Jim McManus on the history of poker | University of Illinois at Chicago, Daley Library | Lectures | Chicago Reader

Jim McManus on the history of poker

When: Tue., March 16, 5:30 p.m. 2010

Jim McManus, University of Illinois at Chicago alumnus, writer, professor of literature and writing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and poker player, talks about two of his books: Cowboys Full: The Story of Poker; and Positively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion's World Series of Poker. McManus will discuss his own experiences in the 2000 WSOP and the influence of poker on American life. This event is free and open to the public.


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