1. A book written by "Oklahoma
Johnny" Hale that tells his story from his humble beginnings as a poor country boy
to his successes in business to his wild gambling days playing high stakes poker.
2. A term used to describe an older wealthy
man who now lives as a professional high stakes gambler, or is just involved in high stakes gambling on a regular basis. His true wealth may be a product of his success
at gambling or other unrelated business ventures, or could even be inherited. The gentleman
gambler may at times be viewed as a gentleman of leisure
and he often prides himself as a true gentleman
, honest and fair, but also as a cool and calm player with many years of gambling experience.