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Great racing gambles & frauds

Great racing gambles & frauds

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Published by Marlborough in Swindon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and introduced by Richard Onslow. 1.
ContributionsOnslow, Richard.
The Physical Object
Pagination205p.
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21752320M
ISBN 101873919026
OCLC/WorldCa28285330

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William "Bill" Benter (born ) is an American and Hong Kong professional gambler and philanthropist who focuses on horse earned nearly $1 billion through the development of one of the most successful analysis computer software programs in the horse racing market.. Benter has served as president of Hong Kong Rotary Club, founded the Benter Foundation, is chairman and Occupation: professor, Businessman, Gambler.   Some gamblers in this list have even put their lives on the line. Although gambling has become more popular in recent years, some of the biggest gambles and bets in this list date back to over a century. Below is our list of the 10 greatest gambles/bets ever placed. 10 Captain Matthew Webb - Niagara swim: $10,


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1 Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping - Great Racing Gambles and Frauds: v. 1 Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping $ Free shipping. Author Biography: Brian Lee has worked as a racing correspondent for 50 years, writing for: The Sporting Life, Western Mail, Horse & Hound, the Racing Post.

He is also a prolific author and this will be his 27th book. Further Information. THE SCAMS, SCANDALS Great racing gambles & frauds book GAMBLES OF HORSE RACING IN WALES Brian Lee. Foreword by Robert King Preface by Brian Radford ‘Brian’s fascinating book lays bare some of the biggest scandals, and the strangest of happenings, of Welsh horse racing.

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If you have an interest in gambling and. GAMBLE is the first book that bears only Felixs name. I am pretty certain that I have read all the mysteries that Dick Francis and family have written.

The books have likable heroes who have a connection to horse racing in some capacity or another/5. Browse the Best-selling horseracing books and gambling books, how to play and win at horseracing, winning strategies, software, ebooks, used horseracing books and more at world famous Gamblers Book Club Since   About the Author.

Brian Lee has worked as a racing correspondent for 50 years, writing for: The Sporting Life, Western Mail, Horse & Hound, the Racing Post. He is also a prolific author and this will be his 27th book/5(9).

The Biggest Racing Gambles. In horse racing the biggest racing gambles are pulled off by the big money spending connections. Their success is due to breeding and owning the best horses. A typical example is the recent success of Irish runners in the renewal of the Melbourne Cup in which they secured the first three home.

The latest International horse racing odds are on now Coral Cup – Xenophon. Irish trainer Tony Martin was and still is renowned for pulling off big gambles, mainly in handicaps. This was one of his finest as Xenophon had only run over hurdles five times before landing a huge gamble on the biggest stage of all – the Cheltenham.

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The book is a tribute to this fine performer, in that it. Set in the cut-throat world of horse racing, Gamble is an enthralling thriller packed full of suspense, mystery and intrigue. Packed with all the hair-raising suspense and excitement readers know and love from Dick Francis, Gamble is Felix Francis's most heart-pounding thriller yet/5().

Books shelved as gambling: Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions by Ben Mezrich, Positively Fifth. The theme for this book is a Tour de Noir of a gamblers life. Written in the third person, it describes the successes and eventual downfall of a young book extensively describes gambling situations, cheating moves, scams against casinos, and casino methods of cheating players.

I really enjoyed Gamble, it was a good book written by Dick Francis's son Felix. Set around the horse racing industry it had a good story and a twist at the end. Keep up the good work Felix your father would be very proud of you.

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The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code Bill Benter did the impossible: He wrote an algorithm that couldn’t lose at the track. Close to a billion dollars later, he tells his story for the Author: Kit Chellel.

For many, gambling is a roller coaster of wins and losses, but for some, it's the successful way to a life of untold wealth and luxury.

Contained in this utterly gripping book are the secrets of a handful of people who have repeatedly managed to beat casinos and bookies at their own game, carrying out some of the most ingenious gambling scams of all time. Felix Francis is the son of former steeplechase jockey and author Dick Francis.

Felix would assist his father in the writing of his later books up until Dick Francis died in Felix Francis now writes under his own name and thus far has maintained the tradition of the book having a horse racing theme. This was his first book/5(). Joseph Mazur on books about gambling: Charles Cotton's "The Compleat Gamester," John Scarne's "Scarne's Complete Guide to Gambling," David G.

Schwartz's "Roll the .Gamble (Dick Francis Book 1) Kindle Edition out of 5 stars Another great racing thriller! Reviewed in Australia on 26 January Suddenly a quiet and unassuming financial consultant is dealing with financial fraud on several fronts, a personal life that appears to be falling apart and a racehorse trainer appearing to take a more /5().For many, gambling is a rollercoaster of wins and losses, but for others, it's the successful way to a life of untold wealth and luxury.

There are a handful of people who have managed to beat the casinos and bookies at their own game time and time again by carrying out some of the most ingenious gambling scams of all time.