Casino Snob Book Club

December 2, 2011

Lost Vegas Book

lost_vegas_cover.jpgLiven up your next plane ride to Vegas with Lost Vegas: The Redneck Riviera, Existentialist Conversations with Strippers, and the World Series of Poker. How can you go wrong with a book that includes both strippers and poker in the title? Methinks you cannot.

Where else can you get a cheap steak, crash a Mexican wedding, get cold-decked in blackjack by a dealer named Dong, play video poker for thirteen straight hours, drink pina coladas out of a plastic coconut, bum a cigarette from an 85-year-old woman with an oxygen tank, speed away to the Spearmint Rhino in a free limo, get rubbed by a former Miss Teen USA, puke in the back of a cab driven by a retired Navy SEAL, snort cheap cocaine in the bathroom at O'Sheas, and then catch a lucky card on the river to crack pocket aces and win a poker tournament? Only in Las Vegas.
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October 7, 2011

Decide to Play Great Poker

decide_to_play_poker.jpgLearning how to play poker is tough enough for most people - most poker games are complex, and most players are so serious it can be tough for the casual enthusiast. Learning how to play poker well...that's even tougher. No book can teach you everything you need to know, but Decide to Play Great Poker: A Strategy Guide to No-limit Texas Hold Em takes a nice swing at it.

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June 24, 2011

Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas

casino_true_crime_book.jpgHey remember that movie Casino that came out like 15 years ago? Turns out it was based on a true story, and said story is apparently pretty damned interesting. Interesting enough that they reprinted the book about said true story a decade and a half after the movie came out. Hope the wait wasn't too hard on you if you wore out your other copy...

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January 20, 2011

Casino Craps: Shoot to Win!

casino_craps_shoot_win.jpgHey guess what? It turns out craps is more than just rolling some dice and losing money! Who knew?

This is the most comprehensive craps book ever written and the only book that gives you everything you need to know to get a real edge at this popular casino game - including the secrets behind the revolutionary 'Golden Touch' dice control technique. Beyond the physical aspect of throwing dice, this indispensable volume will also teach you the mental side of the game, helping you to develop the discipline needed to beat the house. "Casino Craps" also comes with a free instructional DVD featuring unedited footage of controlled shots from four of the world's best players, allowing you to see how theory can be turned into reality.
So...a golden throw technique is technically cheating, right?

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January 18, 2011

Poker Winners Are Different Book

poker_winners_are_different.jpgWhat does it take to win at poker? According to Poker Winners Are Different author Dr. Alan Schoonmaker, it takes more than knowing when to hold them and when to fold them. It takes the ability to manage risk and information, develop discipline, improve your decision making, focus on the right issues, control your reactions and the information you give others, and the ability to act decisively. If you're ready to win, pick up this book and see if old Schoonmaker really has what it takes to help you walk away a winner.

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November 8, 2010

The Little Black Book of Casino Games

little_black_book_casino_games.jpgIf you need a pocket reference for all kinds of casino games, you may want to check out the Little Black Book of Casino Games.

You have hit the jackpot with this ultimate quick gambling reference. The Smart Players Guide to Gambling boosts your odds of winning by giving you the skinny on house advantage and game protocol for a wealth of casino games. 160 pages; 4-1/4'' wide x 5-3/4'' high; concealed wire-o binding; book lies flat for ease of use; elastic band place holder.

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November 5, 2010

American Casino Guide 2011 Edition

american_casino_guide_2011.jpgIf you or someone you care about loves to be in the know about casinos, or if you're just planning a casino-friendly trip in 2011, check out The American Casino Guide 2011. The book provides money-saving, detailed information aimed at everyone from the casino newbie to the seasoned veteran. From casino/resorts to riverboats and Indian casinos in the U.S., get all the info you need on casino games including blackjack, craps, roulette, baccarat, slots and video poker machines.

The guide comes with more than $1,000 in casino coupons and plenty of tips on how to get the most for your money when visiting a casino by taking advantage of casino promotions and slot clubs. It even discloses the actual slot machine payback percentages for every state's casinos! A must for anyone planning a visit to a casino!For RV'ers the Guide notes which casinos have RV parks and the cost, also, denotes whether or not the casino will allow an RV to park overnight for free in the parking.
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October 30, 2010

Killer Roulette Book: Beat the Unbeatable

killer_roulette.jpgAre you intimidated by the roulette wheel, with its spinning and clacking, and its complex bidding system? Or maybe you just don't play because you think of roulette as an unbeatable game that's not worth it? Carl Sampson, author of Killer Roulette, begs to differ with you.

So, you thought that roulette could not be beaten? Well, you are not on your own because millions of people around the world share this view. However, roulette can be beaten and Warriors of the Wheel will show you how. This book relates the tales of daring and imaginative roulette players who have taken the casino industry for vast sums of money down the years.
Sounds like it might be time to give that old wheel of fourtune another chance.

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October 27, 2010

Casino Gambling for Dummies

casing_gambling_dummies.jpgCalm down, I'm not calling you a dummy. It's just that I know not everyone in the world knows how to play every game you find in a casino, nor does everyone understand casino etiquette and how to maximize their experience. So if you're off to the casinos and want to brush up - or want to subtly let a friend know they should do the same - pick up Casino Gambling for Dummies. From the back cover:

Discover how to
  • Understand the odds
  • Develop winning strategies
  • Avoid gimmicks and bad bets
  • Manage your money effectively
  • Gamble on the Internet
  • Deal with the IRS


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October 13, 2010

The Baccarat Battle Book

baccarat_battle_book.jpgWhen I was in Vegas this weekend, my friends and I were discussing Baccarat, completely baffled by the fact anyone would play it. From the outside it looked to us like it was no more complex or strategic than Casino War, and we came to the conclusion the game should be renamed "Flip, Flip, Lose."

I plan to order the Baccarat Battle Book myself, so I can understand the game better. After all, it was James Bond's central focus in Casino Royale (though they changed it to Hold 'Em in the movie) so it has to be more complex than flipping a coin. The book will tell you advanced play methods, card counting tips, and analyze over 40,000 decision scenarios for Baccarat. Read up and good luck at the tables!

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October 8, 2010

Blackjack For Blood: The Card-Counters' Bible and Complete Winning Guide

blackjack-for-blood.jpgI'm heading to Las Vegas this weekend, and blackjack is hands down my favorite table game in the casino. I love the fact you're not really competing against the other players, and that sense of camaraderie you can get with other players at the table, as long as you don't make any stupid moves.

I wish I'd known about Blackjack for Blood sooner. Err...not that I'd be counting cards if any of you casino-types are reading this - it just looks like it contains some great strategies for winning - as long as you're willing to put some time in. But what else are plane rides to Vegas for, other than boning up on your gaming skills?

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December 12, 2008

American Casino Guide: 2008 Edition

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This one has it all! The American Casino Guide taps into the huge casino-goers market by providing the money-saving, detailed information that is sought by the seasoned casino veteran as well as the first-time visitor. The guide is jam-packed with detailed information on every casino/resort, riverboat and Indian casino in the U.S.

Included are informative stories on all casino games including blackjack, craps, roulette, baccarat, slots and video poker machines - plus - detailed reports on which casinos offer the best games in every major gaming jurisdiction in the U.S.

The guide also comes with plenty of tips on how to get the most for your money when visiting a casino by taking advantage of casino promotions, slot clubs and funbooks. It even discloses the actual slot machine payback percentages for every state's casinos! A must for anyone planning a visit to a casino!

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December 5, 2008

How to Play Blackjack Professionally Part Time

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We're always looking for a way to get some $$$ part time and not lose our shirt. Blackjack Blueprint has high reviews and good praise from many of our readers.

From the first turn of the card to getting out of a foreign country with a suitcase full of cash, BLACKJACK BLUEPRINT is the most comprehensive book ever written on learning to play blackjack for profit. This book covers everything from basic strategy to counting cards, from maximizing potential going solo to playing on a blackjack team. Casino comps, tournaments, location play, shuffle tracking, playing in disguise, outwitting the eye in the sky, and other advantage-play techniques--it's all here. Best of all, the techniques you learn in BLACKJACK BLUEPRINT can be used part-time as a money-making hobby, just as author Rick Blaine has used them for years while pursuing a career in finance.

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November 21, 2008

How to Run Your Own Casino - Casino Operations

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Looking to run your own casino or get a job running one? This book tells you how to get the skills you'll need to run a casino.

Written by experts with over 65 years of combined experience in the field, this Second Edition offers all the critical skills and know-how to equip gaming and casino operators with the knowledge needed for the management office, cage operations, and table game and slot operations.

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