The Biggest Game in Town (Google eBook)
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 basis.
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Review: The Biggest Game in TownUser Review - Goodreads
Wow, what a book! An account of the 1981 World Series of poker, focusing on the personalities and strange sub-culture of the high-stakes professional gambling circuit. Read full review
Review: The Biggest Game in TownUser Review - Scott - Goodreads
Decent book, a good look into poker players and the game even with it being from the 80's i feel a lot of information applies still in todays poker world, pretty quick read Read full review