Gambling Wizards: Conversations with the World's Greatest Gamblers

Gambling Wizards: Conversations with the World's Greatest Gamblers

by Richard W. Munchkin


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Can you imagine betting a million dollars on a football game or winning seven million on a single horse race? Can you even fathom what it would be like to be the resident backgammon player at the Playboy Mansion or to win the World Series of Poker -- twice? How would you react if a gun-wielding casino owner demanded back the money that you won playing blackjack in his casino?

It's all in a day's work for the gamblers in this book.

Billy Walters--sports bettor
Chip Reese--poker player
Tommy Hyland--blackjack card counter
Mike Svobodny--backgammon player
Stan Tomchin--sports bettor
Cathy Hulbert--blackjack/poker player
Alan Woods--horse bettor
Doyle Brunson--poker player

It isn't luck. Collectively, they've won hundreds of millions of dollars playing the games most people consider unbeatable. Discover what it really takes to become a master gambler.

Gambling Wizards delves deeply into the lives and minds of some of the most successful professional gamblers of all time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780929712055
Publisher: Huntington Press
Publication date: 11/01/2002
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Richard W. Munchkin is a writer, producer, and director of film and television. He lives in Santa Clarita, CA, with his wife Nelia and sons Nicholas and Alexander. Richard has been fascinated with gambling since childhood, and had a winning trip to Las Vegas once in 1987.

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