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The Biggest Game in Town

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4 out of 5
Based on 18 Ratings and 18 Reviews

Book Description

Al Alvarez touched down in Las Vegas one hot day in 1981, a dedicated amateur poker player but a stranger to the town and its crazy ways. For three mesmerizing weeks he witnessed some of the monster high-stakes games that could only have happened in Vegas and talked to the extraordinary characters who dominated them--road gamblers and local professionals who won and lost fortunes on a regular b... More

Book Information
PublisherPicador USA
BindingPaperback (13 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages192
ISBN-100312428421
ISBN-13978-0312428426
Publication Date02/03/2009
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About A. Alvarez (Author) : A. Alvarez is a published author. Published credits of A. Alvarez include Opium.(social history)(Brief Article)(Excerpt) : An article from: American Scholar, Tess of the D'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman (P... more
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