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The Resource Bringing down the house : the inside story of six M.I.T. students who took Vegas for millions, by Ben Mezrich, (sound recording)

Bringing down the house : the inside story of six M.I.T. students who took Vegas for millions, by Ben Mezrich, (sound recording)

Label
Bringing down the house : the inside story of six M.I.T. students who took Vegas for millions
Title
Bringing down the house
Title remainder
the inside story of six M.I.T. students who took Vegas for millions
Statement of responsibility
by Ben Mezrich
Title variation
[Inside story of six M.I.T. students who took Vegas for millions]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When M.I.T. sutdent Kevin Lewis meets classmates Jason Fisher and Andre Martinez, he is intrigued. Although neither seems to have any real responsibilities, they always have plenty of cash. One evening, they tell Kevin why. Using card-tracking calculations, they have devised a way to beat blackjack. Once he learns the system, Kevin joins Jason and Andre at the casinos. There to the growing dismay of gambling kingpins, they make a fortune--all perfectly leagal
Cataloging source
RECBX
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1969-
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Mezrich, Ben
Dewey number
  • 364.1/72/0922
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
  • other
  • history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Johnny Heller
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Heller, Johnny
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  • Cardsharping
  • Gambling
  • Gamblers
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Bringing down the house : the inside story of six M.I.T. students who took Vegas for millions, by Ben Mezrich, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Unabridged
  • Digital recording
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm82161823
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
CD edition.
Extent
7 audio discs (495 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781420578942
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Note
364.172 M579B ; XX-CDNF ; 7CD/1AW ; CD10RB ; YAN0703RB20.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C2585
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o82161823
  • (Sirsi) o82161823
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Bringing down the house : the inside story of six M.I.T. students who took Vegas for millions, by Ben Mezrich, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Unabridged
  • Digital recording
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm82161823
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
CD edition.
Extent
7 audio discs (495 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781420578942
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Note
364.172 M579B ; XX-CDNF ; 7CD/1AW ; CD10RB ; YAN0703RB20.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C2585
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o82161823
  • (Sirsi) o82161823
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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