Short stories tagged with Gambling.
Listing 24 stories.
In a universe where time travel has become the norm, an inexplicable suicide epidemic afflicts the people who successfully ventured to the past, leaving a grisly detective with a confounding mystery to solve.
A hard-working Pennsylvania nurse discovers her friend and ex-lover dead in a ditch. She searches his pockets for the money she loaned him, and when she doesn't find it, she drags his dead body around town in a search for the money.
When a notebook full of top-secret designs is looted from a Brooklyn saloon, a Latino drummer and his inventor girlfriend must go on a quest to retrieve it from a rival Manhattan gang.
Several men become involved in a suspicious gambling ring where secret messages are being anonymously sent out about the race's winners. When one of the men suspects another of cheating, he sends someone to kill him, but the hitman struggles to complete the job as he becomes distracted by drugs and various women.
In 1970s America, a teenage girl observes her parents and the members of their synagogue's Torah study group as they gather each Sunday to play poker. One day, she catches the rabbi bluffing.
A young man who went broke moves back to Chicago and lives in his aunt's basement. Meanwhile, he becomes a roofer where he is exposed to a spectrum of poverty, racism, and power among his colleagues.
In a futuristic world, a nomadic thief meets a wealthy young girl who is a programming genius, and just so happens to have the one thing he needs to score big in his most recent gamble.
When a psychoanalyst's family forces him to give up his poker addiction, he uses the misery of one of his patients, a poker champion, to keep his need to gamble at bay.
A patient landlady and her peculiar tenant share a curious financial relationship, resulting in an act of generosity that spells freedom for one and ruin for the other.
A man is forced to confront his disdain for religion when he develops a relationship with a Jewish woman who converts to Islam. Even after separating, their differing approaches to faith cause them to continually clash until the man finally recognizes what divides them.