When Barry Meadow decided to take two months off from his everyday life to play blackjack in every Nevada casino, he had no idea what he would find. Leaving behind his business, his fiancee, and his son, he set out on the road with a suitcase, a tape recorder, and $8, 000 on the trip of a lifetime.He ran into cowboys and Indians, suffered the Stardust curse, split 10s in Winnemucca, and learned more about real-world gambling than anyone should have to know.With wit and wisdom, Meadow takes you on an incredible journeyliterally, figuratively, even spirituallyall within the context of a professional blackjack player's remarkable way of life.Gambling lessons, life's lessons, Nevada geography lessonsthis one's got it all. One of the most highly acclaimed gambling books in the past half-decade.Since a single playera#39;s move affects the tablea#39;s results, Mr. Moron will occasionally send good cards into the dealera#39;s hand, thus ... Seems that the little guy decided to split his 10s, the result being that the dealer wound up making a hand on which she would have busted. ... by now casinos would realize that players prefer hand-held games to shoe gamesaita#39;s rare to find a casino where the shoe gamesanbsp;...
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