Big Deal: One Year in the Life of a Professional Poker Player

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The story of a year spent by biographer Anthony Holden in the tough world of the professional poker player. He spent days and nights in the poker paradise of Las Vegas, in Malta and Morocco, even shipboard, mingling with the legendary greats, sharpening his game, perfecting his repartee, and learning a great deal about himself in the process. Poker, Holden would insist, is not gambling. Like chess it is a paradigm of life at its most intense, a gladiatorial contest that brings out the best as well as the worst in people. ...

Big Deal: One Year in the Life of a Professional Poker Player 2002, Abacus (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780349115191

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