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Giles, L. R. (Lamar R.)

Summary: Nikki Tate's father has been on death row for killing his best friend in a gambling dispute, but he has always maintained his innocence, and now his conviction has been overturned and he is back at the casino, where high school junior Nikki has been operating illegal poker games in the hopes of saving enough money to get out of Vegas after graduation--and now he is determined to find the real...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GIL

Connelly, Neil O

Summary: High school champion wrestler Eddie MacIntyre does not mind his well-earned reputation as a loose cannon, but when he punches a referee he not only loses his chance at the state championships, he gets expelled from school--facing the strong possibility of joining his father in prison, he runs away and joins an illegal underground fighting ring, where he and a girl fighter named Khajee find...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CON

Davidson, Jenny.

Summary: Three female academics devote themselves to the study and design of daring games based on the history of Columbia University's neighborhood, but the games go too far when the mysterious brother of one of the girls gets involved.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harvest/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAV

Randisi, Robert J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAN

Boyle, T. Coraghessan.

Summary: <>.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC Boyle

Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: Bored with their jobs as senior staffers to a respected congressman, Matthew Mercer and Harris Sandler become involved in the clandestine Zero Game, but when someone close to them turns up dead, they discover the sinister intent of the "game."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Meltzer

Francis, Dick.

Summary: Ned Talbot, a bookmaker working the Royal Ascot, finds himself in a race to solve his father's stabbing--a race where coming in second could cost him more than even money--it could cost him his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Francis 2009

Patterson, James

Summary: Former CIA agent Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. He is already deep into the investigation of a multi-million dollar NFL gambling scandal and the unsolved slayings of 18 schoolgirls when he learns of a horrific murder close to home. His best friend's wife, Jack's former lover, has been killed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS PAT

Francis, Dick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Francis 2009

Meltzer, Brad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books Large Print 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M MEL

Jeffries, Sabrina.

Summary: Mired in scandal after his parents' mysterious deaths, notorious gambler Lord Jarret Sharpe agrees to tamely run the family brewery for a year if his Machiavellian grandmother rescinds her ultimatum that he marry. But the gambler in him can't resist when beguiling Annabel Lake proposes a wager. If she wins their card game, he must help save her family's foundering brewery. But if he wins, she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Star Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEF

Lethem, Jonathan

Summary: An international backgammon hustler, who has amassed a fortune through psychic tomfoolery, develops a large tumor on his face that compromises his vision and eventually threatens his life, forcing him to pursue an experimental surgery and contemplate existential questions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LET

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LET

Hamilton, Ian

Summary: Investigating the theft of fifty million dollars from one of the richest men in the Philippines, forensic accountant and martial arts master Ava Lee teams up with her Triad-connected partner, Uncle, to track leads to the illegal gambling dens of Las Vegas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Feather, Jane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Mass-Market Paperback, Call number: PBK F

Francis, Dick.

Summary: As bookie Ned Talbot counts his losses after a winning day for gamblers at the Royal Ascot Racecourse, a man comes to him, claiming to be his father. Ned, who's always been told that his parents died when he was a baby, has trouble accepting the man's claims. But when the man is stabbed in the abdomen in the racecourse's parking lot shortly thereafter, Ned rushes to his side. The man's last...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FRA

Belfoure, Charles

Summary: When his son racks up an impossible gambling debt to a notorious gang in nineteenth-century New York, John Cross uses his inside knowledge of high-society mansions and museums to craft a perfect heist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BEL

Robbins, Harold

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Feinstein, John.

Summary: After winning a basketball reporting contest, eighth graders Stevie and Susan Carol are sent to cover the Final Four tournament, where they discover that a talented player is being blackmailed into throwing the final game.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC FEI

DeSilva, Bruce

Summary: To solve Rhode Island's budget crisis, the state's colorful governor, Attila the Nun, wants to legalize sports gambling; but her plan has unexpected consequences. Organized crime, professional sports leagues, and others who have a lot to lose--or gain--if gambling is made legal flood the state with money to buy the votes of state legislators. Liam Mulligan, investigative reporter for The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge, a Tom Doherty Associates Book 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DES

Iles, Greg.

Summary: Lawyer Penn Cage goes up against a mix of murder, racial tension, double-crosses, illicit sex...and all of the ensuing violent consequences in the kudzu-strangled, snake- rat- and armadillo-infested hole of the Devil's Punchbowl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ILE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ILE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Iles 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M ILE

Algren, Nelson

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALG

Iles, Greg

Summary: Former prosecutor and bestselling novelist Penn Cage is now serving as the mayor of Natchez, Miss., his hometown. Frustrated by his limited ability to change the system, Cage is plunged into a deadly duel of wits with some bad guys after a childhood friend, Tim Jessup, now a card dealer, alerts him to illegal dog fighting and sexual abuse connected with a floating casino. Before Jessup can...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA M ILE

Iles, Greg.

Summary: Lawyer Penn Cage goes up against a mix of murder, racial tension, double-crosses, illicit sex ... and all of the ensuing violent consequences in the kudzu-strangled, snake- rat- and armadillo-infested hole of the Devil's Punchbowl.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FIC ILE

Green, Tim

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Pub. 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE