Loser Takes All

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Bertram had no belief in luck. He was not superstitious. A conspicuously unsuccessful assistant accountant, he was planning to get married for the second time. Quite quietly: St Luke's, Maida Hill, and then two weeks in Bournemouth. But Dreuther, a director of Bertram's firm, whimsically switches wedding and honeymoon to Monte Carlo. Inevitably Bertram visits the Casino. Inevitably he loses. Then suddenly his system starts working . . .

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Bertram is not a believer in luck. An unambitious accountant, his plans for his second marriage are typically quiet: St. Luke?s then two weeks in Bournemouth. But he comes to the attention of Dreuther, the director of his company, who changes Bertram?s plans for him: wedding and honeymoon in Monte Carlo, on board his private yacht. Inevitably Bertram visits the casino, and loses. But then his system starts working, and his trouble really begins.

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