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Straight flush : the college kids who dealt their way to a billion-dollar online poker empire - and how it all came crashing down

Author: Ben Mezrich
Publisher: London : William Heinemann, 2013.
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Follows a group of hard-partying frat brothers who turned a weekly poker game in the basement of a local Missoula bar into one of the largest online poker companies in the world - and who became fugitives on the run after the Feds shut down their operation.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Mezrich
ISBN: 9780434022649 0434022640 9780434022496 0434022497 9780099559146 0099559145
OCLC Number: 849861159
Description: 286 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Ben Mezrich.

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Tells 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.  Read more...

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