Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions Topics for Discussion

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After reading the book, would you consider card-counting to be cheating? Or is it just a way to play a game and get a legal advantage? The book states that card counting is not illegal—do you think it should be? Why or why not?

Do you think the gamblers in the book like Kevin Lewis are basically dishonest people trying to earn a quick buck without an honest day's work? Do you see them more as entrepreneurs working within a system to beat the system? Or do you have some other view of them?

If you had the skills and know-how to count cards at blackjack and make huge winnings, would you do it? Why or why not?

The book presents itself as a nonfiction biography but it contains many elements of writing traditionally found only in fiction. The book has been...

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