gifts

Shane Smith November 10, 2012 0

If you’re in doubt about a holiday gift for a friend, relative or business acquaintance who has and interest in gaming, here are some suggestions that will win you much gratitude. The Stardust of

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New Houdini bio; Football handicap book fresh new titles

Shane Smith November 10, 2012 0

Fans of the great Houdini and those fascinated by magic should have a ball with the newest biography of the great magician. Houdini died 80 years ago but his legacy is such that his

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Konik’s Smart Money Focuses on Gigantic Sports Betting Group

Shane Smith November 10, 2012 0

Michael Konik might have been best known for two previous books related to gambling–“The Man With the $100,000 Breasts and Telling Lies and Getting Paid”. He could have been recognized more for the fact

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Read ‘Em and Reap; Chan’s Cash Games Book — Double Dynamite

Shane Smith November 10, 2012 0

Two powerful new titles for poker players have arrived at Gambler’s Book Club, each covering an area rarely discussed but badly needed. Joe Navarro, a retired FBI agent here applies his skills to teach

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