The only book that lays it on the line about dice, dice games, percentages, gambling, odds, crooked dice and those who use them. Scarne's most famous card trick was appropriately titled "Scarne's Aces". This book is mostly about craps, a folk game with a relatively clear origin in Hazard but no real chain of custody between its origin and the modern day. Your request to send this item has been completed.
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Scarne on dice
William rated it liked it Aug 26, Harold marked it as to-read Aug 31, Ad Infinitum Books Condition: Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Mostafa Rady marked it as to-read Aug 09, Military Service Publishing Published: Scagne jacket has a couple of short tears. Scarne's Guide to Casino Gambling. Remember me on this computer. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private.
Scarne On Dice by Scarne, John
Teeko quickly spread around the world. Scarne offered a challenge to blackjack card counters, but Scarne and the prospective participants were never able to agree upon the terms for the challenge. Articles were written about him in various magazines, and he was hired as a consultant or adviser by various companies, as well as by the US Army, which sent him to bases around the world in order to educate soldiers about the dangers of card and dice cheats.
Share your stories and reviews with other customers! Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Scarne recommends "a double rye with celery tonic, vodka with chili sauce", or something equally weird. Good hardcover in jacket jacket chipped and torn with rubbing; book has some spotting and wear, a tad musty.
Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Book Front end paper clipped at top corner. Scarne on Dice John Scarne David Sutherland marked it as to-read Scaene 08, Books Games Gambling Table Scarne on dice.
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Scarne on Dice by John Scarne
Has wear to the cover and pages. He has a convincing description of what it would take to run an underground gambling operation, down to a detailed payroll. This copy idce a signed and dated presentation from John Scarne, and eventually twenty five years later the recipint signed this book over to another Magical enthusiest.
Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Want to Read saving…. But he never made a profit on the game mainly due to water damage in the warehouse which eliminated the entire stock in one day.
Izz marked it as to-read Jan 06, This book was first published in Very clean hardcover military service edition. Check out these wonderful and insightful posts from our editors Browse Now.
High Rated Sellers Only Above 4 stars. Did I mention that he named his son after his board game?