Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students who Took Vegas for Millions

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Thorndike Press, 2002 - Games - 423 pages
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Looks at how a group of M.I.T. students employed simple math and complex disguises to win nearly $4 million at blackjack tables in Las Vegas.

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Ben Mezrich graduated magna cum laude from Harvard in 1991. He has published twelve books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Accidental Billionaires, which was adapted into the Academy Award-winning film The Social Network, and Bringing Down the House, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies in twelve languages and became the basis for the Kevin Spacey movie 21. Mezrich has also published the national bestsellers Sex on the Moon, Ugly Americans, Rigged, and Busting Vegas. He lives in Boston.

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