Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions - Chapters 5, 6, 7, and 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 5, 6, 7, and 8 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 5 is set in Boston during September of 1994. Lewis swims with passion and contemplates card counting. He does basic research on card counting and concludes that it can provide, at best, a 2% rate of return which is insufficient to be attractive. He also thinks about his girlfriend Felicia. She is described as 5'6" with a swimmer's body, and is an MIT engineering student. Lewis and Felicia are close and he anticipates introducing her to his family. His reverie is interrupted by Fisher and Martinez who take him across campus and introduce him to a man named Micky Rosa. Rosa matriculated to MIT at the age of sixteen and is one of MIT's youngest-ever graduates. He wears glasses, has disheveled hair and bad teeth. Rosa is known to Lewis as a pioneer in blackjack card counting and, indeed, Rosa welcomes...

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