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The Greatest Gamblers

The Epic of American Oil Exploration

by Ruth Sheldon Knowles

  • 7 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Univ of Oklahoma Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum & oil industries,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9850526M
    ISBN 100806116544
    ISBN 109780806116549

    The World's Greatest Gamblers is all about profiling the most succesful gamblers in the world. From horse racing legends like Bill Benter and Alan Woods, to poker superstars like Phil Ivey and Doyle Brunson, also high rollers like Kerry Packer. Our goal for this website is to create an extensive database of the inspirational gamblers who have.


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