Lay the Favourite by Beth Raymer
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Lay the Favourite
By Beth Raymer

Lay the Favourite

A True Story About Playing to Win in the Gambling Underworld

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Lay the Favourite by Beth Raymer

Book Description

The Lucky Charm. The Sure Thing. The Long Shot. The Jinx. Beth Raymer came to Vegas to live the dream. Instead she winds up waiting tables in a low-rent diner and living in a fleapit motel. Then she meets Dink, the King of Last Vegas sports betting. Dink introduces her to the testorsterone fuelled underworld of high stakes gambling a dog-eat-dog realm of grifters, and strippers, wise-guys and hardened cons. New to the game but with big ambitions, Beth must get smart to get ahead. The real money is off-shore, where gambling regulations don't count. But nor do other rules. In the free-wheeling caribbean Beth discovers that the difference between winning big and losing everything comes down to how sharp you play.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099555391
ISBN-10: 0099555395
Classification: Memoirs , Gambling: theories & methods
Format: Paperback (198mm x 129mm x 15mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage
Publish Date: 21-Jun-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Beth Raymer

Beth Raymer lives in New York City. Lay the Favourite is her first book.

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