Getting Paid to Drink and Gamble, a Book Review

Notwithstanding being set prevalently in the realm of greyhound hustling, Jeff Collerson’s “Getting Paid to Drink and Gamble” is an incredible short book comprising of stories from the track to the games news-casting office (Collerson is a veteran dashing and wine writer) that are energizing, charming and instructive to the games wagering fan. 

Collerson is a veteran of the Daily Telegraph – a major Sydney paper – and the composition all through the book is page-turning and exceptionally Australian. The inclusion of dashing and punting (betting) likewise has an Australian concentration and US or UK perusers may require an Australian helping them with a portion of the large names, areas and dialect to place the hugeness of a portion of the tales into setting. Visit :- Gclub

Regardless of whether a dashing player or a hustling fan or both, you may have the option to put this book down to have a wagered it is that engaging. In the event that you are a betting fan and an Australian from the eastern ocean board, I think it is required perusing for the information contained inside, yet additionally as a method of understanding the manner in which wagering and dashing was directed numerous years prior, and that we are so fortunate to have the kind of hustling and wagering alternatives we appreciate today. 

Mr Collerson covers his initial a very long time as a cadet on the punt to the narratives he has been a piece of or heard direct in the workplace with individual ‘old school’ journos. The vast majority of these are wildly entertaining, going from Frank Sinatra’s pre-show unwinding, to wagering $20 with Frank Packer on the aftereffect of a battle that had just occurred. 

Of the tales specifying hustling detailing and embarrassment, they range from shrewd edgy to out and out crook and savage. 

On the lighter finish of the scale, one coach has his unraced however brisk youthful greyhound set apart in the wagering book of scriptures as a threefold positioned battler – which in this manner gets republished in the Greyhound formguide. At the point when the canine is set at twofold figure chances in the nation meet the canine is eased off the guide into a most loved area and salutes. 

Other more outrageous stories talk about degenerate authorities, people who endeavor to disrupt the canine tracks, obstruction with the races as they are run, canines that are medicated, impeded and more terrible. 

The accounts truly run the reach from the unusual to the astonishing in obvious “reality is bizarre indeed” structure. Collerson has truly perused a brilliant and intriguing life.

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