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Bringing down the house : the inside story of six MIT students who took Vegas for millions / Ben Mezrich.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780743249997
  • ISBN: 0743249992
  • Physical Description: ix, 257 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Atria paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Paperback, 2014.

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Originally published: New York : Free Press, 2002.
Formatted Contents Note:
Boston, present day -- Boston, June 1994 -- Atlantic City, June 1994 -- Boston, September 1994 -- Boston, October 1994 -- Las Vegas, present day -- Thirty thousand feet, November 1994 -- Las Vegas, November 1994 -- Weston, MA, Thanksgiving 1994 -- The double life, 1994-95 -- Chicago, May 1995 -- Boston, June 1995 -- Foxwoods Casino, present day -- July 1995 to October 1995 -- Boston, Halloween 1995 -- Boston, November 1995 -- Las Vegas, present day -- Las Vegas, fall 1997 -- Boston, fall 1997 -- Las Vegas, present day -- Boston, Valentine's Day 1998 -- Las Vegas, President's Day 1998 -- The Bayou, Shreveport, LA, 1998 -- Boston, Spring 1998 -- Las Vegas, Memorial Day 1998 -- Boston, June 1998 -- Las Vegas, Hard Rock, present day -- How to count cards and beat Vegas / an essay by Kevin Lewis.
Summary, etc.:
Recounts the story of how a notorious gang of MIT blackjack savants devised and received backing for a system for winning at the world's most sophisticated casinos, an endeavor that earned them more than three million dollars.
Subject: Cardsharping.
Gambling > Nevada > Las Vegas.
Gamblers > Massachusetts > Cambridge > Biography.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology > Students > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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