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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

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

4: Phar Lap – Huge Wins, Mysteries, & Assassins

5/3/2018
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The month of May brings big horse racing. The Triple Crown gets underway with the Kentucky Derby on May 5, and there will be plenty of action. In the spirit of the Sports of Kings, True Gambling Stories brings you a unique story from horse racing's past. Phar Lap was one of Australia's greatest champions, but was surrounded by mystery. That includes an interesting assassination attempt before the nation's biggest races, and then a mysterious death in California that shocked the sports...

Duration:00:42:39