Amarillo Slim in a World Full of Fat People: The Memoir of the Greatest Gambler Who Ever Lived
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BeschreibungHe has won $300,000 from Willie Nelson playing dominoes and $2 million from Larry King playing poker. He has shuffled, dealt, and bluffed Presidents Richard Nixon and Lyndon. He beat Minnesota Fats at pool with a broom, Bobby Riggs at table tennis with a skillet, and Evel Knievel at golf with a carpenter's hammer. Amarillo Slim Preston has gambles with 'em all, and left most of them wishing they hadn't. The memoir of a living American icon, Amarillo Slim in a World Full of Fat People is the story of life as a Texas road gambler, the evolution of the World Series of Poker, and how Las Vegas went from a small town controlled by the mob tp the fastest-growing city in America.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2005
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten