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Fading Hearts on the River: A Life in High-Stakes Poker

Fading Hearts on the River: A Life in High-Stakes Poker

by Brooks Haxton

Publisher: Counterpoint Press
ISBN: 9781619023253
Pages: 288
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 8 Mb
Date posting: 2020-09-20
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Centered around multi-million dollar stakes and a series of nationally televised poker tournaments, Fading Hearts on the River offers a story of odds—the odds of a newborn surviving severe jaundice, the odds of Congress passing a law that renders one’s online gambling income inaccessible, the odds of drawing the right card on the turn or the river. In this tale of fatherhood and worldy success, Haxton follows his son Isaac’s unlikely career as a poker player, the nervous father often sitting on the sidelines ...