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Bringing down the house : the inside story of six MIT students who took Vegas for millions

Author: Ben Mezrich
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the story of how a notorious gang of MIT blackjack savants devised and received backing for a system for winning at the world's most sophisticated casinos, an endeavor that earned them more than three million dollars.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Mezrich
ISBN: 0743225708 9780743225700 9780743250849 0743250842
OCLC Number: 49891558
Description: vii, 257 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Boston, Present Day --
Boston, June 1994 --
Atlantic City, June 1994 --
Boston, September 1994 --
Boston, October 1994 --
Boston, October 1994 --
Las Vegas, Present Day --
Thirty Thousand Feet, November 1994 --
Las Vegas, November 1994 --
Weston, MA, Thanksgiving 1994 --
The Double Life, 1994-95 --
Chicago, May 1995 --
Boston, June 1995 --
Foxwoods Casino, Present Day --
July 1995 to October 1995 --
Boston, Halloween 1995 --
Boston, November 1995 --
Las Vegas, Present Day --
Las Vegas, Fall 1997 --
Boston, Fall 1997 --
Las Vegas, Present Day --
Boston, Valentine's Day 1998 --
Las Vegas, President's Day 1998 --
The Bayou: Shreveport, LA, 1998 --
Boston, Spring 1998 --
Boston, Spring 1998 --
Boston, Spring 1998 --
Boston, Spring 1998 --
Las Vegas, Memorial Day 1998 --
Boston, June 1998 --
Las Vegas, Hard Rock, Present Day --
How to Count Cards and Beat Vegas: An Essay by Kevin Lewis.
Responsibility: Ben Mezrich.
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An exclusive blackjack club came up with a system to take the world's most sophisticated casinos for all they were worth. In two years, this ring of card savants earned more than three million  Read more...

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Lorenzo Carcaterra Author of "Gangster" and "Street Boys"In this high-octane tale with rich, sharp dialogue bordering on Elmore Leonard turf, the plot races by at a Nascar pace and the characters on Read more...

 
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