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  1.  A story of greed, deceit, greed, power, deception, and murder unfold between a strong mafia boss and a recently bankrupt casino as they compete over a casino empire. The stakes are high: not only do they must defeat each other to gain control of the casino that they both secretly own, but the results of the battle will have an impact on their business and their lives. When the tables start to turn, 1 man's life is changed forever. This book is a fast read with plenty of action.
  2.  "Joker Seven: The Making of America's Most Prosperous Casino" tells the story of James Bond's top casino-boss enemy, J in Strasser. This is the first Bond book I've read, but it was well worth the investment. Rich with details and great character development, this is the sort of book you will put down and pick up again to read afterwards, since it keeps you entertained from beginning to end. In short, this is a must-read for all fans of casino games and gaming machines.
  3.  James Bond is a master of the casino games and the game theory behind them. He places the scene in Mumblerock, Poland where he visits a world-renowned casino to win the biggest jackpot in history. The huge quantity of money involved, the speed where the jackpot can be won (at least for now), and also the fact that there are no real odds involved - these components combine to produce the area of casino games exciting and very attractive to fans of gaming systems and statistics. J ivin, however, is also a master at keeping competitors at bay, laying out his plan in detail to foil every probable gamblers' effort to foil his.
  4.  The plot centers around J in and his plans to take over Mumblerock. To do this, he needs to win the biggest slot machines in the world... and to do that he needs help from three daughters of the late Comrade Bob who owned the land that Mumblerock rests on, and one daughter that are absolutely mad about her mother's neglect of her. But the least of the problems for J in is the arrival of his old buddy from school Artie, who happens to be on the case also. Along the way, Artie comes to know some very important facts about the world of gambling... like how to spot a fantastic spot on the slot machines, the way to beat the odds, and how to win the big jackpots. In general, this book is a fun ride for casino and slot machine aficionados of all ages. A must-read for those looking for an entertaining casino action/apology yarn.
  5.  Another book that takes a look at casino games and their corresponding mechanics is The House Edge Solution by Steve Dent. The premise of the book is that while playing casino games, we human psychology allows us to perceive the game results as having"holes" in them - what Dent refers to as the"house advantage." Our analytical minds figure that if we could find an advantage - a better home edge - on any given spin of the wheel, then we're going to walk away with far more money than we came in with. This is not really such a new concept, though it's only recently caught on in the mainstream (and legitimate casino scene. And Steve Dent provides the explanation why this idea works...
  6.  After discussing the arbitrary number games in previous books, this one goes to the more popular casino games of blackjack, poker, slots, baccarat, and other table games. It touches on the various approaches people take to playing these games, including some very good examples of bluffing that are presented in detail. Also, learning how to read casino jargon and other strategies that casino sport players employ is covered.
  7.  In a book that talks about casino games and the house advantage, Steve Dent makes a strong case that using less house advantage, normally, when playing a game of poker will cause more money won for the casino. Together with the standard deviation for the standard error of chance, he calculates that the deviation from the expected value of casino money is really much worse than simply having no house edge at all. https://mt-hell.com/ So while he admits that some gamblers play with a small house advantage, he believes it's far better to have a far larger one. The issue is that most gamblers are not even aware of it. I would say that this book comprises the most complete analysis of standard deviation, but one could say that it is very useful for those that are already familiar with casino games.
  8.  This is an excellent short book that covers a good deal of casino gambling issues in a really short time. The information presented is accurate, detailed, intriguing, and easy to read. If you are a gamer, this is the book for you. And if you're an aspiring casino gambling player, you will find this helpful and enlightening.
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