From classic gambling resources to the entertaining fun stories of casinos, history and gambling, you can find all sorts of books for every gambler’s taste and interest. Check out this article from CasinoSmash The Best Gambling Books Ever Written for ideas.
Yes, buy a book! How about the audio version! Those of us who visit the casino like to read and/or listen to resources about the latest news, the history, the stories, tips and facts.
Here are six books of the latest books covering a wide array of topics and are available in different formats. Consider these for your Christmas List:
The Outsiders Guide to Las Vegas by Tim Dressen – advice, hints, and unfiltered opinions packed with useful information, entertaining perspectives, and more than a few off-the-rails rants. An unapologetic Las Vegas outsider, author Tim Dressen shares advice, hints, and unfiltered opinions gathered as cohost of Five Hundy by Midnight, the Original Las Vegas Podcast, for more than a decade. Click Here
The American Casino Guide 2017 – The American Casino Guide is the most comprehensive book available for information on all U.S. casinos including all casino/resorts, riverboats and Indian casinos. The 2017 edition contains 496 pages of useful information about how to gamble and how to save money when visiting any casino! Plus, it includes 202 coupons valued at more than $1,000! The coupons can be used now are all valid until late December 2017. Click Here
BOARDWALK PLAYGROUND – The Making and Unmaking of Atlantic City by David G. Schwartz – Boardwalk Playground shares a hundred stories of Atlantic City’s high spots and low points of the past century and a half, with an emphasis on the hospitality business that evolved into casino gaming—and is evolving again. With sections on the city’s history, its classic hospitality, personalities, community institutions, and casino resorts, this book is essential reading for anyone who wants to know what gives Atlantic City its unexpected allure.
The Law for Gamblers: A Legal Guide to the Casino Environment by Bob Nersesian – The Law for Gamblers brings together decades of experience from the world’s pre-eminent gambler’s advocate, providing perspective gleaned from defending hundreds of casino-related criminal cases. With detailed discussions of subjects that include gambler taxation, the use of aliases, Indian gaming rules, and casino credit, and even hiring an attorney when necessary.
Tales from the Pit: Casino Table Games Managers in Their Own Words, by David G. Schwartz – Dealing in a casino presents challenges and rewards not seen in many workplaces. With hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake every minute, table games pits are high-stress workplaces. Managing a workforce of dealers and attending to the needs of players brings stresses of its own.
Life’s a Gamble by Mike Sexton In a life spanning over four decades as a poker professional, Mike has excelled both on the felt and on the business side of poker. He is a World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner, helped create PartyPoker in 2001 and was a key player in an event that changed the poker world forever – the launch of the World Poker Tour (WPT) in 2002. He has been a commentator on the WPT, along with Vince Van Patten, since its inception.
All of these may be found at Amazon, or at the authors’ websites.