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Lay the Favorite: A Memoir of Gambling

2 Ratings: 3.0
A book by Beth Raymer

It's hard not to like the breezy, ingenuous voice of this plucky protagonist who proves she's game for any kind of new experience. Hailing from Ohio, Raymer eventually made her way to Las Vegas when she was 24 and found a lucrative position assisting … see full wiki

Author: Beth Raymer
Genre: Entertainment, Biography
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
2 reviews about Lay the Favorite: A Memoir of Gambling
review by . August 01, 2010
I was a bit disappointed by Lay the Favorite - although I think it is mainly my fault. For some reason, I thought this book was about gambling addiction - and, while the main author does walk down a slippery slop, for most of the book, this book really is not as much about gambling addiction as it is about the crazyness that can be found in the world of gambling.    This is the author's life experience - though mainly she has worked in the world of gambling and has, in fact, …
review by . July 01, 2010
Beth Raymer's LAY THE FAVORITE takes you into a world that many become a part of but few understand as well as she does and outlies. The book takes you through her journey in world of chances where nothing is certain, everything is possible and the future can be won or loss in moments. Raymer's honesty is refreshing as she doesn't glamorize the world of gambling, but shows what can happen when you are on either side of a win.    If you are looking for a fun summer read that will …
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