Gambling/Games

Rating Sort ascending Title Author Genre Sub-Genre(s) Country Year
9.0 The Biggest Game in TownThe Biggest Game in Town Al AlvarezAlvarez Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Sports United Kingdom
9.0 Positively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion's World Series of PokerPositively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion's World Series of Poker James McManusMcManus Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Repeat Until Rich: A Professional Card Counter's Chronicle of the Blackjack WarsRepeat Until Rich: A Professional Card Counter's Chronicle of the Blackjack Wars Josh AxelradAxelrad Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble PlayersWord Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players Stefan FatsisFatsis Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Trading Bases: How a Wall Street Trader Made a Fortune Betting on BaseballTrading Bases: How a Wall Street Trader Made a Fortune Betting on Baseball Joe PetaPeta Non-Fiction Sports, Gambling/Games United States
8.0 Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and WinThe Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win Maria KonnikovaKonnikova Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Gambling/Games United States
7.5 Answers in the Form of Questions: A Definitive History and Insider's Guide to Jeopardy!Answers in the Form of Questions: A Definitive History and Insider's Guide to Jeopardy! Claire McNearMcNear Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Film/TV/Theater United States
7.5 Bet With the Best: All New Strategies From America's Leading HandicappersBet With the Best: All New Strategies From America's Leading Handicappers Andrew BeyerBeyer Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Sports United States
7.5 Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for MillionsBringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions Ben MezrichMezrich Non-Fiction Gambling/Games United States
7.5 Double Down: Reflections on Gambling and Loss Double Down: Reflections on Gambling and Loss Donald BarthelmeBarthelme Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Memoir of a GamblerMemoir of a Gambler Jack RichardsonRichardson Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Las Vegas Blackjack DiaryLas Vegas Blackjack Diary Stuart PerryPerry Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Blackjack Autumn: A True Tale of Life, Death, and Splitting Tens in WinnemuccaBlackjack Autumn: A True Tale of Life, Death, and Splitting Tens in Winnemucca Barry MeadowMeadow Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Busting Vegas: The MIT Whiz Kid Who Brought the Casinos to Their KneesBusting Vegas: The MIT Whiz Kid Who Brought the Casinos to Their Knees Ben MezrichMezrich Non-Fiction Gambling/Games United States
7.0 Roll the Bones: The History of GamblingRoll the Bones: The History of Gambling David SchwartzSchwartzb Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, History United States
7.0 Dice: Deception, Fate, and Rotten LuckDice: Deception, Fate, and Rotten Luck Ricky JayJay Non-Fiction Gambling/Games United States