"The Man with the $100, 000 Breasts" and Other Gambling Stories PDF ePub eBook

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A fearless gambler who got breast implants to win a $100,000 bet. A hard-core dice shooter who turned a borrowed stake of $10,000 into $17 million. A marketing genius who developed a line for selecting winners of NFL football games - and had his 4-year-old son make the picks. These are some of the characters that populate this collection of the renowned gambling writer's best magazine pieces. Konik, the long-time gambling columnist for Cigar Aficionado, ushers readers into the arena of risk and reward, introducing them to the subculture of high rollers, hustlers, professional card counters, horse handicappers, and poker champions. These stories take you to the final table of the World Series of Poker where a $1 million prize awaits the winner, to a secret golf course reserved for the biggest gamblers in Las Vegas, and to the inner sanctum of an international bookmaking operation. Konik profiles America's greatest golf hustler and most accomplished blackjack cheat. He reveals the best and worst games in the casino. And he shares some of his own hilarious attempts at achieving gambling nirvana. Entertaining and stylish, this book offers a literary look inside the world of gambling.

About Michael Konik

A former professional sports gambler and gaming columnist, Michael Konik has served as expert commentator on more than 100 televised poker broadcasts and penned several highly acclaimed books on gambling, including Telling Lies and Getting Paid, The Smart Money, and one of the Wall Street Journal's "Five Best Gambling Books of All Time" -- The Man With the $100,000 Breasts. Konik's writing has appeared in hundreds of newspapers and magazines on every continent, including the New York Times, Travel

Details Book

Author : Michael Konik
Publisher : Atlantic Books
Data Published : 10 October 1999
ISBN : 0929712722
EAN : 9780929712727
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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