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You Thought It Was More by
Publication Date: 2015-01-14
"You Thought It Was More" is a profane and raucously funny memoir from the world's greatest counterfeiter, Louis 'The Coin' Colavecchio. Colavecchio, who created mass quantities of undetectable slot machine tokens, writes with commanding vigor about his wild adventures throughout the US and Europe His talents as a jeweler, manufacturer and man of romance are part of the historical record - as seen on The History Channel and The BBC. It might be an understatement to say Colavecchio changed the face of casino gambling forever. Ride with Louis The Coin at 160 mph in his Lamborghini making score after score. From Providence to Atlantic City and Vegas to Rome, Milan, Florence and Geneva, he's the genuine article. As one of the cops who arrested Louis notes in the introduction, "He was very creative, an artist." Who knew metallurgy could be riveting? What? You thought it was more ...