Archive for April 2005
Amarillo Slim in a World Full of Fat People: The Memoirs of the Greatest Gambler Who Ever Lived
Amarillo Slim Preston has won $300,000 from Willie Nelson playing dominoes and $2 million from Larry Flynt playing poker. He has shuffled, dealt, and bluffed with some of twentieth-century’s most famous figures. He beat Minnesota Fats at pool with a broom, Bobby Riggs at table tennis with a skillet, and Evel Knievel at golf with a carpenter’s hammer. Amarillo Slim has gambled with ’em all, and left most of them wishing they hadn’t.