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The professor, the banker, and the suicide king : inside the richest poker game of all time

Author: Michael Craig
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the events of the 2001 Bellagio Hotel and Casino poker game in an account that describes the strategies employed by game newcomer Andy Beal and his challenge to some of the world's top players.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: Andy Beal; Andy Beal
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Craig
ISBN: 0446577693 9780446577694 9780446694971 0446694975
OCLC Number: 57316628
Description: 282 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. The live one : Ch. 1. Flipping pennies --
Ch. 2. Heads up --
Ch. 3. The Thursday game --
Ch. 4. The poker conjecture --
Ch. 5. Picture day --
Ch. 6. The last lesson of Professor Backwards. Part 2. Action : Ch. 7. Gone --
Ch. 8. Jennifer Harman's wake up call --
Ch. 9. A lawyer, not a gambler --
Ch. 10. The big game --
Ch. 11. The next best thing.
Responsibility: Michael Craig.
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* In the bestselling tradition of Bringing Down the House and Positively Fifth Street comes an insider's look at the high rolling world of poker and the richest game ever played  Read more...

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