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Five top books about casinos

For all the bookworms out there who love the glitz and glam of casinos and Las Vegas, we have a list of our five top books about casinos, just for you! If you do not live near a traditional casino, or simply do not have the time to spend a whole evening at one, you should move your gaming to an online casino so you can play more often, at your leisure. If you want to play online table games Royal Vegas online casino is the best place to visit. Blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette or Poker –Royal Vegas has you covered, with over 50 table games for you to choose from. In addition, they offer incredible new player welcome bonuses that really help you to optimize your earnings. But for now, let us get back to the casino books!

Casino Royale

Yes, you are all probably thinking about Daniel Craig when you read the title. But let us not forget that Ian Flemming’s James Bond, Casino Royale was a book before it was made into a movie. No doubt most people have already seen the great movie, but have you read the book? If you have not, I highly recommend that you do. If you are a bond fan and love casinos, you will love Flemming’s page turning and captivating novel.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream

Another book that has an accompanying movie that often overshadows it; Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas was originally better known in book form. The novel by Hunter S. Thompson tells the story of exciting and thrilling adventures in Vegas. If you liked the movie starring Jonny Depp as the lead, then you will enjoy the book too.

Bringing down the house: The inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

This book by Ben Mezrich tells us the inside story of how six students from MIT were able to win millions in Vegas at blackjack tables through card counting, which is not illegal, but generally frown upon. The book is classified as non-fiction, although it has been alleged that certain events in the book did not in fact happen, and that others were largely overstated. Regardless of whether the details of the events happened or not, it is still a great story!

The Battle for Las Vegas: The Law vs The Mob

Written by Dennis Griffin, The Battle for Las Vegas chronicles the historic battle between mobsters and law enforcement in Las Vegas during the 1970s and 1980s. If you enjoy learning about history and organized crime, then this one is for you!

Slot machines: A Pictorial History of the First 100 years

This is another book for the history buffs out there. This book by Marshall Fey is now in its 5th edition due to its popularity. Marshall Fey is the grandson of Charles Fey who produced the first ever reel slot machine over 100 years ago. It’s a bit of a long read, but well worth it.