Bringing Down the House

Bringing Down the House

The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

Book - 2002
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An exclusive blackjack club came up with a system to take the worldUs most sophisticated casinos for all they were worth. In two years, this ring of card savants earned more than three million dollars. Filled with tense action and incredibly close calls, this is a real-life adventure that could have stepped straight out of a Hollywood film.
Publisher: New York : Free Press : Distributed by Simon & Schuster, c2002.
ISBN: 9780743225700
Branch Call Number: 364.172 Mez
Characteristics: vii, 257 p. ; 24 cm.


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May 06, 2011

The retrospective format of the book robs it of dramatic tension. The raison d'ĂȘtre the characters give for their actions is sophistic. The execution of the plot is often clumsy, but there are moments in which one feels connected to the characters, especially the protagonist.


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