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Life's a Gamble: The High Stakes and Low Life of a Poker Professional: The Autobiography of a Poker Player Paperback – 27 Feb 2009

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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Bantam Press; First Edition, 1st Printing edition (27 Feb. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0593062086
  • ISBN-13: 978-0593062081
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.8 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,786,847 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"One of the best insights into the heart and mind of a gambler ever written... moving and uplifting. And for poker-lovers, a must-read" (Des Wilson, author of Swimming with the Devilfish and Ghosts at the Table)

"His story is honest and raw, but with hints of underlying, unspoken tensions. His sheer determination is contagious, and his gutsy self-belief ensures the reader stands firmly in his corner throughout... The journey Brindley takes not only from the street corner to a television career, but also as a writer, is what makes his debut book so captivating" (Rebecca McAdam Card Player Europe)

"A triumph... Life's a Gamble is a truly fantastic book that is both entertaining and shocking to read at the same time. Roy Brindley has captured what is going on in the mind of an addicted gambler brilliantly. It is genuinely one of the best biographies and certainly the best poker biography I've ever had the pleasure of reading" (Barry Carter Uk Poker News)

"A blasting, naked account of what it is to be a gambler" (Jesse May)

"He's the gambler I always wanted to be" (Nick Leeson)

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The remarkable true-life story of a man who escaped crime, poverty and addiction to become Europe's most successful poker player.

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