History Channel: Breaking Vegas - The True Story of Six College Students Who Broke the Bank in Sin City

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 15 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: A&E Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Stereo - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Featurette:
      1. HIGH ROLLERS: A HISTORY OF GAMBLING
      2. HOW TO WIN IN LAS VEGAS WITH PHIL HELLMUTH
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Access
    • Interactive Menus

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Product Description:

Based on Ben Mizrich's bestselling book BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE, BREAKING VEGAS tells the true story of six nerdy college students from MIT--including Mizrich himself--who used their genius math skills to win millions of dollars at Las Vegas casinos. The History Channel's thrilling documentary recounts Mizrich's amazing story through archival footage, dramatic reenactments, and interviews with the former students, casino executives, security experts, gamblers, and Vegas historians.

Description by New Video Group:

Who wouldn't love to beat the odds' When a group of college students uses its math skills to win millions, life in the fast lane seems like a sure bet - until the casinos and the IRS catch up to them.
Slip back to the go-go 80s and 90s, when a group of shy, overachieving M.I.T. students by day morphed into high-rolling, big-stakes gamblers by night - with more than a few tricks up their sleeves. Backed by anonymous investors, they checked into hotels under assumed names and, pretending not to know each other, communicated with secret gestures and code words inside the casinos. Betting $50,000 a hand - and in their spare time partying in VIP suites - the students racked up millions in winnings before their ingenious scam folded.
BREAKING VEGAS features interviews and dramatic re-enactments that bring this gripping true story to life.

Plot Keywords:

Documentary | Gambling | Las Vegas, Nevada | Math | Recommended | Scams And Cons | Students | Suspense | Thriller | True Story

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 17,091
  • UPC: 733961712988
  • Shipping Weight: 0.22/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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