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21: Bringing Down the House - Movie Tie-In: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions
21 Bringing Down the House - Movie Tie-In The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions
Author: Ben Mezrich
It's Friday night and you're on a red-eye to the city of sin. Strapped to your chest is half a million dollars; in your overnight bag is another twenty-five thousand in blackjack chips; and your wallet holds ten fake IDs. As soon as you land in Las Vegas, you are positive you are being investigated and followed. To top it all off, the IRS is aud...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781416561705
ISBN-10: 1416561706
Publication Date: 2/26/2008
Pages: 320
Edition: Mti
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 64 ratings
Publisher: Pocket Star
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed 21: Bringing Down the House - Movie Tie-In: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions on + 42 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
This is an exciting read and an interesting study of human nature, as the students organize their "club" and the winning (at first) is all about beating the house. Very quickly their dependance on the money brought in by their new venture takes the competition in a new and scary direction.

Riveting!
reviewed 21: Bringing Down the House - Movie Tie-In: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions on + 4 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
A thoroughly-entertaining real-life how-to on beating the casinos at their own game (NOTE: many of the techniques used here may no longer work -- casino owners know how to read books, too). The authors made millions all across the country, then told this tale. Wow.
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Helpful Score: 4
The book was so much better than the movie...but aren't they always!
I highly recommend this book. It's a good read and well written. Plus, you get the tips on how to count cards....if you're daring enough to try it...
reviewed 21: Bringing Down the House - Movie Tie-In: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions on + 114 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
A fun read...the amazing inside story about a gambling ring of M.I.T. students who beat the system in Las Vegas...and lived to tell how! In less than three years, the students take some of the world's most dophisticated casinos for more than $3 million by playing blackjack.
reviewed 21: Bringing Down the House - Movie Tie-In: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions on + 10 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
This was pretty great book.Mezrich really did take what could have been a somewhat menial story and brought it to life. Its a good read, I think, a bit better than the movie.
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