The Gambler and the Bug Boy

The Gambler and the Bug Boy

An account of a dark chapter in American horse racing history documents the scandal that ensued in 1939 and 1940 Los Angeles when notorious L.A. bookmaker Bernard "Big" Mooney threatened young jockeys if they did not fix races, with the ...

Author: John Christgau

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803211223

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 254

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An account of a dark chapter in American horse racing history documents the scandal that ensued in 1939 and 1940 Los Angeles when notorious L.A. bookmaker Bernard "Big" Mooney threatened young jockeys if they did not fix races, with the unwilling assistance of Albert Siler, a young apprentice rider manipulated by the criminal gambler.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

The Gambling Times Guide to Thoroughbred Racing

The Gambling Times Guide to Thoroughbred Racing

Bug Boy - Track expression for apprentice jock who receives weight allowance .
Originally , the asterisk ( * ) beside the jock ' s name in the Racing Form or track
program ( because of weight allowance ) resembled a “ bug . ” With the advent of
 ...

Author: R. G. Denis

Publisher: Lyle Stuart

ISBN: 0897460057

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 120

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Categories: Games & Activities

The Gambling Scene

The Gambling Scene

Key P , H H P G P G P - H H Bug ( 1 ) The joker in poker . ( 2 ) Apprentice
allowance . ( 3 ) A cup attached to the underside of a poker table to hold out
cards secretly . Bug Boy An apprentice jockey . Bullett An ace . Bum Move ( 1 ) A
suspicious ...

Author: Tomas Manuel Martinez

Publisher: Charles C Thomas Pub Limited

ISBN: UOM:39015054063048

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 231

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Categories: Games & Activities

Gambling and Organized Crime

Gambling and Organized Crime

He is called a bugboy . The CHAIRMAN . What ? Mr. GERSTEIN . Bugboy . ( At
this point Senator Ervin entered the hearing room . ) Mr. GERSTEIN . He sends
signals to another confederate who is located either in a house or in an
automobile ...

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B5138122

Category: Gambling

Page: 809

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Categories: Gambling

Gambling and Organized Crime Parts 1 2 3 87 1

Gambling and Organized Crime  Parts 1  2  3  87 1

Immediately following the time of the race being posted and the results being
posted he sends signals by means of this instrument to the disseminator . He is
called a bugboy . The CHAIRMAN . What ! Mr. GERSTEIN . Bugboy . ( At this
point ...

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Government Operations

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105117868641

Category:

Page: 809

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The New Gambler s Bible

The New Gambler s Bible

But after they lose the bug and must ride at comparable weights , the ( believing )
trainers no longer offer them mounts — preferring , instead , the journeyman
jocks with solid reputations . The ex - bug boy ' s record takes a dive , and the ...

Author: Arthur S. Reber

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: PSU:000059683094

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 385

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Offers gambling strategies for a variety of games, including roulette, baccarat, blackjack, keno, poker, lotteries, sports betting, and horse racing; explains gaming theory; and discusses betting, intuition, bankroll management, and cheating
Categories: Games & Activities

Stone Boy

Stone Boy

And there ' s a helluva lot more crime , drunk driving , and child abuse . Having a
gambling hall almost next to the elementary school didn ' t thrill too many parents
. ... He ' s really bit by the gambling bug - takes those junkets to Las Vegas .

Author: Ronald Levitsky

Publisher: Scribner

ISBN: 0684195542

Category: Fiction

Page: 245

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Civil rights lawyer Nate Rosen goes to South Dakota to save an Indian family accused of murder by townspeople intent on confiscating their land.
Categories: Fiction

Dick Tracy

Dick Tracy

Big Boy said , looking shocked . U “ You mean you thought we had gambling
here ? " Pruneface shook his head . “ I wouldn ' t be caught dead in a place that
permitted gambling . " Tracy looked right and left . Out of the corner of his eye he
saw ...

Author: A. L. Singer

Publisher: Golden Books

ISBN: 0307124010

Category:

Page: 64

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Nation of Gamblers

Nation of Gamblers

Everyone is as good as the next guy , yet “ When I win the bet , " for the moment I
am better and am envied . Grown men feel ... The horses and sports betting are
usually the next step for the teenager who has been bitten by the gambling bug .

Author: Stuart Winston

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: STANFORD:36105002536659

Category: Gamblers

Page: 136

View: 627

Categories: Gamblers

Ike s Boys

Ike s Boys

... he and I got the gambling bug . Well , there was a well known gambling club
which was there at the time - - a private club open real late , and we decided to
go . " When we got there , Phil said to me , “ Wait a minute ! Then he stood up ,
dug ...

Author: Phyllis Karpp

Publisher: Popular Culture Incorporated

ISBN: 156075012X

Category: Rock music

Page: 266

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The story of the original Everly Brothers, Ike, Charlie, and Leonard and that of Ike's boys, Don and Phil. From the beginning to the present. It has over 200 photographs, important dates.
Categories: Rock music

The Cards of the Gambler

The Cards of the Gambler

That ' s not what I meant . ' With a gesture of impatience she cracked a biscuit
between her fingers . “ What sort of a bug is biting you ? ... You were a lively boy
then . You always were lively . Until recently . Look , it isn ' t my place to lecture
you .

Author: Benedict Kiely

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015021924884

Category:

Page: 241

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The Gambler the Minstrel and the Dance Hall Queen

The Gambler  the Minstrel  and the Dance Hall Queen

If there ' s a bug on him , Terry , it ' s up his ass . I ain ' t gonna look up his ass . ... I
verified what happened up there , man - how you blew up half the county and
lived through it - - and boy was I impressed ! ” " Get to it , Terry . " " I ' m getting ...

Author: Warwick Downing

Publisher: E P Dutton

ISBN: UCAL:B4439273

Category: Fiction

Page: 155

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Joe Reddman is a private investigator in Denver, Colorado. When a brutal murder occurs he is hired to investigate, but he doesn't want to get involved because he thinks his good friend, Arnie, is the killer. The legend about love, a sack of gold and a murder at the old mining camp in Pikes Peak appears to be happening again. Redman follows a trail of murder, courage, love and despair that takes high into the high country as well as to the top of Denver's most successful drug ring.
Categories: Fiction

Hollywood and the Comics

Hollywood and the Comics

him , Tracy knows that one day the Kid will have to be sent to the orphanage .
District Attorney Fletcher calls Tracy and Police Chief Brandon into his office and
warns the detective about building a case against Big Boy without hard evidence
.

Author: David Hofstede

Publisher: Zanne-3 Pub

ISBN: STANFORD:36105000399688

Category: Humor

Page: 198

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HOLLYWOOD & THE COMICS is a complete guide to film & television adaptations of comic books & comic strips. Over 50 films are listed, with cast lists, credits, plot synopses, ratings, reviews & over 120 photographs; "A WINNING BROWSING & REFERENCE SOURCE FOR BOTH FILM & COMIC BOOK AFICIONADOS."--BOOKLIST. Two hundred pages. Available through Quality Books, the distributors, & direct from the publisher.
Categories: Humor

The Gambler

The Gambler

In the courtyard there were some very fine trees - a very big ilex and a walnut
among others – and a lawn where once ... It was here as a boy I had bought
liquorice root to chew . ... her clothes from Madame Martin's shop 38 THE
GAMBLER.

Author: Stuart Cloete

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000121130797

Category: Novelists, New Zealand

Page: 221

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Categories: Novelists, New Zealand

The Gambler an Autobiography Volume 2 1920 1939

The Gambler  an Autobiography Volume 2  1920 1939

In the courtyard there were some very fine trees - a very big ilex and a walnut
among others – and a lawn where once ... I miss birds and butterflies and the
insect hum of summer . ... It was here as a boy I had bought liquorice root to chew
 ...

Author: Stuart Cloete

Publisher: Harper San Francisco

ISBN: UCAL:$B395226

Category: Authors, South African

Page: 221

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Categories: Authors, South African

Schwann Spectrum

Schwann Spectrum

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105011428039

Category: Audiotapes

Page:

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Categories: Audiotapes

International Motion Picture Almanac

International Motion Picture Almanac

A Price Below Rubies , The Newton Boys , The Big Day . What ' s Cooking
Dinosaur ( voice ) . The Man From Elysian Fields . Searching for Debra Winger (
documentary ) , Ghost Ship . Evelyn , Slingshot . The Darwin Awards , Beautiful
Ohio ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015066040463

Category: Motion pictures

Page:

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Categories: Motion pictures

Variety Who s who in Show Business

Variety Who s who in Show Business

... Mothers Against Drunk Driving ; I Want to Live ; Fame ; The Rousters ; Kenny
Rogers as the Gambler - - The Adventure Continues . ... Films inc : You ' re A Big
Boy Now ; The New Centurions ; Which Way Is Up ? ; Heaven Can Wait ; Reds .

Author: Mike Kaplan

Publisher: Garland Pub

ISBN: 0824041917

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 372

View: 543

Categories: Performing Arts

Harness Horse

Harness Horse

E . Beeler 2 : 1145 Some Guy , Solopop , Kool Nite , Tonney Hill , Vic Dragon ,
Tally Bo , Bernie ' s Big Boy . Owner - L . W ... Tally Bo , Rusty Gambler , Some
Guy , Garvick Hanover , Bernie ' s Big Boy , Toney Hill , Donny Bloss . Owner - W .
G ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000068520786

Category: Horse racing

Page:

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Categories: Horse racing

Once a Week

Once a Week

The boy in the bush , " as it is called , is much more killing , because it is
undiscoverable . ... There is a wire under the gambler's foot , which runs under
the floor and up the wall , and ends near the aforesaid hole . ... New York
gentleman's account of his battle with the Colorado beetle : - “ It would amuse
you to know how I have battled all through this summer with the potato bug , in
order to retain my crop .

Author: Eneas Sweetland Dallas

Publisher:

ISBN: SRLF:A0004098190

Category:

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