From "Casablanca" to "The Hustler," from "Moby Dick" to "How I
Made $1,000,000 Playing Poker," these widely varied musings address
the entire range of human emotion--the highs of excitement of the
"juice" down to the depths of despair of losing. Covered here are
gaming's universality and history, superstition and luck, players
and places, and also every game, from the lowliest back-alley crap
shoot to the highest-stakes poker contest and everything in
You'll find quotable phrases from luminaries like Plato and Tom
Wolfe, along with the hard-scrabble advice of Minnesota Fats and
Nick the Greek, and humor and pith from the likes of Woody Allen,
Charles Bukowski, David Mamet, Groucho Marx, Hunter S. Thompson,
and many, many more
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