The author of The Godfather and two-time Academy Award winner was an avid gambler. His lifework includes insightful writings and memorable worldview on gaming, equally attractive to a general readership, casual players, and professional patrons.
Several famous writers indulged in gambling and betting in their own time. Dostoevsky, Hemingway, Fleming, Dahl, Descartes, Bukowski. A few of them also wrote about passion, mindset, panache of gamblers world, and even explored the casinos’ inner works.
Throughout the American history of the 20th century, the latter was prone to the influence of the Mafia.
Books, official records of the U.S. government, and efforts of wealthy individuals think Howard Hughes offers testimonials on the hard wor…
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