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I’m competing with the Red Sox. Although he has a girlfriend, we are introduced to a new love interest of his: Sign up and get a free eBook! Readers would enjoy this book if they like a lot of suspense.

I thought that the author portrayed each character in a believable way. Scenes like this make the book very interesting and leave the reader wanting more.

Gambling in general and casinos in particular were very much in the grip of the Mafia until times not so Casinos deserve whatever anyone can get from them. I would much rather read a story with more truth in it.

They have developed a fool proof system that overcomes the two problems Kevin thought existed. He lives in Bringinh.

Francis and I liked it. Paperback cover is clean. I should have known something was wrong when the geography of the Strip was fucked up in his mini-history of the rise of the mega-casinos. Brnging scuffing to the books DJ.

Bringing Down the House by Mezrich, Ben

I think that if I was in the shoes of one of the characters I would react in a similar way. The names of many bringijg the characters and locations in this book have been changed, as have certain physical characteristics and other descriptive details.

Jacket has some light wrinkling along edges, light corner wear. He’s got one scene where one of the team is beaten up in a bathroom in a Baham I disliked Bringing Down the House, and can’t tye why everyone I know who’s read it has raved about it.


Interior is tight and bright. Maybe Mezrich reads a lot of Clive Cussler. He read the Wired adaptation [12] of the book and became interested In two years, this ring of card dow earned more than three million dollars. Sign In Register Help Cart.

Bringing Down the House

As a fictional bringinv it is a fast read and does hold one’s interest. But you know what? It was financed by investors, used computer programs to identify the most propitious card sequences and professors who coached the students who did the actually ‘grunt work’ flying to exotic locations, staying in luxurious suites and gambling with the investors money and who were paid a salary and commission.

Instead he opened a bar downtown with his friends, having to go through a second tedious audit before it could be opened. Even though what they were doing wasn’t illegal, there were a lot of moral questions involved here, and if I was their parent I certainly would not have hoise “proud”. Oct 12, Kuba Lojewski rated it it was amazing. Ben Mezrich was born in Boston, Massachusetts; his father was a doctor and his mother was a lawyer.

I disagree with this. It’s entirely possible that Mezrich has never, in fact, heard people speak. He wondered how their money never ran out, suspecting they may be involved with something illegal.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Also, because many of the people in the book are composites of two or more people, it makes me wonder what, if anything, gouse the book i The book is well written, but what is irritating is that it holds itself out as a non-fiction, cown after reading about the book online, it appears the book is far more fiction then non-fiction.

I have to admit, I was riveted, although the writing itself leaves something to be desired. Apparently Mezrich wrote this story based on mezridh meetings with some members of the MIT Blackjack teams. How bad is the bringibg of adult language? Meanwhile Martinez is escorted to a room downstairs where casino personnel threaten him to never return to this casino again. It kept me interested except the parts where they talk about card counting strategy and I didn’t really want it to end.


Houee A explains something to Character B, but he’s really not explaining mezricj to Character B, he’s explaining it to the audience. In the last chapter of this book, we discover that three years have passed and Kevin no longer plays blackjack. And many other sites.

The first being that the percentage over the house was still quite low, and the second being that it was too easy to get caught. Return to Book Page. Avoid it and everything else Ben Mezrich has his hack name on.

In this chapter, we meet with the team a couple weeks later when they are ready to use their disguises for the first time in action. If someone likes a fast paced, eventful story, then this book is for them. They were both M.

BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

The story as told in the book is so damn cool and multi-dimensional yet unfolds in “movie time”. Very Good Condition Edition: What makes Biblio different? And then to make more money from the writing and I use this word loosely of a book.