Mike Sexton is a legend in the poker world.
In a life spanning over four decades as a poker professional, Mike has excelled both on the felt and on the business side of poker. He is a World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner, helped create PartyPoker in 2001, and was a key player in an event that changed the poker world forever - the launch of the World Poker Tour (WPT) in 2002. He has been a commentator on the WPT, along with Vince Van Patten, since its inception.
In addition, Mike was recognized as poker's Top Ambassador at the Card Player Magazine Player of the Year Awards gala in 2006. That same year, he won WSOP Tournament of Champions, winning $1 million in prize money - half of which he donated to charity. He was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2009.
In this book, Mike recounts his personal experiences and gives his take on some of poker's legendary characters over the past 40 years. If you enjoy poker, are fascinated by the development of the game, and enjoy compelling poker, golf, and gambling adventures, then you'll love Life's a Gamble.
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"Most entertaining poker book"
This book, by far, is the most entertaining poker book. Mike does a great job delivering some of the best stories about big names, gambling for big money. Just finished it for the second time and I'm sure i will re-visit this book.
"Wow! What a LIFE! What Stories! GREAT book!"
Big Daddy's read or "listened to" just about every book on Vegas, Poker.. Gambling Action.. or (real Gamblers) out there. This book here! "Just Wow!"
Chapters speed by.. "I couldn't stop listening..!"
Please Mike! Write more books on "People in Poker!"
The parts on KOJACK.. wow. The stories about your younger years... (Mother) *Amazing
This long time poker loving Action Junkie Approves! Big Daddy Likes! alot alot alot!
Folks! HIT buy! Do it Now!
LIFES A GAMBLE IS worth asking price.. by chapter 7! ... alone!
"thanks for the stories and advice Mike!"
a good set up stories from the gambling world Viva Las Vegas. my preferred game is no limit hold em.
"enjoyed it, very good narration def not boring"
loved it, juicy details, fantastic narration, overall an enjoyable experience, finished it in 5 days
Thank you Mike for sharing your side of these legendary stories. I enjoyed your enthusiasm and excitement.
"Any poker fan will love this book!"
Mike Sexton brings a magic to the reading. Details of his childhood and pre-WPT life were interesting and fun to learn. There were so many colorful characters that crossed the life of this poker legend and I loved the first hand tales.
"Mike Sexton is a superb story teller!!!"
Mike's "Life's A Gamble" is one of the BEST books on the mind of a gambler and the stories he tells, first hand stories, are so entertaining that I was actually laughing out loud.
I cannot wait for Mike to write a sequel! That's a hint, Mike!!! Start writing now!!! My money is waiting!
"A poker must read!!!"
Great stories of life and poker, wishing it was longer. Could listen to Mike all day long.
Mike Sexton tells the stories from growing up in Ohio to being inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame, and the amazing people he met along the way. Of winning and losing millions, and the journey. As they say without risks there are no rewards or as Mike puts it "Life's A Gamble"
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