From Publishers Weekly
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--AaronBrown, author of Red-Blooded Risk and The Poker Face of Wall Street
"This updatededition of Rollthe Bones is even moreindispensable than the original. Schwartz, a serious historian writing for allof us who love gambling (and even those who don't), has illuminated the historyof gambling like no one before. This is a comprehensive and compelling look atthe history of risk-taking, refocused on casinos, with a welcome perspective onthe longest losing streak the casino industry has seen yet."
-- JamesMcManus, author of PositivelyFifth Street
Praise forthe original edition
"A greatread for both the serious student of gambling history and the merely curious.This book will become the 'gold standard' of gambling history."
--CrandellAddington, championship poker legend
"More thanjust a history of gambling...this is a bountiful guide to the origins of dice,playing cards, and other gambling pastimes, filled as well with colorfulvignettes of the famous at their gaming."
--JosephMazur, author of What's Luck Got to DoWith It?
"A winninghand for the true student of gambling"