Jonny Magic and the Card Shark Kids

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Publisher's Synopsis

A magnet for bullies at school, Jon Finkel grew up heckled and hazed until he discovered the trading-card game Magic: The Gathering. As Magic exploded from nerdy obsession into the mainstream, the teenage Finkel emerged as its first world champion.

The young shark - now known to his friends and rivals as Jonny Magic - moved on to storm poker rooms, from the underground clubs of New York City to high-stakes tables online, until he landed on the largest card counting blackjack team in the country, taking Vegas for millions and becoming one of the biggest players in town.

Finally, they took on the biggest game of all - the World Series of Poker...

Book information

ISBN: 9781784756680
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Arrow Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 795.412092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xii, 221
Weight: 174g
Height: 130mm
Width: 198mm
Spine width: 24mm