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Jonny Magic & the Card Shark Kids

How a Gang of Geeks Beat the Odds and Stormed Las Vegas

by David Kushner

  • 96 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Games/Puzzles,
  • Card Games,
  • Gambling,
  • Games,
  • Games / Gamebooks / Crosswords,
  • Card Games - Poker,
  • Games / Card Games / Poker,
  • Gambling - Card Games,
  • Biography,
  • Magic: The Gathering (Game),
  • Poker players,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8021104M
    ISBN 100812974387
    ISBN 109780812974386
    OCLC/WorldCa76705909

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Re-named Jonny Magic, a couple of hundred pounds lighter and a few million/5. In Jonny Magic and the Card Shark Kids, David Kushner follows the transformation of Finkel from teenage geek in the throes of Magic mania into a thin, sophisticated and extremely wealthy professional gambler who joins the highly successful blackjack counting team known as The Lawyers/5(25).

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