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Better than sex

by Mick Fitzgerald | 29 May 2009
PAPERBACK
Category: Sports Biography
Synopsis
The sensational inside story on how professional punter Patrick Veitch overcame adversity to take the bookmakers for over o10 million in an eight year period. Veitch studied maths at Cambridge alongside becoming a major league punter. A comfortable life as a professional punter looked assured until his world was torn apart. He was the victim of an extortion attempt by a dangerous criminal who would subsequently be tried twice for murder and later convicted of attempted murder. Veitch was forced to flee and go into hiding, returning to Cambridge to testify in a bulletproof jacket with police protection. With his tormentor behind bars, Veitch took on the bookmakers on a greater scale than ever before. Over the following eight years he would come to be known as the bookmakers' public enemy number one as he and his followers relieved the bookmakers of colossal sums.
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Synopsis
The sensational inside story on how professional punter Patrick Veitch overcame adversity to take the bookmakers for over o10 million in an eight year period. Veitch studied maths at Cambridge alongside becoming a major league punter. A comfortable life as a professional punter looked assured until his world was torn apart. He was the victim of an extortion attempt by a dangerous criminal who would subsequently be tried twice for murder and later convicted of attempted murder. Veitch was forced to flee and go into hiding, returning to Cambridge to testify in a bulletproof jacket with police protection. With his tormentor behind bars, Veitch took on the bookmakers on a greater scale than ever before. Over the following eight years he would come to be known as the bookmakers' public enemy number one as he and his followers relieved the bookmakers of colossal sums.
€12.60
37 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

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Product Details

ISBN - 9781905156597
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 29/05/2009
Categories - All, Books, Sports, Sports Biography
No. of Pages - 320
Weight - 364
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 20
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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