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The Resource Bringing down the house : the inside story of six MIT students who took Vegas for millions, Ben Mezrich

Bringing down the house : the inside story of six MIT students who took Vegas for millions, Ben Mezrich

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Bringing down the house : the inside story of six MIT students who took Vegas for millions
Title
Bringing down the house
Title remainder
the inside story of six MIT students who took Vegas for millions
Statement of responsibility
Ben Mezrich
Title variation
  • 21
  • Twenty-one
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the story of how a notorious gang of MIT blackjack savants devised and received backing for a system for winning at the world's most sophisticated casinos, an endeavor that earned them more than three million dollars
Summary
When M.I.T. sutdent Kevin Lewis meets classmates Jason Fisher and Andre Martinez, he is intrigued. Although neither seems to have any real responsibilities, they always have plenty of cash. One evening, they tell Kevin why. Using card-tracking calculations, they have devised a way to beat blackjack. Once he learns the system, Kevin joins Jason and Andre at the casinos. There to the growing dismay of gambling kingpins, they make a fortune--all perfectly leagal
Pace
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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167640
Cataloging source
CDX
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1969-
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Mezrich, Ben
Dewey number
  • 364.1/72/0922
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1247
LC item number
.M49 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Cardsharping
  • Gambling
  • Gamblers
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Target audience
adult
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how six students took Vegas for millons
Label
Bringing down the house : the inside story of six MIT students who took Vegas for millions, Ben Mezrich
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20736933
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 257 pages
Isbn
9780743225700
Lccn
2002072218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC) 2002072218
Label
Bringing down the house : the inside story of six MIT students who took Vegas for millions, Ben Mezrich
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20736933
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 257 pages
Isbn
9780743225700
Lccn
2002072218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC) 2002072218

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