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Positively Fifth Street : murderers, cheetahs, and Binion's World Series of Poker

Author: James McManus
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A chronicle of life in Las Vegas investigates the murder of poker player Ted Binion, revealing a secret world of kinky sex, black magic, and science lurking at the heart of gambling's World Series of Poker.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James McManus
ISBN: 0374236488 9780374236489
OCLC Number: 50622372
Description: 422 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The end --
Dead money --
Family, career, even life --
Black magic --
Urge overkill --
The poker of science --
Nobody said anything --
Chicks with decks --
Death in the afternoon --
Book-learned --
On the bubble --
Song for two Jims --
Tension-discharge --
The last supper --
Either way --
Zombies is bawth of 'em --
Tons and tons of luck --
Poker terminology --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: James McManus.
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A chronicle of life in Las Vegas investigates the murder of poker player Ted Binion, revealing a secret world of kinky sex, black magic, and science lurking at the heart of gambling's World Series of Poker.

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