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Sucker’s Progress: An Informal History of Gambling in America
Herbert Asbury (au). Explores the legal & illegal history of gambling in pre-WWII America, from Midwestern Riverboats to East Coast Racetracks. Describes notorious gambling havens like Chicago & New Orleans, as well as outposts in cities like Fort Wayne, IN, & Cincinnati, OH, & gambling houses, big & small, which peppered the American landscape. Discusses the lives of America’s most famous gamblers, incl. Mike McDonald, John Morrissey, & Richard Canfield, as well as their infamous counterparts like “Canada Bill” & “Charley Black Eyes.” Also explores the games these men played, describing the rules & origins of dozens of dice & card games. From $1 lottery tickets to thousand dollar poker antes, America’s love of gambling thrives today. Illus.
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