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The Biggest Game in Town

A. Alvarez

THE BIGGEST GAME IN TOWN
By A. Alvarez

Since its first publication twenty years ago, The Biggest Game in Town, has become a cult classic. Acclaimed author A. Alvarez delves into the murky and compelling world of high-stakes Vegas poker, where "the next best thing to playing and winning is playing and losing." Deftly capturing the skewed psyches and peculiar rites of professional poker players who descent every year for the World Series of Poker, The biggest Game in Town uncovers an exotic world that seems too eccentric, too amazing, too extravagant to be true.

"A cool, precise, sharply witty, vivid evocation of a place and people, their appearances, behavior and speech, and even what their lives seem to mean. Mr. Alvarez is a shrewd analyst of the psychology of gamblers and a cleverly seductive recorder of their bizarre talk with which, directly and indirectly, they reveal their secure grasp of unreality and their insane courage... Binion's is the best play in Vegas, and Mr. Alvrez's book is the best that I have ever read on it."
- SUNDAY TELEGRAPH, United Kingdom

"This is a magnificent book. Beyond the straights and full houses, Alvarez has written about people who are extremely good at what they do, and about America."
- PETER DELACORTE, San Francisco Chronicle

"In this fine chronicle of a few hands and players of poker [Alvarez] endows the game with all the desperate fun and wry futility of life itself."
- JACK RICHARDSON, New York magazine

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