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Straight Flush

Author : Ben Mezrich
ISBN : 9781448164608
Genre : True Crime
File Size : 55.24 MB
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Straight Flush is the true story of a group of University of Montana frat brothers who turned a weekly poker game in the basement of a local bar into one of the largest online poker companies in the world. At its height, the group's online empire was bringing in revenues of over a million dollars a day. The industry they launched grew so huge so fast, and in such a grey area of US and international law, at first it was never really clear whether their actions were legal or criminal. From setting up their operations in Costa Rica, to their efforts at building a veil of legitimacy in Vancouver; from embracing a hedonistic lifestyle of girls, drugs and money to becoming some of the richest people in the world; from engaging in operations against their competitors that sometimes escalated into near all-out wars to the legal battles that finally resulted in one of them heading to prison and another living life on the run – Straight Flush is an exclusive look behind the headlines of one of the biggest stories of the past decade.
Category: True Crime

Mensa Guide To Casino Gambling

Author : Andrew Brisman
ISBN : 1402713002
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 31.96 MB
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“The runaway winner as the best overall gambling encyclopedia written in the past 20 years.”—Detroit Free Press Walk away from every casino a winner! Take it from Mensa, the society for people with high IQs: you don’t have to be a genius to triumph at the tables. Here’s the inside line on the games and bets that give the best advantage. Do you know whether to split a pair of aces in blackjack, which slot machines carry the worst payback for the player, and why losses are more significant at video than “live” keno? Beat the bank by understanding all this and more, including odds and probability, the “house edge,” money management, and gambling psychology. The chips will just pile up. The author lives in New York, NY.
Category: Games & Activities

Straight Flush

Author : Mike Abbott
ISBN : 1291860789
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 72.88 MB
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Tragedy struck Jake Tordale when his wife was taken from him in a freak car accident. In his devastation he decided to take early retirement and expand his interest in his hobby of photography. His long-time employer Jon was extremely generous in his leaving present, and Jake booked a number of short holidays visiting various destinations enjoyed with his late wife. This culminated in a visit to Kefalonia where he was witness to a cold blooded murder. He encountered a past friend who was a double agent and killer, Anna a CIA agent who recruited him and knew his late brother. His adventures take him to Singapore and Australia, where he meets the beautiful Orchid an undercover Narcotics Officer. He falls in love twice, is left for dead twice, but finally prevails over his arch enemy Tom Gregory who attempts to blackmail the world with contaminated water supplies
Category: Fiction

Let It Ride Beyond The Basics

Author : Dew Mason
ISBN : 9781580424356
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 77.20 MB
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Since its introduction in 1993, Let it Ride has spread rapidly and is now the most popular table game behind blackjack and craps. Let it Ride is essentially a five-card stud poker with the fun option that allows players not only to pull back bets if they don't like their cards, but to win very large jackpots if they get a big hand. Mason shows players the secrets of top percentage play, three- and four-card playing strategies, plus the advanced strategies that show you how to do better than the generally accepted odds. Lots of practical examples make learning easy and fun. 112 pages
Category: Games & Activities

Everything Casino Poker

Author : Frank Scoblete
ISBN : 9781623684266
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 52.71 MB
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Aiding the average poker player to obtain above average results at the casino, this guide to some of the hottest games in poker goes beyond teaching the game itself for intelligent and direct strategies on how to win. In "Everything Casino Poker," acclaimed gambling expert Frank Scoblete looks at popular casino poker games--including video poker, Texas Hold'em, Omaha Hi-Lo, and Pai Gow--and analyzes ways to gain an edge to beat the house. Thoroughly examining the rules of each variant of poker and the statistics and strategies that surround them, the guide provides a solid foundation that will better the player's performance and experience, regardless of time spent at the casino tables.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Superior Texas Hold Em

Author : Dave Erickson
ISBN : 9780993819704
Genre : Games
File Size : 66.14 MB
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This is a complete, comprehensive Texas Hold'em book. It is far, far more analytical of the subtleties of a specific form of Poker, Texas Hold'em than the usual poker books. It doesn't just claim you can win at poker, it provides the skills needed to dominate the game. Any table, any opponent. Pros don't play with a game plan, they understand the game better than amateurs. Reading this book is like playing 500,000 hands of Texas Hold'em because it explains it all. Well worth the investment at ten times the price. Read and profit from it. NOTE: There was a card corruption in the latest version with the new custom cards (the ones with skulls) in the PDF starting at page 60ish. It did not raise alarms when uploaded. I'm sorry Google didn't catch it and neither did I. If you paid for a pdf book with corrupted cards please show me your receipt and I will personally send you one with the old cards until I can get the latest SNAFU corrected. The current PDF has the old cards. You can get the epub version, which works on lean pub but for some reason Google won't approve, elsewhere... NOTE2: I resolved the problem no help from Google. The current version has correct cards. ISBN: 9780993819704
Category: Games

Basics Of Winning Video Poker

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ISBN : 9781580424165
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 39.18 MB
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You will learn the basics of play, and how to find the machines and casinos with the most frequent and largest payoffs. Also includes insider advice on how to avoid losing machines, how to find the most profitable machines, plus a glossary and money management advice. 64 pages
Category: Games & Activities

Powerful Profits From Poker

Author : Victor H Royer
ISBN : 9780818407772
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 40.75 MB
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Learn When To Hold 'Em And When To Fold 'Em. . . Poker has never been hotter, with the World Series of Poker and celebrity tournaments flooding television screens and online poker rooms drawing millions of visitors every month. While the basic rules of poker are fairly simple, learning how to win can be a challenging—and potentially expensive—experience for novice players. Updated with the latest information, this essential guide from renowned casino insider Victor H. Royer reveals what it takes to more consistently profit from real-life situations. Here you'll find practical, easy-to-apply lessons to help achieve better, more consistent results when playing at the casino, in a local tournament, online, or just in a casual Friday night game with friends: An easy-to-use odds chart for starting hands Rules and techniques for Texas Hold'Em, stud poker, Omaha Hi-Lo, and others The lowdown on low- and middle-limit cash games How to play in tournaments both small and large The ins and outs of playing online The newest poker games, including Badugi, Badacey, mixed games like H.O.R.S.E., and more! A smart player is a strong player—let Powerful Profits from Poker put you on the winning path.
Category: Games & Activities

Pot Limit Omaha Poker

Author : Jeff Hwang
ISBN : 0818407530
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 26.39 MB
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Are You Ready For The Next Wave Of Poker? If you've never tried Pot-Limit Omaha, you're missing out on the most exciting, most lucrative cash game around. Omaha has long been the most popular form of poker in Europe, and now it's spreading like wildfire throughout North America. The reason is simple: Omaha offers more action and bigger pots than Texas Hold'em. Isn't it time you got in on it? Whether you're a cash-game professional or poker hobbyist--and whether you play live or online--this book will arm you with a winning big-play strategy that's easy to master even if you've never played Omaha before. You'll discover the subtle distinctions that set Omaha above other games. Key topics include: • The Big Play Objectives • The Power of the Big Draw • Straight Draws and Starting Hand Construction • Playing the Position Game • Limit Omaha Hi/Lo and Pot-Limit Omaha Hi/Lo Complete with practice situations and hand quizzes, this is the most comprehensive Omaha book available--and the only one you'll ever need. Jeff Hwang is a semi-professional poker player and an investment analyst who regularly writes about the gaming industry for the Motley Fool, a well known website about stocks and investing. A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis with a B.S./B.A. in both finance and management, Jeff has been an advantage player since 1999, when he took an interest in blackjack. After he graduated college, Jeff picked up poker, and he has been playing semi-professionally ever since. His regular lineup includes Pot-Limit Omaha and Omaha Hi/Lo, with the occasional No-Limit Hold'em game. The material in this book is the result of playing various Omaha games nearly exclusively for over eighteen months, both live and online. Jeff lives in St. Louis eight months of the year and spends time in Fort Lauderdale, Washington, D.C., and on the road the rest.
Category: Games & Activities

Written In Blood

Author : Mike Silverman
ISBN : 9781448167425
Genre : True Crime
File Size : 84.24 MB
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As one of the UK’s leading forensic scientists, Mike Silverman has helped to identify and convict dozens of murderers, rapists, armed robbers, burglars and muggers, thanks to the evidence they – or their victims – unwittingly left behind at the scenes of their crimes. Mike Silverman started his career in the days when fingerprints were still kept on card files and DNA profiling was just a pipe dream, so Written in Blood is more than just a casebook – it is also a definitive history of the development of forensic science over the course of the past thirty-five years. From collecting blood samples at gangland executions to investigating forensic science failings, including in the murders of Rachel Nickell and Damilola Taylor, Mike Silverman’s unique career provides a fascinating insight into the ways forensic science is used to help solve real-life crimes. Packed with genuine crime scene photographs and original sketches, Written in Blood is the ultimate insider’s account of the fascinating world of forensic science.
Category: True Crime