I'M All In!: Lyle Berman and the Birth of the World Poker Tour

Overview

The story of Lyle Berman and the World Poker Tour-how he permanently changed the face of poker.

Lyle Berman, a one-of-a-kind combination of high-stakes poker maverick and entrepreneurial tycoon, shares the amazing tale of his life, a non-stop romp through the exciting and often perilous worlds of high-stakes gambling and business. Berman, who is a driving force
behind the poker phenomenon that has swept America and the world, shares a ...

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Overview

The story of Lyle Berman and the World Poker Tour-how he permanently changed the face of poker.

Lyle Berman, a one-of-a-kind combination of high-stakes poker maverick and entrepreneurial tycoon, shares the amazing tale of his life, a non-stop romp through the exciting and often perilous worlds of high-stakes gambling and business. Berman, who is a driving force
behind the poker phenomenon that has swept America and the world, shares a never-before-seen glimpse into the birth and early struggles of the World Poker Tour. This is a story that only Berman can tell. With colorful anecdotes and hard-won wisdom, I'M ALL IN sheds new light on the life and times of a man, a game, and a national phenomenon.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580421768
  • Publisher: Cardoza
  • Publication date: 11/28/2005
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

In the poker world, Lyle Berman is known for a legendary 50-year career that has brought him three World Series of Poker championship bracelets, induction into Binion's Poker Hall of Fame, and millions of dollars in winnings. In the business world, Berman is known as the entrepreneurial mastermind behind several highly successful businesses, including Lakes Entertainment, Inc.-a billion dollar enterprise-and the World Poker Tour.
Marvin Karlins, Ph.D., is the author of 21 books, ranging in subject from fiction and time-management to gambling and psychology. Karlins served as the Senior Editor for Gambling Times magazine for ten years and has been interviewed for numerous print and television features on gambling and the gaming industry.

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