Blackjack Autumn: A True Tale of Life, Death, and Splitting Tens in Winnemucca

Blackjack Autumn: A True Tale of Life, Death, and Splitting Tens in Winnemucca

by Barry Meadow

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What is it like to take two months off from your life and travel alone throughout Nevada, playing blackjack in every casino in the state?

Barry Meadow did just that. Leaving behind his business, his fiancée, and his son, he set out with a suitcase, a tape recorder, and $8,000 on the trip of a lifetime. He had no idea what he would find. All he knew was that every day would be an adventure and every joint would be a risk.

Meadow ran into cowboys and Indians, suffered the Stardust curse, split tens in Winnemucca and learned more about the real world of gambling than anyone should have to know.

It's a tale that only Meadow, with wit and wisdom, could tell. And it's all true. You'll never forget Blackjack Autumn.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780929712086
Publisher: Huntington Press
Publication date: 09/01/2001
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Barry Meadow has spent more than 30 years in the gambling world. He wrote his first book, Success At The Harness Races, in 1967. He's also written Money Secrets At The Racetrack, which has been lauded as the definitive guide to money management at the track.

Meadow's eclectic resume includes serving in Vietnam, writing television sitcoms, playing the professional tennis circuit in India, doing standup comedy in California—and, of course, playing blackjack at the professional level in his spare time.

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