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An inside look into some of poker and gambling’s most interesting stories.

An inside look into some of poker and gambling’s most interesting stories.
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An inside look into some of poker and gambling’s most interesting stories.

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English


Episodes

6: Betting Behind Bars – The Nevada State Prison Casino

7/6/2018
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Most people don't think of gambling in prison, but this is Nevada! In our sixth episode, **True Gambling Stories** offers the ins and outs of the history of the **Nevada State Prison Casino**. From sports betting to poker to craps, the prison allowed prisoners to wager and run the casino for 35 years. There are several other interesting notes about the prison that are included in this crazy tale. The episode's guests include **Sena Loyd**, co-author of the book "Nevada State Prison." She...

Duration:00:28:10

5: Dead Man’s Hand – The Shot in the Back That Killed Wild Bill Hickok

6/8/2018
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Summertime brings a special event for gamblers – the World Series of Poker. In honor of that event, this month’s episode of True Gambling Stories features one the world’s best-known poker tales. It’s the story of how one of the most famous American lawmen of the Old West met his ultimate demise at the card table. Dead Man's Hand has become synonymous with Wild Bill Hickok, and here's all the card-playing, gun-fighting history. Guests this week include: Jim McManus, author of "Positively...

Duration:00:34:16