Clutch Henderson wants nothing more in the world than to win the Las Vegas Poker tournament and walk away with the 8 million dollars, but even more so, he wants the gold link bracelet as a visible announcement of his win. Clutch was raised by his Grandfather, who had won the tournament years ago. Unfortunately, he dies trying, as he literally has a heart attack in the last hand of the game. Now he is out to find a living person he can teach all his tricks to and get the bracelet vicariously.
Telly Martin can barely get a win of any kind in life. He has lost his job and decided to become a professional poker player, but the cards just will not go his way. Clutch finds Telly, and after some processing about the fact that he now has a ghost following him around, Telly decides to work with Clutch. Both men have relationship issues, both have a burning need to win.
Cash weaves a tale of obsession and intrigue that keeps the reader on the edge. In addition, there are a few surprises in the story that add to the intensity of the tournament playoff. A good read for a weekend or a rainy day!