On blackjack odds in Curaçao: "Good enough to lay down everything and travel halfway around the world."
On the Super Bowl in Las Vegas: "For those in the know it has always taken place in Las Vegas."
On slots in Costa Rica: "If you really have to, why don't you just hire someone to shine a flashlight in your eyes and take your wallet."
And much more! Jesse May, an intrepid gambler, experienced poker pro, and critically acclaimed writer, has traveled across the country and around the world in search of the hottest gambling action. From sports betting in Costa Rica to high-stakes Vegas poker, from caviar and vodka in Moscow to funnel cakes and submarine sandwiches in Atlantic City, May has tried his hand and his luck at gambling and indulged in the good life across the globe. In The Gambler's Guide to the World, he blends an insightful travel guide with a lively travel narrative to create a totally unique guidebook to the choicest sites in the world.
The Gambler's Guide to the World also includes:
In-depth gambling advice for both novices and experienced players A glossary of gambling terms Helpful hints on tipping, fashion, etiquette, and more Entertaining anecdotes from the gambling life Loads of details on everything from Internet access to transportation Totally up-front reviews of hotels, restaurants, clubs, and casinos
About Jesse May
JESSE MAY has written for Poker Digest and High Stakes Magazine, and is the author of the novel Shut Up and Deal. He is the voice and play-by-play commentator on the British television series “Late Night Poker.” Originally from New Jersey, he now lives in Copenhagen, Denmark, but can usually be found wherever the best game is.