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Lay the Favourite A True Story about Playing to Win in the Gambling Underworld

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ISBN-10: 0099555395

ISBN-13: 9780099555391

Edition: 2011

Authors: Beth Raymer

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Beth Raymer came to Vegas to live the dream. instead she winds up waiting tables in a low-rent diner and living in a fleapit motel. Then she meets Dink, the King of Last Vegas sports betting. Dink introduces her to the testorsterone fuelled underworld of high stakes gambling a dog-eat-dog realm of grifters, and strippers, wise-guys and hardened cons. New to the game but with big ambitions, beth must get smart to get ahead. The real money is off-shore, where gambling regulations don't count. But nor do other rules. In the free-wheeling caribbean Beth discovers that the difference between winning big and losing everything comes down to how sharp you play.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Publication date: 6/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.16" wide x 7.76" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 0.418