Casino Speakeasy: An Insider's Guide to the Language of Gambling (Paperback)
Slang is much more colorful than proper words. Gambling slang is the epitome of colorful language. CASINO SPEAKEASY is a collection of nearly every gambling slang word and term that has ever been spoken in the English language. Some of it is very humorous. All of it is very educational. A knowledge of the words and terms in CASINO SPEAKEASY just might get you places in Vegas and other gambling dens that you've only dreamed of reaching. One thing is for certain. Knowing how to talk like an insider just might make cards and dice run your way a little more.
Tom Martinet grew up in Downey, California. Relocating to Las Vegas, Nevada, as a card counting blackjack player in 1973, he has been involved in the Gaming Industry as a shill, dealer, boxman, shift boss and owner at various operations in Nevada. He was fortunate to have spent twelve years at the Legendary Binion's Horseshoe Club where he became a fishing companion of the late "Ted Binion" and worked under the watchful eye of the late "Benny Binion" himself. A special thanks to the Horseshoe Casino for providing an old time gambling experience.