Fast Company: How Six Master Gamblers Defy the Odds - and Always Win

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Oldcastle Books, Limited, 2003 - Games - 239 pages
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Introduction by Nick Cohn. In this classic book, Jon Bradshaw follows six full-time gamblers who never lose, including three legendary poker players Johnny Moss, Pug Pearson and Titanic Thompson; tennis player Bobby Riggs; pool player Minnesota Fats and backgammon player Tim Holland. His evocation of ambience and his dramatic description of the games themselves are fascinating, but Bradshaw also deftly probes their minds and hearts as he attempts to define what makes some men winners and most men losers.

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User Review  - Jeff Clarke - Goodreads

Each individual profile is interesting, but follows the same flow, so it gets repetitive. Still an insightful look at the mindset of a gambler. Read full review

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User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

Not just about poker, but lots of good (old school) poker info here. Read full review

About the author (2003)

Nik Cohn is the author of six previous books, as well as two collaborations with the artist Guy Peellaert. He was born in London, raised in Northern Ireland, and now lives on Shelter Island, New York.

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