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Bringing Down the House by Ben Mezrich – The #1 national bestseller, now a major motion picture, 21—the amazing inside story about a gambling ring of M.I.T. BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions. Ben Mezrich, Author. Free Press $24 (p) ISBN. Here you will find an extensive summary and review on the popular book ” Bringing Down the House” written by Ben Mezrich. For readers looking for a novel that.

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Octavo standard book size. I enjoyed this book, and so did many other people. The movie “21” was based on Ben Mezrich’s books. Please update page count. Plus, receive recommendations for your next Book Club read. Select a language English English.

They would overcome being recognized by the casinos by using unique disguises. Although, at some moments it was not needed, the use of this language did not make a book terrible.

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Bringing down the house was a thrilling and action-packed book that just leaves you wanting more. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.

Casinos have their own set of rules for handling card-counters. However, they can really interest the readers. If you’ve seen the movie, the book is almost nothing like Sometimes, the fact that a book is based on something that actually happened adds a bit more value to my read.

Having said that, the book is well written, and was a page turner. What a waste of time. This book was such a fast, easy and satisfying read how often do all three of those adjectives apply to one bookand if you’re a fan of Clooney’s OCEAN’S 11, you’ll love it.

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Some readers believed that the large use vown swear words in the book was a weakness, but I think the opposite. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The author portrayed everything well. Not even a minute went by until he heard the laughter of his friends and a congratulations saying he made the team.

I’d recommend this to anyone who likes the Ocean’s movies dow the movie that this book was based mezich, The lack of dwn kind of ruined the book for me, but other than that the book was fascinating. In its March edition, Boston magazine ran an article bej long-lingering claims that the book was substantially fictional. In two years, this ring of card savants earned more than three million dollars. Sold by shop4ever inc and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. A film adaptation of the book, titled 21 so as not b cause confusion with the unrelated Queen Latifah vehicle Bringing Down the Housewas released in theaters on March 28, Published September 17th by Free Press first published Fisher enters the casino later, acting to be a loose player to avoid getting caught as a card counter; they have to pretend not to know him.

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Mezzrich used false names, always have limos waiting for them at the airports, always having personal host to escort them everywhere. Bringimg cameras are easily able to follow a person from one room to the next and have advanced facial recognition build into them. This one I disagree with, to a certain extent. Kevin curiously asks Martinez to tell him more about what they do, bronging a thoughtful discussion about basic strategy, shuffle tracking, and card counting.

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Maybe they will merely be banned, first by one casino and then the next sometimes before they can cash in their last-won chipsor maybe they will be taken into the ‘back room’ and various intimidating tactics used. Suddenly, there can be no more hiding behind false identities; the high life folds like a bad hand of cards.

Bringing Down The House

Return to Mdzrich Page. Read reviews that mention bringing down the house card counting las vegas ben mezrich mit students kevin lewis count cards true story card counters reads like blackjack counting cards card counter well housw highly recommend page turner main character fun read playing blackjack easy read. Lewis was recruited by two of the team’s top players, Bn Fisher and Andre Martinez. Details Customers who bought this item also bought Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 This shopping feature will continue to load items.

Some moments in the book where Kevin is at a club, and it describes his addiction to drugs and alcohol may not be comfortable for some readers. The names of many of the characters and locations in this book have been changed, as have certain mzerich characteristics and other descriptive details. Chapter 9 Thirty Thousand Feet, November Many chips were stolen in the debacle, so the casino will be very strict about their cash out policy.

I have to admit, I was riveted, although the writing itself leaves something to be desired.