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Enjoy yourself and those around you. Life is at best a gamble.

I learned to play poker at a young and impressionable age, and was playing for a living by the age of twenty. I learned to count cards with Ken Uston, and spent five years playing blackjack and collecting casino chips. I developed a deep desire to learn who had started the many casinos of Nevada, and at the time there was very little about the early pioneers of Nevada gaming, so I spent many hours at the Nevada Archives and Nevada Historical Society and interviewing old casino managers and owners before writing articles about what I was able to dig-up.      

Accomplishments: Graduate of the University of Nevada Reno Gaming Management Program. Distinguished speaker award from the Casino and Gaming Memorabilia Society. I have given speeches on gaming management, poker, blackjack and card-counting, cheating and a more diverse group of speeches on the history of Virginia City, Gold Hill and early baseball teams of the Comstock.
I hold a BS degree in Marketing from the University of Phoenix.


Vegas and the Mob by Al W Moe
The true story of how the Mob took over Las Vegas and skimmed the casinos dry!...

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The Ultimate Key to Successful Blogging by Al W Moe
Want to quit work, sleep till noon, and write all day? Don't try it until you read The Ultimate Key to Successful Blogging!...

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Stealing from Bandits by Al W Moe
The inside action of a major Nevada Casino and its workers are detailed in this novel....

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The Roots of Reno by Al W Moe
The true story of how Reno, Nevada became the "Biggest Little City in the World" through casino owners hard work, intimidation, and treachery....

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Nevada's Golden Age of Gambling by Al W Moe
Nevada's casinos and their stories from 1931 to 1981 with over 70 photos....

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Mob City: Reno by Al W Moe
The growth of the Mob in the casino city of Reno, Nevada....

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Half a Handshake
 by Al W Moe
Article appearing in the August issue of "Western Player" magazine. (P. O. Box 231; 7101 - 120th St.; Delta, BC Canada V4E 2N9) Story of an early casino owner in Nevada - starting in the towns of...


Author Book Marketing
Marketing help for self-publishers

Nevada Casino History
Blog about my life in the gaming industry.

Casino Gambling
New York Times Company - About.com I am the active Casino Gambling Guide to everything about casinos and gambling.

Playing Roulette
Current news about roulette with stories, systems and how to enjoy the game, both online and at your local casino.

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I am the author of five books, starting with "Nevada's Golden Age of Gambling," now in its fifth edition. This book is available at many bookstores and Amazon in softbound and Kindle editions. "The Roots of Reno," takes the reader on a journey from the turn of the century into the 1920's and 1930's Reno. This book is completely factual, does not sugar-coat the casino owners or their actions, and details bank fraud, arson, intimidation and organized swindling that occurred on a regular basis. Most recently "Vegas and the Mob" has reached the #1 seller spot on Kindle for Crime, True Crime, and US History - West.

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