Amarillo Slim in a World Full of Fat People: The Memoirs of the Greatest Gambler Who Ever Lived

Amarillo Slim in a World Full of Fat People: The Memoirs of the Greatest Gambler Who Ever Lived

Amarillo Slim Preston, Greg Dinkin


Amarillo narrow Preston has received $300,000 from Willie Neslon taking part in dominoes and $2 million from Larry Flynt taking part in poker. He has shuffled, dealt, and bluffed with a few of twentieth-century's most famed figures. He beat Minnesota fat at pool with a brush, Bobby Riggs at desk tennis with a skillet, and Evel Knievel at golfing with a carpenter's hammer. Amarillo slender has gambled with 'em all, and left so much of them wishing they hadn't.

The memoirs of a dwelling American icon, Amarillo narrow in an international filled with fats humans is the tale of existence as a Texas street gambler and the invention of the Wild West. it is also the tale of ways narrow gained the realm sequence of Poker at Binion's Horseshoe, grew to become a global star, and taken poker from smoky backrooms to mainstream the US. simply enable him inform it:

"If there is something i will argue approximately, i will both guess on it or close up. and because it isn't very turning into for a cowboy to be arguing, i have made a number of wagers in my day. yet in my humble opinion, i am no usual hustler. you spot, neighbor, I by no means go searching for a sucker. i glance for a champion and make a sucker out of him ..."

"I'm solving to inform you a couple of issues that i have been maintaining to myself for many years. in case you are no longer cautious, you simply may perhaps the right way to get wealthy with out ever having a job."

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