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Loaded Dice - The True Story of a Casino Cheat Hardcover – 1985

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Inscribed: "_______a charming and very pretty lady. I enjoy your music. Kindest regards John Soares" dated 3-1-87. (Signed by the author")

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  • Hardcover: 217 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor Publishing; 1st edition (1985)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0878334602
  • ISBN-13: 978-0878334605
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.3 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,293,561 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jessica Lux on August 29, 2005
Format: Hardcover
Other reviewers have questioned the credibility of Soares as an author. I found him cocky and sure of himself, but wouldn't you have to be, to scam mobsters running casinos out of thousands of dollars? Soares justifies his cheating because these were the days when the casino was just as happy to cheat the customer if need be, before heavy gaming regulations. In fact, he started his life in the casinos as a crooked dealer, employed by the casino to bring down a player's winning streak if necessary.

The tricks described herein relate to old reel-style machines and the days when you only had to fool the casino floorpeople, not the omnipresent "eye in the sky" video camera. Some of what Soares describes in his craps games could still be employed today, but it would be awfully risky.

This is a fun read, and it might be embellished, but I enjoyed the glimpse inside a lifetime's worth of scams nonetheless.
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