Charlie Campbell

Slim’s Pickings

Amarillo Slim in a World Full of Fat People

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Gamblers Anonymous has a list of twenty questions that aims to identify those with a gambling problem. Anyone answering ‘yes’ to more than seven questions is deemed compulsive. Where then does the dedicated gambler fit in? And how would one categorise Amarillo Slim, the self-styled ‘greatest gambler who ever lived’ and co-author of Amarillo Slim in a World Full of Fat People (Yellow Jersey Press 270pp £12)?

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