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These stories, although fictional, are often based on real life characters or real life events. If you are a gambler through and through, you will get a lot of pleasure out of reading them. Often they hold a kernel of truth which will ultimately make you a better gambler, too.

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Jack Pots: stories of the great American game

Eugene Edwards

Jack Pots: stories of the great American game by Eugene EdwardsThis is a collection of wonderful poker stories, some obviously pure fiction, some based on true facts, at least some of the actors are historical figures that did indeed exist. It reveals a good amount of how card sharps plied their trade, and illustrates many of the local differences in playing draw poker.
  • CHAPTER I
      What Is Poker Its Origin, And Why We Like It
  • CHAPTER II
    • The Early Days Of Poker
    • Steamboat Games
    • A Mammoth Raise
    • Bowie's Good Deed
  • CHAPTER III
    • Poker In Washington
    • A Story Of Henry Clay
    • Cabinet Players
    • Mahone's Rule
    • When Reed Was Called
  • CHAPTER IV
      ...
2017 / 10 / 30
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Great Gambling Stories

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Great Gambling Stories by variousIf you love gambling and everything associated with it, or if you love reading about gambling you will cherish these stories, which are some of the greatest gambling stories ever told.

The Queen of Spades by Aleksandr Pushkin
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain
The Gambler by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Rocking-Horse Winner by D. H. Lawrence

Although these stories were not written with the intent to make you a better gambler, I firmly believe that indirectly they will. They will cause you to reflect on the psychology of gambling and its peculiar characters which...
2006 / 2 / 20
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