31. Gets Booked, Writes a Book

A man convicted of writing bad checks to has written a book that he predicts will a national bestseller. Entitled A Casino Is Born Minute, the 250-page book details James Duncan’s successful unsuccessful attempts to beat casinos. Duncan is serving five-year sentence for grand larceny in the Las city jail. He wrote 18 bogus checks, ranging value from $3,000 to $10,000, at 17 different . “My only mistake was cashing that last check the same casino I had cashed the first at,” said Duncan. “They were waiting for me.”
only has a few months left before he released from the jail. During his incarceration, he the library facilities and computers to write his . He completed the book two months ago and now shopping it around to various publishers.
Books gambling and casinos are very popular. People like read about gangsters, beautiful women, flashy cars, posh , and the exciting possibilities of winning it all losing it all. Duncan says he was the card-counter in Las Vegas. He claims that he almost $1 million at blackjack. Then, other card started copying his technique.
“They abused the system,” Duncan. “They got greedy. If they’d been like , and just won some here and there, different , and different nights, the casinos wouldn’t have gotten so fast.” When the casinos realized what was on, they started using two or more decks the blackjack tables to thwart the counters. They out anyone they suspected of counting cards.