Overview:Sporting Chancer: One Man's Journey to Take On the World - Ed Hawkins grew up around gambling. Instead of going to school, he followed his father, a horseracing journalist, around the courses of the UK. From an early age he learnt that bookies never give anything away. So when he lost a misguided gamble on his career, he doubled up on reflex - deciding to wager his way around the globe. Initially gambling his way across Australia, he meets triumph and disaster at one of the world's biggest casinos with witty self-deprecation. He embarrasses himself playing poker with Hollywood's finest at the World Series in Las Vegas, challenges world champion Phil Taylor to a game of darts, fights roosters with Britney Spears' babysitter and fleeces pensioners on planes. Hawkins tries anything to stay afloat, ending up in a Glasgow bingo hall hoping to land the same long odds that stare back at him from the mirror, having been diagnosed with a rare illness.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603726882-9781908051066. It was written by the following authors: Ed Hawkins. Book Sporting Chancer: One Man's Journey to Take On the World, which can be read online, published by the company: Pitch Publishing Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: games, Hobbies, Biography, True Stories, quiz books. The book was published on 2011-05-01 00:00:00. It has 189 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 204 g. File for download Sporting Chancer: One Man's Journey to Take On the World has PDF format and is called sporting-chancer-one-mans-journey-to-take-on-the-world.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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