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BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

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Thriller author Mezrich (Reaper, 1998, etc.) depicts a team of card-counting MIT students who live the Vegas high life for a while before getting caught and barred from all casinos everywhere ... Read full review

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As good as it gets.

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A book thrilling enough to turn its own pages. The book is the true story. The movie was basically fictional.

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This book is a good example of why I like non-fiction. What an intriguing story. If you weren't interested in BlackJack before reading this, you will be afterwards.

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Fascinating exploration of how a team of MIT students "beat the system" in Vegas. Ben Mezrich does an excellent job of researching what happened and sharing the story with his readers.

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User Review  - Betsy S. - Overstock.com

Enjoyed reading this book & learned some of the basic principles of playing. Read full review

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

User Review  - Sammi - Goodreads

This book appeals to the nonconformist in me, the part that laughs every time I realize I'm done with EOI's, the part that wants to get the heck out of high school and start living life. These kids ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Michael Casey - Goodreads

It would be hard to mess this story up. A bunch of genius college students run into Vegas, and beat the system. When a group of college kids comes in and makes clockwork of the biggest gambling ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kristin - Goodreads

I saw the movie based on this book over the weekend and remembered I had the book on my shelf. I thought both were good, but I liked the movie better for the way it got into the story about the MIT ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bird Brian - Goodreads

Nerds were never so cool! True story (well, as far as I know; some other reviewers have called this into question, and I cannot disprove them). An adventurous, and very brave group of MIT students ... Read full review

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