Dirty Poker

Dirty Poker

by Richard Marcus
     
 

Do you: Ever wonder if you have been cheated at poker? Have any idea how much it goes on? Know about collusion, sleight-of-hand, marked cards and chip dumping? Cheating in poker is more common than people care to believe. Although most cheating occurs in private games that do not follow strict gaming procedures, it is also common in regulated card rooms, casinos… See more details below

Overview

Do you: Ever wonder if you have been cheated at poker? Have any idea how much it goes on? Know about collusion, sleight-of-hand, marked cards and chip dumping? Cheating in poker is more common than people care to believe. Although most cheating occurs in private games that do not follow strict gaming procedures, it is also common in regulated card rooms, casinos and even online. There are many ways to cheat, some subtle, some not so subtle. Richard Marcus knows about them all. Ten years ago poker was a minority interest. The advent of online play has changed all that - poker is now big business. Millions of players play every day, both live and online. If you are one of them you will want to ensure that the games you play in are clean. This book will tell you how cheaters operate, what methods they use and how to spot them. Table of Contents: Introduction: “Why this book?” Chapter One: “Poker cheating: It’s been going on for ages and not about to stop.” Chapter Two: “The underworld of legal casino poker.” Chapter Three: “It happens here, there, everywhere.” Chapter Four: “Underneath the tournament tables.” Chapter Five: “The Underworld Series of Poker.”The granddaddy of crooked tournament play. Chapter Six: “Crooked Fingers in World Series Ring Games.” Chapter Seven: “Online-Oncrime.” Chapter Eight: “For those of you who play at home.” Beware of best friends who are your poker night enemies. Chapter Nine: “The top ten poker scams of all time.” Chapter Ten: “Where will it go from here.”

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780955169700
Publisher:
Continental Enterprises Group, Incorporated (CEG)
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,257,478
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Marcus has spent a lifetime cheating casinos at roulette, blackjack, craps and poker. He catalogued his exploits in his remarkable book American Roulette which gave readers a rare glimpse into the underworld of casino cheats. He has been profiled on the History Channel's Breaking Vegas series as the ultimate casino cheat. He is the ultimate poker cheat and has now produced the definitive study of cheating at poker.

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