Monday, December 12, 2011

Betting stories

I just spent a pleasant hour or so reading this small collection of gambling stories:

Each tells the story of a single bet--on a horse race, a boxing match, blackjack, a chess match, along with reflections on life as revealed in the game in question. I like the author's writing style and hope that there will be more in this series.


Anonymous said...

Fantastic Link. Also enjoyed Dispatches from an Indian Casino...all 17 of them.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, I've been enjoying those as well. I also really like Ben Greenman's Charts About Graphs and Graphs About Charts. McSweeney's is a great time-killing site.

lightning36 said...

Nice talking with you Thursday night at the WPBT gathering at the Sherwood Forest bar. I wish we'd had a little more time to talk throughout the weekend.

Best wishes!

Jon said...

Thanks for the link - I shall take my time reading each entry over the next week or so - very enjoyable, so far!

Kill The Rake said...

very nice thanks for this link. I enjoyed quite a few. I am an avid blogger and I like his style as well.