its a repeat of whale hunting in the desert only with poker. maybe a less glamerous overviewPublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is more a chronicle of drug use than commentary on Las Vegas. I purchased this not familiar with the author's blog and without any research, so I suppose it is my fault for... Read morePublished 8 months ago by CBK
Ok, read. Lot of drug/addiction stuff and there wasn't that much depth on the poker. Writer seemed full of himself at times in both story and writing.Published 13 months ago by Kendra Stallings
Book was very good. Found myself carrying it everywhere with me for a two-day period. If we needed to go get milk at the store, I would read two or three pages on the five minute... Read morePublished 14 months ago by John R Lysowski
Having journeyed to the WSOP every year since the Moneymaker boom started it all, this book provides a lurid behind the scenes view of the game, the town and the people behind it. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Blakely F. Bundy
Thought I was getting into a Poker memoir but turns out it's just this website blogger's experiences covering the WSOP over a span of 5-7 years or so. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Sean J Twyford
The author turns some neat gonzo journalism phrases, I'll give him that, but fails to measure up to the original "Uncle Duke". Read morePublished on March 2, 2013 by Dan
Thought it was an excellent book on Las Vegas and the world of professional poker.
Loved the opening section of the book the most, where Pauly talks about the characters... Read more
Great stories by a writer embedded as a reporter for several years at the World Series of Poker. The stories are less about the actual poker tournament and more about the real,... Read morePublished on November 27, 2012 by Michael M.