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Bigger Deal

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Description for Bigger Deal Paperback. The follow-up to the hugely successful cult-classic BIG DEAL, with all the poker wit and wisdom of the original. (Martin Amis on Tony Holden: 'The top writer in pokerdom'.) Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: BT; WDMC2; WDP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 148 x 23. Weight in Grams: 284.

Fifteen years on from Anthony Holden's undisputed classic BIG DEAL, the poker world has changed beyond recognition. When Holden played in the 1988 World Series of Poker there were 167 entrants competing for a prize of $270,000. At the 2006 WSOP, where this book climaxes, there were 8773 players and a first prize of some $12 million - the richest in any sport. What happened in the years between BIG DEAL and BIGGER DEAL is simple: thanks to the Internet and television there has been a worldwide explosion in the popularity of poker. The game even has a new respectable ... Read more

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Little, Brown Book Group United Kingdom
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About Anthony Holden
Anthony Holden is an award-winning journalist who has published more than thirty books, including biographies of Laurence Olivier, Tchaikovsky and Shakespeare. He has published translations of opera, ancient Greek plays and poetry. With his son Ben, he has edited Poems That Make Grown Men Cry and Poems That Make Grown Women Cry.

Reviews for Bigger Deal
Holden is the best possible guide to the new worlds of poker. He has seen it before, and lived it
It's Holden's effortless prose that makes BIGGER DEAL a triumph. His ebullience is infectious
Poker Player Magazine
BIG DEAL was high stakes gonzo ... BIGGER DEAL represents the more measured reportage of the seasoned semi-pro ... Read more

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