Dangerous Odds: My Secret Life Inside an Illegal Billion Dollar Sports Betting Operation

By Marisa Lankester

Soon to be a WARNER BROS. motion picture starring MARGOT ROBBIE (Wolf of Wall highway, Focus), produced via movie 360 (Game of Thrones).

DANGEROUS ODDS - a actual Crime Thriller Memoire -  is the explosive, by no means been advised, behind the curtain check out the area of unlawful activities making a bet, published via an insider, who occurs to be a woman.  Marisa Lankester, a tender good looks with a privileged manhattan upbringing, stumbles into the backdoor of the most important unlawful activities having a bet association within the united states, run by means of Ron The Cigar Sacco.  Marisa, a thrill seeker, maneuvers herself into this mob run males merely bookmaking operation and along with her seems and brains, turns into a relied on insider.   alongside the best way, Marisa falls in love with Sacco's company associate, charismatic Tony. In an try and ward off the wrath of the FBI, Marisa and Tony relocate Sacco's operation from la first to Las Vegas after which to the Dominican Republic the place playing is legal.  What starts off as a enjoyable and fascinating trip at the Caribbean island, the place the tall, blond good looks additionally turns into a best version, morphs right into a twisted nightmare. it's also the romantic story of a pretty, shrewdpermanent younger girl whose love for a charismatic and good-looking Italian-American leads her down the line into crime, incarceration and rape.  

DANGEROUS ODDS is the final word mistery mystery and suspense page-turner that pulls the reader into what's the adrenaline pumped and genius global of activities playing and betting. 

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