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By Thomas Austin 'amarillo Slim' Preston

ISBN-10: 0224099922

ISBN-13: 9780224099929

Thomas Austin Preston. Six foot 4, thin as a rake. He performed poker with US presidents - and drug lord Pablo Escobar; made one million cash via the age of 19; and drove a golfing ball a mile. Thomas Austin Preston - who used to be he? the area is aware him greater because the maximum gambler of all time: Amarillo narrow.

Raised in Amarillo, Texas, Amarillo narrow lived the main bold, interesting and ecocnomic lifetime of any guy of his time. He ran the most important black-market operation in Europe, gained the area sequence of poker in 1972, used to be celebrated in songs and films, and his photo hangs in urban corridor, Las Vegas. He used to be a member of 4 Halls of popularity - and a legend in his lifetime.

Because, such a lot of all, slender used to be a guy who enjoyed to gamble. He'd wager on something - if the cost used to be correct. He rode a camel during the fanciest on line casino in Marrakesh and beat Evel Knievel at golfing (with a hammer), yet that was once simply the small stuff. In his most interesting hour, he took at the chinese language desk tennis champion at his personal video game. slender, after all, obtained to settle on the bat. the alternative? Coke bottles. the outcome? 21 - zero. slender was once a really satisfied man.

A sensationally enjoyable autobiography, this can be the tale of his impressive lifestyles - and the secrets and techniques of his much more impressive good fortune. From Vegas to Colombia, Texas to London, welcome to the fantastic global of Amarillo Slim.

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