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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, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Free Press paperback edView all editions and formats
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When M.I.T. student Kevin Lewis meets classmates Jason Fisher and Andre Martinez, he is intrigued. Although neither seems to have any real responsibilities, they always have plenty of cash. One evening, they tell Kevin why. Using card-tracking calculations, they have devised a way to beat blackjack. Once he learns the system, Kevin joins Jason and Andre at the casinos....
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Mezrich
ISBN: 0743225708 9780743225700 0743249992 9780743249997
OCLC Number: 53220540
Notes: Originally published: New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002.
Description: ix, 257 p. ; 22 cm.
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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