'I was thrown out of my first casino in spring of 2000. In the years since then I've kept playing and kept winning, in wigs, under aliases, from behind fake glasses. I've been chased across casino floors; followed outdoors by crazed goons with drawn weapons; pursued in a car at high speeds; and, placed wrongfully under arrest. Casinos continue to provide my entire income, along with free rooms, Champagne, and, most important, a mission in life. The heat, this business of getting thrown out, hasn't kept me away from the action at all; it's the very force that keeps me coming back'. "Repeat Until Rich" is the hotly awaited true adventure of how an average Joe in a dead-end spreadsheet job took to the road as a member of a blackjack card-counting gang taking millions of dollars from casinos across the US. Josh was an Ivy League graduate who grudgingly started a regular life before a chance meeting at a party changed his life forever. This is a brilliantly written memoir first and gambling book second - a universal tale of an everyday guy's unexpected exit into a mysterious and dangerous underworld from which there's no going back.
It is a story about finding meaning in a crazed ongoing battle far from the dull and comfortable confines of the 9 to 5 world.
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Author Biography - Josh Axelrad
Josh Axelrad is a professional blackjack player. He has won hundreds of thousands of dollars from casinos. A native of southern California and a philosophy graduate from Columbia University, Josh currently resides in New York. When he's not on the road, he broadcasts for NPR and writes for the Moon City Review.