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The Concrete Blonde (Harry Bosch Book 3)
The Concrete Blonde (Harry Bosch Book 3)
Price: £1.49

4.0 out of 5 stars well written - compelling, 24 Aug. 2014
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The character is getting shape, and reflects the dark days all cops must face.

Plenty if detail etc, and well paced.

Probably gonna have to read them all now ...


Great Equaliser: @ukbettingpro takes on Las Vegas
Great Equaliser: @ukbettingpro takes on Las Vegas
Price: £0.99

3.0 out of 5 stars An account of NFL contest handicapper - dissapointing, 22 Jun. 2014
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These sort if books, are usually disappointing, as, anyone whom is any good, doesn't tell the world.

The author, doesn't really go unto detail, how :

He could afford to quit his job/spend 3 mths + in Vegas

How he picks his teams

How he spent the weeks in Vegas, apart from gym/pool

Anyway, his results were v mediocre, and the book is likewise.


Game, Set, Cash!: Inside the Secret World of International Tennis Trading
Game, Set, Cash!: Inside the Secret World of International Tennis Trading
Price: £3.99

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3.0 out of 5 stars Great topic .. but v disappointing detail, 10 Jun. 2014
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Ok, I am biased.

I am an international trader, like the author - but, in another sport.

This book, shares some insight, but, misses huge amounts of detail.

No profit/loss figs are ever shown (prob for tax reasons .. ok), no mention of Betfair Premium charge - which
they must be on/incurring - no mention of other ways to 'court-side' - by intercepting feeds/renting hospitality/bribing TV
officials - no detail of software used, or techincal kit.

Basicaly, its all gloss, and how they got drunk.

It left me wanting a lot more - but, get the feeling, there is too much value, to just release it in a book, for a nominal sum - which is why, these books wont get written .. in any depth, for a decade or so.


Flash Boys
Flash Boys
Price: £6.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Speed is the thing .. morality on Wall Street .. now, theres a thing .., 24 April 2014
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This review is from: Flash Boys (Kindle Edition)
Good in depth review of HFT, and the obscene amounts they made, ripping of 'regular investors'.

Cant have been easy, getting people to talk etc ..

V readable .. finished it in a couple of days.


Blackjack, Me, and She
Blackjack, Me, and She
Price: £2.15

2.0 out of 5 stars No story .. just 2-3 pages per write-up, 11 April 2014
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Hard to say its a book .. maybe 15 - 20, 2-3 page accounts of his blackjack visits.

No real strategy.

Hard to recommend.


The Sure Thing: The Greatest Coup in Horse Racing History
The Sure Thing: The Greatest Coup in Horse Racing History
Price: £6.99

4.0 out of 5 stars good read .. mainly for gamblers, 22 Mar. 2014
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Horse racing is about betting .. And this book is about the challenge of relieving bookmakers of
Large amounts .. Which with bean-counters now mainly in charge of the a High St multiples, isn't easy.

Curley is a master tactician .. And fearless gambler, when the odd suggest a bet.

The book outlines one if his major successes .. And passes the time, quickly.

Recommended


Sycamore Row (Jake Brigance series Book 2)
Sycamore Row (Jake Brigance series Book 2)
Price: £2.85

5.0 out of 5 stars quality, 28 Jan. 2014
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What's to say .. It's a story, written by a great storyteller, that keeps the reader turning the pages.

Top class.


Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker, Volume 3: The Complete Workout
Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker, Volume 3: The Complete Workout
Price: £9.45

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent workbook, 27 Oct. 2013
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I have read most of his books, and found this one, the most useful.

It presents hand situations, and offers options, in a multiple choice setting, with decent analysis
Of each.

Highly recommended for a seriously MTT player.

It might be a bit advanced for a novice .. But, worth working towards.


Crushing Small Stakes Poker Tournaments Volume 01
Crushing Small Stakes Poker Tournaments Volume 01
Price: £3.53

4.0 out of 5 stars Good format, to show aggressive style., 1 April 2013
Having read his 1st 2 books about tournament play, this book, which is 50 odd, pure examples, is v helpful.

Some of the shoves, are eye-watering.

Interesting style.

Recommended


Memoirs of a Sports Betting and Blackjack Earner
Memoirs of a Sports Betting and Blackjack Earner
Price: £7.46

2.0 out of 5 stars Sleep inducing, 27 Mar. 2013
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The book is massive .. in incredble, mind numbing detail .. and only for true addicts.

There is a section, on blackjack counting etc, which is worth reading, but, u deserve a medal, if u get that far.

It is repetitive, and a chore to read.

I read it, tried to contact the author, and never got a reply.

For sports betting addicts/Blackjack counters, only.


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