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It"s About Gambling Volume One

by Terry Terril
     
 

Here are a number of gambling facts no one Told you. Like why some people gamble and others don’t. The famous “Palace of Fortune” casino in Washington D.C. that opened in 1832 and was frequented by many members of congress? The details about the President who shot and killed a man in a dispute over a horse race. And the story of another… See more details below

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Here are a number of gambling facts no one Told you. Like why some people gamble and others don’t. The famous “Palace of Fortune” casino in Washington D.C. that opened in 1832 and was frequented by many members of congress? The details about the President who shot and killed a man in a dispute over a horse race. And the story of another President’s wife who held regular poker games in the White House. How and why New Orleans became the first great gambling city in the U.S. Why the Wild West was so wild; with gold, gambling and San Francisco setting the pace. Would it surprise you to know the first professional Black Jack player was a
woman? How gambling became a business and the government its partner?
This book will “smarten you up” about the early years of gambling.”

Volume One will fill in many historical gaps in your education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013514720
Publisher:
Terry Terril
Publication date:
11/25/2011
Series:
It's About Gambling , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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