It's About Gambling Volume Three [NOOK Book]

Overview

“Gambling is inevitable. No matter what is said or done by advocates or opponent of gambling in all its various forms, it is an activity that is practiced, or tacitly endorsed, by a substantial majority of Americans.” U.S Gambling Commission 1976

The IAG series of books and CD’s is an impartial examination of the U.S. gambling
culture. This educational series is a non-bias examination of gambling games,
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It's About Gambling Volume Three

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Overview

“Gambling is inevitable. No matter what is said or done by advocates or opponent of gambling in all its various forms, it is an activity that is practiced, or tacitly endorsed, by a substantial majority of Americans.” U.S Gambling Commission 1976

The IAG series of books and CD’s is an impartial examination of the U.S. gambling
culture. This educational series is a non-bias examination of gambling games,
the people who gamble, and those who provide them the opportunities to
gamble. It offers an historical perspective on gambling and how it has played a part
in the development of the United States rich and exciting past. It analyzes how the
gamblers and the gambling proprietor’s all played a part in building some of the
countries’ most prestigious institutions, major cities, transportation routes, industrial
complexes and recreational facilities. It reveals facts and legends, as it explores the
economic and social impact gambling has on the communities who endorse its
offerings and those who don’t.

“It’s About Gambling Volume Three,” looks at the Gamblers and the Games.
Both of these areas have been studied by scientists, historians, and mathematicians for years. A large body of information has been compiled,
but few people know about the work, or how it relates to present day
gambling.

Volume Three is your chance to come out of the dark on this subject.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013515703
  • Publisher: Terry Terril
  • Publication date: 11/25/2011
  • Series: It's About Gambling, #3
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

TERRY TERRIL IS A FORMER SCHOOL TEACHER, COACH, SCHOOL PRINCIPAL, AND ADMINISTRATOR. HE HAS A MASTERS DEGREE IN EDUCATION FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA AND DID HIS UNDERGRADUATE WORK AT ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY.
ALONG THE WAY HE HAS ACCUMULATED OVER FIFTY FIVE YEARS OF GAMBLING EXPERIENCE. HE HAS PARTICIPATED IN GAMBLING GAMES AND CONTEST, LEGAL AND ILLEGAL, IN MOST OF THE CURRENT VENUES.
BEGINNING AT AN EARLY AGE TERRY PLAYED POKER AND BLACK JACK AT HOME WITH HIS FAMILY. LATER HE GRADUATING TO SPORTS BETTING AND SOON GAMBLING AT THE MEGA RESORTS IN VEGAS. SOME OF HIS AVENTURES IN CRAPS GAMES ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE LEGENDARY.
WHEN ATLANTIC CITY OPENED CASINOS’ IN 1978 TERRY WAS SOON THERE CHECKING OUT THE ACTION. HE HAS VISITED MOST OF THE GAMBLING BOATS IN THE MID-WEST AND THE SOUTH, FROM HISTORIC CHICAGO TO THE HEART OF NEW ORLEANS. A FEW OF HIS STORIES OF GAMBLING EXCURSIONS ON THE HIGH SEAS ARE DOCUMENTED IN THIS SERIES.
TERRY HAS PLAYED THE GAMES, BET WITH THE BOOKIES, AND WAGERED AT HORSE TRACKS FROM SANTA ANITA IN CALIFORNIA TO KEENLAND IN KENTUCKY. HE HAS WAGERED AT DOG TRACKS IN FLORIDA, AND JAI ALAI FRONTONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. HE ONCE PLAYED IN A HIGH STAKES BINGO GAME OFFERING OVER $200,000 TO THE WINNER.
TERRY PLAYED IN A TEXAS HOLD EM QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT WITH THE 2004 REIGNING WORLD TEXAS HOLD’EM CHAMPION, “THE FOSSILMAN,” GREG RAYMOR. HE’S SHOT CRAPS AT THE LEGIONARY BINIONS HORSE SHOE CASINO IN VEGAS, AT THE NEW HORSE SHOE CASINO IN TUNICA MISSISSIPPI. HE SPARRED WITH A BOXING CHAMPION, GOLFED WITH WORLD CHAMPIONS, HAS BEEN TO THE OLYMPICS, THE SUPER BOWL, AND THE INDY 500.
TERRY HAS HELD IN HIS HANDS THE HEISMAN TROPHY AND THE WORLD SERIES TROPHY AND RECORDED SIX HOLE-IN-ONE’S ON THE GOLF COURSES.
TERRY SAILED IN THE BERMUDIA TRANGLE, HAD AN ENCOUNTER WITH THE GREAT IGUANA SALES LADY OF MEXICO, INVESTED AND WORKED IN A GOLD MINE IN THE SERRIA NEVADA MOUNTIANS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, RISKING IT ALL IN EACH ADVENTURE.
HE AND HIS WIFE WERE MARRIED BY THE CAPTIAN OF THE SHIP DURING A GAMBLING CRUSE IN FLORIDA.
THIS SERIES OF BOOKS IS PRESENTED TO THE PUBLIC IN AN EFFORT TO INFORM THEM ABOUT GAMBLERS, GAMBLING PLACES, AND THE MANY “INS AND OUTS” OF THE GAMBLING GAMES.
THE HISTORY, THE PHYSICS, THE PSYCHOLOGHY, THE ECONOMICS, THE POLITICES, AND MUCH MORE IS MISSING FROM THE TEXT BOOKS WHEN IT COMES TO GAMBLING. THE STORY
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