Bringing Down the House by Ben Mezrich – The #1 national bestseller, now a major motion picture, 21—the amazing inside story about a gambling ring of M.I.T. BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions. Ben Mezrich, Author. Free Press $24 (p) ISBN. Here you will find an extensive summary and review on the popular book ” Bringing Down the House” written by Ben Mezrich. For readers looking for a novel that.

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Maybe they will merely be banned, first by one casino and then the next sometimes before they can cash in their last-won chipsor maybe they will be taken into the ‘back room’ and various intimidating tactics used.

Maria Romana, Romantic Suspense Author. I have to agree with Petra because I felt that the team t Bringing down the house was a thrilling and action-packed book that just leaves you wanting more.

I was the sucker who shut off my critical tools when reading it and swallowed this hook-line-and-sinker. I’m not competing with other books. I would let my 16 year old read anything. Just as the story becomes interesting, we are sent back to present time where the author is interviewing a man by the name Damon Zimonowski. All items are carefully enclosed with bubble wrap. That’s honestly an adult in my world. And, oh lord, is the dialogue horrible. Bringing Down the House: See and discover other items: In Bring Down the House, it was easy to get attached, if you will, to the characters.


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BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

Fisher and Martinez wanted him to play blackjack full time, but Kevin was still afraid of what his parents would think if they found out. Wonderful description of Vegas and other casino sites.

The book does not go in deep detail about the robbing though, which frustrated me. I think that the use of these specific words helped readers connect because everyone swears once in a while.

Bringing Down the House Book Review and Analysis

Thanks for telling us about the problem. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Aug 07, Nicole rated it it was ok. The lack of detail kind of ruined the book for me, but other than that the book was fascinating. Many chips were stolen in the debacle, so the casino will be very strict about their cash out policy.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Avoiding Vegas for a little while, the team returns to the Grand Victoria in Chicago where they are greeted with familiar faces. This book is not meant for everyone. Some of the events and characters are also composites of several individual events or persons. The story about testing students at a mob-style poker game is entirely made up and unfortunately this is the best part of the first section in the book, while also being unimaginable.

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Let me say this first: I love books about casinos! Hence, I lowered my rating by one star.

Expect a healthy dose of swearing whenever the college kids are directly quoted. They also learned about the dark side of the casino world, how greedy people are and how the Vegas corporations works.

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Only Kevin actually thought about this. It requires consideration, chance, and a prize. Their ny blackjack club develops from an experiment in counting cards on M.