Predestination (and Other Games of Chance) by J. Daniel Sawyer
Series: The Antithesis Progression, Book 1.
Approx. 124,010 words.
Published on April 25, 2011 by
When leaving Earth to escape a contract on his life, Joss Kyle finds his poker habit gets him caught up in a struggle for control of the entire solar system. He just wants to build a new life, but in the looking-glass world above the gravity well, survival, like poker, is just another sport. And in this contest, it isn’t whether you win or lose, it's how you rig the game.