The world still recognizes the legendary John Scarne as the most authoritative expert on gambling who ever lived. Author of dozens of books on the subject, Scarne collected and distilled everything he knew in this, the most comprehensive book on gambling ever written. Since its publication in 1961 and subsequent new editions, Scarne's New Complete Guide to Gambling has been far and away the best-selling book of its kind.
As gambling consultant to several governments and many of the world's top casinos, Scarne knew the world of gambling from the inside out, with access to many of the most powerful figures and innermost secrets of gambling's fascinating and complicated world. He spices the volumes of gambling advice and inside tips contained here with many of the stories and personalities he knew in his fabulously successful life as a gambling expert, advocate and writer.
Every aspect of gambling at games of chance and skill is covered here: official rules; correct odds and house percentages; advice and instruction on playing strategy; explanations of swindling methods and how to detect them. And every game and sporting event involving betting of any kind is reviewed, explained, analyzed.
More than 100 million Americans gamble at one time or another during any given year. Now, more than ever, this is the one ebook they'll need to become consistent winners in their chosen game.
John Scarne, now deceased, was recognized during his lifetime as the world's foremost expert on gambling. His knowledge and spirit live on in the many books he wrote, including Scarne's Guide to Modern Poker, The Odds Against Me, Scarne on Dice, and many others.
1974; 871 pages.
word count: 348532 which is equivalent to 1394 standard pages of text