Anderson, Harry and Turk Pipkin: Harry Anderson's Games You Can't Lose
©1989 Harry Anderson, Turk Pipkin, Pub. Pocket Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., NY
Softcover, perfectbound, 186 pages
ISBN: 067164727X
Harry Anderson's
              Games You Can't Lose
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Harry Anderson & Turk Pipkin: Harry Anderson's Games You Can't Lose

Comments: First section includes propositions and "betchas" that have the odds clearly in your favor. The second section covers gambling scams and games that are clearly in the favor of the house.

Contents:

9 Foreword
13 Introduction

17 Book One Games You Can't Lose

19 Chapter I Cunning Stunts
25 The Acrobatic Glasses
28 Do As I Do
29 Topsy-Turvy Matchboxes
31 Balancing an Egg on End
32 Billiards
34 Removing Your Vest

38 Chapter II Playing the Odds
46 Unhappy Birthdays
48 Twenty Bits
49 The Matching Card Game
51 Roll Six or Eight Before Seven
53 Coins on the Tray

56 Chapter III Proposition Bets
61 Throwing a Walnut
61 Heaving a Pumpkin
61 The Fly and the Sugar
62 Stepping Off the Curb
62 Counting the Pumpkins

65 Chapter IV Trivial Dispute
71 Hail to the Chief
71 Something Rotten in Denmark
71 "Day-O! Day-ay-ay-O!"
71 Jackie O'
71 NEver the Twain Shall Meet

74 Chapter V Games You Can't Lose
80 Nim
83 Tic Tac Toe
86 Liar's Poker
89 Golf
91 Chess

94 Book Two Games You Can't Win
96 Introduction

100 Chapter I Casinos
109 Slot Machines
111 Keno
113 Roulette
115 Money Wheel
117 Casino Poker
119 Craps
125 Blackjack

129 Chapter II The Carnival
136 Penny Falls
138 Basketball Toss
139 Spotting the Spot
141 String Pull
142 Numbers Games

145 Chapter III Sports & The Track
148 Forms & Favorites
149 Systems
151 Touts
152 The Fix is Out
156 Rules for Not Losing Your Pants

157 Chapter IV The Street
164 Three-Card Monte
165 Shell Game
167 Matching Coin Scam
169 The Lottery

172 Chapter V So Long, Suckers
182 Finding Your Mark
185 Playing the Part
186 Bibliography



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