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I have two distinct lives. One in the trenches of low-budget film and television, the other in professional gambling. Because of the feast-or-famine nature of show business I need a reliable income... gambling. So here you will read about both worlds. Enjoy!



Thursday, March 16, 2023

Gambling With an Edge - Mail Bag 3/16/2023

 No guest this week as we answer questions from our mail bag. 


We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


podcast - https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/mail03142023


Show Notes


[00:00]  Introduction

[00:31]  Income from positive EV games versus income from mail and comps

[06:36]  Video poker machines in racinos in New York

[07:52]  Why don't casinos use CSMs across the board?

[09:10]  Evaluating the return of a mailers

[11:45]  Playing on a spouse's player's card

[12:35]  Can casinos adjust line plays and bonus pays independently

[14:08]  Booking a room for an evening flight

[16:29]  Prenups for APs

[19:13]  Cell phone use at tables and slots

[23:07]  Are casino drawings fair?

[24:48]  Will casinos pay slot tickets via bank transfer

[26:11]  Declaring cash when traveling abroad, currency restrictions

[29:03]  Response to being flat-bet

[30:49]  Deuces Wild DDB strategy

[31:59]  Odds of hitting a royal holding two cards

[33:11]  Three Way Action Video Poker

[35:06]  The Plaza $75 Bingo match play

[36:20]  Commercials

[38:49]  World Game Protection Seminars

[46:38]  Recommended:  Waco on Showtime, The Collectors by David Baldacci



Sponsored Links:

http://Store.blackjackapprenticeship.com/products/tales-from-the-felt-an-illustrated-anthology

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://Unabated.com


Recommended:

http://Sho.com/waco

The Collectors by David Baldacci - https://amzn.to/3mNToJ6

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Gambling With an Edge - sports bettor, Porter

Our guest this week is a professional sports bettor named Porter. You can reach Porter on Twitter at @MLBksPSYCHIC.


We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


Podcast https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/porter


Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction of sports bettor, Porter
[00:33]  Porter’s background in gambling
[02:11]  Backing in California
[05:36]  How important is CLV?
[14:10]  How big is Porter’s team?
[16:47]  Getting stiffed
[20:40]  Warnings signs from partners like
[23:20]  Finding new places to bet, searching for liquidity
[26:41]  Commercials
[28:33]  Variance in small and large markets
[32:34]  Unit size
[34:20]  Seasoning accounts
[35:51]  Market efficiency
[43:03]  Finding partners
[45:33]  Betting props
[49:08]  HotelSlash.com, Guy Savor at Caesars 

Sponsored Links:
http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com
http://VideoPoker.com
http://Unabated.com

Recommended:
http://HotelSlash.com
http://Caesars.com/caesars-palace/restaurants/guy-savoy

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Gambling With an Edge - guest Jimmy Jazz 3/2/23

Our guest this week is Jimmy Jazz.  He is back to talk about credit card strategies and other low roller plays.

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, http://facebook.com/gamblingwithanedge, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter.

Podcast - https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/jjazz10092022

Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction credit card, bargain, and coupon expert, Jimmy Jazz

[00:38]  Southwest Companion Pass deal

[05:42]  Funding online gambling accounts

[13:07]  Referrals and kickbacks

[14:47]  Status matching

[16:13]  Four Queens slot club merged with Binion's

[19:18]  Sticky buttons on video poker, machine error

[21:48]  Safety deposit boxes

[25:05]  Casinos resetting slot or video poker machines, preferential shuffling

[29:05]  Commercials

[29:40]  Self-service beverages

[32:52]  Hustling scam warning signs at The Cosmopolitan

[35:37]  Recommended:  Story Slam at The Charleston Heights Arts Center on 3/11, Wonder Wallet


Sponsored Links:

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://Unabated.com


Recommended:

Story Slam http://Ci.ovationtix.com/35056/performance/11123937

Wonder Wallet


Jimmy's referral link for Southwest card. https://www.referyourchasecard.com/226f/5TOONJBZH9

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Gambling With an Edge - guest Matt of PlusEVanalytics

Our guest this week is a return visit from Matt of http://www.plusevanalytics.com. Some of the topics discussed include 

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


podcast - https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/plusevanalytics


Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction of Matt, aka @PlusEVAnalytics

[00:47]  Matt's lawsuit against Caesars Sportsbook

[05:18]  Ontario gaming regulators side with Caesars

[10:05]  Confidentiality agreements

[14:57]  Matt's course at Analytics.bet

[19:59]  Small data versus big data, NBA 2nd half total example

[23:43]  Bet Bash 2

[32:15]  Commercials

[34:21]  Will Matt ever bet on sports full-time?

[36:26]  The future of sports betting, adverse selection, exchanges, and parimutuel models

[55:50]  Listeners can contact Matt @PlusEVAnalytics on Twitter

[56:03]  Recommended:  Fauda on Netflix, Risk of Ruin Podcast


Sponsored Links:

http://Store.blackjackapprenticeship.com/products/tales-from-the-felt-an-illustrated-anthology

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://Unabated.com


Guest Links:

http://Twitter.com/PlusEVAnalytics

http://Plusevanalytics.wordpress.com

http://Analytics.bet


Recommended:

http://Netflix.com/title/80113612

http://Podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rabbit-hole/id1527018692


Thursday, February 16, 2023

Gambling With an Edge - Mail Bag 2/16/2023

No guest this week as we answer questions from our mail bag. 


We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


podcast - https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/mail02132023


Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction

[00:26]  Playing without card inserted

[00:56]  Failures in advantage play

[12:54]  What is the best way to earn free play?

[14:18]  Dealers offering advice, playing hands without instruction

[15:14]  Tips for building a bankroll

[16:50]  Social engineering to prolong plays

[18:09]  New video poker variant

[19:29]  Maintaining Seven Stars status at Caesars

[20:22]  Testing blackjack team members

[24:48]  Wonging and back counting

[26:10]  Craps betting system

[28:13]  Losses at high variance video poker games

[30:19]  Dealer errors at Free Bet Blackjack

[32:55]  Is video poker still beatable in casinos today?

[33:27]  Playing blackjack at third base

[35:42]  Switching video poker variants due to short-term outcomes

[36:29]  Explaining advantage play to family and friends

[40:59]  Commercials

[42:54]  Bankroll management, planning for living expenses

[45:58]  Free play strategy

[47:05]  Banking issues for advantage players

[49:33]  Emotional bankroll and other tips for increasing blackjack stakes

[50:58]  Does using a food comp hurt offers?

[52:46]  How do APs cash out enough chips to generate income without ID?

[55:21]  Recommended:  Blackjack Apprenticeship Podcast (Episode BJA100), David Baldacci audiobooks


Sponsored Links:

http://Unabated.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com


Books Referenced:

Video Poker for the Intelligent Beginner by Bob Dancer - https://amzn.to/3YCRQQ8


Recommended:

http://Blackjackapprenticeship.com/blackjack-apprenticeship-podcast/

http://Audible.com/author/David-Baldacci/B000AQ0STC

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Gambling With an Edge - Frank B on Super Bowl 2023

Our guest this week is sports bettor Frank B, on to talk about betting this year's Super Bowl.

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.

[00:00]  Introduction of sports bettor Frank B
[00:43]  Hedging, vig, psychological and bankroll considerations
[04:50]  Ratio of overs to unders
[07;30]  Same game parlays
[10:00]  Calculating standard parlay payouts
[13:16]  Differences in Super Bowl betting in different states
[21:30]  Opportunities created by a weekend influx of recreational bettors
[23:51]  Kiosks, apps, and betting in Nevada
[28:33]  What lines are likely to be moved by recreational bettors?
[30:34]  Patrick Mahomes
[31:41]  Imbalances in regional lines
[33:21]  Commercials
[35:41]  Cross sports bets
[43:21]  Resetting of slot machines
[50:40]  Recommended:  The Pez Outlaw on Netflix, Las Vegas Advisor sportsbook deal in Arizona

Sponsored Links:


Recommended:

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Gambling With an Edge - Mail Bag 2/2/2023

 No guest this week as we answer questions from our mail bag. 


We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


podcast https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/mail02022023


Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction

[00:34]  Higher level counts

[02:33]  Hole-carding internationally

[04:07]  Accidentally playing someone else's slot machine mid-bonus

[08:25]  Counting cards on a cruise ship

[10:20]  Longevity research, doctors, diets, and intermittent fasting

[14:51]  Making donations to The Blackjack Hall of Fame's charitable arm

[16:11]  When and why to withdraw money from a bankroll?

[23:46]  Bubble craps

[28:36]  Commercials

[30:34]  Playing as an AP in the UK, ID, slots, tables, counting cards, regulations

[37:48]  9/6 DDB with auto-hold

[39;58]  What happened to Wilma0's money?

[42:09]  Selling the rights to Sex, Lies, and Video Poker

[43:12]  Tipping

[43:56]  Misplaced and stolen cash stories

[48:21]  Richard's brother's gambling

[49:28]  Recommended:  The Good Detective on Netflix, Innovative Remodeling LV, LLC


Sponsored Links:

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://Unabated.com


Recommended:

http://Netflix.com/title/81323914

Innovative Remodeling LV, LLC


Thursday, January 26, 2023

Gambling With an Edge - Throwback episode Kelly Sun

This is a throwback episode originally recorded in 2017. Our guest this week is Kelly Sun. The media dubbed her the "Queen of Sorts," and her team mates called her a "baccarat machine." You know her as the mysterious Chinese woman behind the Phil Ivey edge sorting cases in London, and Atlantic City. Also on this show is Michael Kaplan, who has written about Kelly for the NY Times, and Cigar Aficionado, and Lori Chang.  Lori is a former member of the MIT blackjack team, and friend of Kelly. Kelly sometimes has trouble with English, and Lori came along to help translate, and share a few stories of her own. 

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


Podcast https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/ksuntb


Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction
[02:35]  Edge sorting at baccarat
[03:44]  Kelly's backstory
[06:15]  Gemaco and other brands of cards
[08:22]  "The Macau way"
[09:20]  Automatic shufflers, reusing cards, mini baccarat, cards, and dealers
[14:33]  Edge sorting in blackjack
[16:14]  Developing the baccarat strategy
[19:39]  Playing in Las Vegas, playing with Phil Ivey
[25:30]  Playing in Macau
[27:28]  Foxwoods
[30:43]  Casinos taking freerolls
[32:00]  Don Johnson sees Kelly and Phil at The Borgata
[33:43]  Different rules in baccarat
[34:44]  Eddie stories
[38:51]  Funny stories about frugality
[43:04]  Commercials
[44:36]  Kelly's nicknames
[48:24]  Court cases in New Jersey and London
[50:35]  Playing video poker in Lake Tahoe
[52:26]  Edge sorting in baccarat versus blackjack
[53:43]  Exploiting stereotypes
[58:27]  Can Kelly still play?

Sponsored Links:

Books Referenced:
Tales from the Felt

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Gambling With an Edge - Anthony Curtis 01/19/2023

  Our guest this week is Anthony Curtis. We talk about what's new in Las Vegas.

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


podcast https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/ac01162023

Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction

[00:54]  Las Vegas Advisor Members Rewards

[02:45]  Master coupons

[04:16]  Waived resort fees for up to five nights at Downtown Grand

[05:51]  $1 minimum blackjack tables

[10:11]  Caesars, MGM, Station, and Boyd

[11:56]  Members Rewards release date

[12:33]  Changes in Las Vegas in 2023

[16:44]  Mattress Mack

[22:54]  NFL contests 

[27:10]  Commercials

[29:26]  James Grosjean’s upcoming book

[32:35]  Other upcoming LVA books

[35:27]  Bob's upcoming strategy cards

[41:48]  Face-Up Pai Gow progressive 

[45:35]  Discussion of lifelong EV

[49:38]  Recommended:  Hit and Run on Netflix, Seven Stars free bets at Caesars, Resorts World free play and free parking


Sponsored Links:

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://Unabated.com


Guest Links:

http://Lasvegasadvisor.com

http://Huntingtonpress.com

http://Youtube.com/c/LasVegasAdvisorSHOW


Recommended:

http://Netflix.com/title/80205626

Caesars free bets

Resorts World free play and free parking


Thursday, January 12, 2023

Gambling With an Edge - professional slot player CS

Our guest this week is a professional slot player named CS.  

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.

[00:00]  Introduction of CS, advantage slot player
[00;34]  CS's early gambling experiences
[02:15]  Learning about beatable slots
[05:24]  Networking for slot APs
[07:16]  Scouting slots
[10:59]  Slot tournaments
[14:25]  Optimizing mailers or EV?
[17:17]  Casinos backing off slot players
[19:50]  Multi-progressive slots, software updates, RTPs
[28:14]  Commercials
[30:28]  "Must Hit By" slot machines
[32:10]  Chopping plays with strangers
[35:24]  Stalking other hustlers
[39:14]  Filling bill validators
[42:08]  Would CS check machines in front of slot techs?
[44:12]  Arguments over machines, camping plays
[45:59]  Working with a partner
[48:59]  Can listeners contact CS?
[50:20]  Recommended:  Magic Spoon cereal, A Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Daniel Silva, The Art of Hunting Humans by Sidney Mazzi

Sponsored Links:

Recommended:
http://Magicspoon.com
A Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Daniel Silva - https://amzn.to/3QBAnUZ
The Art of Hunting Humans by Sidney Mazzi - https://amzn.to/3W0aGi8

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Gambling With an Edge - Mail Bag 1/5/2023

No guest this week as we answer questions from our mail bag. 

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


podcast https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/mail12272022

Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction

[00:32]  Kickers in video poker

[02:00]  AP in England

[03:18]  Switching machines in video poker

[04:14]  Super Times Pay

[05:59]  Casino Tournament Strategy by Stanford Wong

[07:02]  Gift pick up, average daily theoretical

[08:02]  Loss rebates and card counting

[10:15]  Strategies to deal with winning and losing, emotional bankroll

[13:09]  Counter intuitive plays in video poker

[15:10]  9/6 Jacks or Better strategy on Bonus Poker

[16:39]  Finding advantage slots

[17:48]  Ultimate X vulutring, penalty cards

[18:41]  Splitting 2s versus a dealer 7, dealer knowledge of strategy

[22:26]  Calculating the value of odds boosts

[24:28]  CSM's impact on edge

[27:00]  Commercials

[29:24]  Pay schedules on multi-game machines

[30:48]  Frequency of hands on multi-hand games

[31:42]  Dice control with a robot arm

[32:30]  Video poker player analyzer software

[38:51]  Splitting aces

[39:16]  A die that paces 7:6 on sixes

[41:11]  The Recruit on Netflix, The Playlist on Netflix


Sponsored Links:

http://Unabated.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com


Books Referenced:

Casino Tournament Strategy by Stanford Wong - https://amzn.to/3VMJFOX

Gambling 102 by Michael Shackleford - https://amzn.to/3Zi01Cb


Recommended:

The Recruit - http://Netflix.com/title/81396545

The Playlist (incorrectly called the Industry in the episode) http://Netflix.com/title/81186296

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - Alex Kane of Sport Trade

Our guest this week is Alex Kane of Sport Trade.  Sport Trade is a betting exchange run very much like a financial market.  rather than betting with a bookmaker, players bet against each other.  Currently they are only available in New Jersey.

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.

 [00:00]  Introduction of Alex Kane of Sporttrade

[00:44]  Alex's educational and sports betting background

[03:12]  Betting exchanges versus bookmaker models

[06:47]  Sporttrade commissions, Betfair's commission policy

[09:10]  Algorithmic betting

[10:42]  Can participants create their own market on Sporttrade?

[15:51]  What is the average hold on a recreational bettor on Sporttrade?

[17:18]  Prop bets

[19:39]  Liquidity providers

[23:10]  In-game odds, DeckPrism Sports

[26:41]  How are liquidity providers getting their data?

[29:22]  Commercials

[32:01]  What sports are covered?  What sports might be covered soon?

[34:21]  Entertainment and political event markets

[36:07]  Court-siding

[42:18]  Sport trade user base and growth

[46:33]  Technology, delays, connectivity

[50:27]  Price discovery

[52:58] Contacting Alex at Twitter.com/A_Kane47

[53:30]  Recommended:  George and Tammy on Showtime, wearing headphones while playing, Blink of an Eye


Sponsored Links:

http://SouthPointCasino.com

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://Unabated.com


Recommended:

http://Sho.com/george-and-tammy

http://Youtu.be/i0gTo-qpxSI

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - Bob Nersesian 12/22/2022

Our guest this week is attorney Bob Nersesian. We had so many questions last time from our listeners that we had to ask Bob back for another round.

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


podcast - https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/ners12222022



Show Notes

[00:00]  Blackjack Hall of Fame

[01:15]  Resetting progressive jackpots

[08:30]  Scanning ID without consent while cashing out

[11:37]  Technicalities of trespassing in PA

[15:10]  Banking laws, right to refuse customers

[24:47]  Casinos using wifi to access phone data

[29:19]  Lying about the location of ID, elements of fraud

[31:16]  Inspecting state agents

[35:37]  Native American casino denying jackpot for vulturing UX

[36:18]  Surveillance audio

[39:36]  Delaying cash outs, patron redemptions

[44:00]  Commercials

[46:24]  Using a calculator to determine the edge on a progressive

[49:58]  Bad beat jackpot being held after poker room closure

[51:14]  Selling comped tickets

[54:41]  Recommended:  Versailles, Suspect by Scot Turowk, Kenny Rogers "Kentucky Homemade Christmas"


Sponsored Links:

http://SouthPointCasino.com

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://Unabated.com


Recommended:

Versailles on Netflix - http://Netflix.com/title/80099753

Suspect by Scot Turow - https://amzn.to/3jpJTOt

http://Youtube.com/watch?v=wQHnFCMlTlg


Thursday, December 15, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - Sports Bettor Amber Gamble

Our guest this week is a sports bettor named Amber Gamble.  Amber has a stats background and started her sports betting journey just a couple years ago.

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.

[00:00]  Introduction of sports bettor, Amber Gamble

[00:40]  How did Amber get into the gamblng world?

[02:05]  Did dealing blackjack pique her interest in playing?

[03:53]  Moving to Lake Tahoe, pooling tips

[06:04]  Harvey's in the 1990s, the casino's attitude towards card counting

[07:48]  Moving to Las Vegas, card counting, data science, and sports betting

[09:51]  How did Amber start sports betting?

[11:55]  MMA data, handicapping MMA

[15:51]  Casinos in Mexico, ID requirements, taxes

[22:20]  Finding an edge, scaling it

[25:05]  Betting offshore

[26:25]  Has Amber expanded into betting other sports?

[32:18]  Commercials

[35:02]  Analytics.bet

[40:52]  Real World Risk Institute

[45:20]  Vegas travel tips

[54:17]  Twitter.com/ambergambling

[55:15]  Recommended:  Chili Caliente, Lady Chatterly's Lover, The Logic of Sports Betting by Ed Miller and Matthew Davidow, Shaper by PokerJoe



Sponsored Links:

http://SouthPointCasino.com

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://Unabated.com


Links Referenced:

http://Analytics.bet

http://Twitter.com/PlusEVAnalytics

http://Realworldrisk.com

http://LasVegasAdvisor.com


Recommended:

http://Chilecalientetym.com

http://Netflix.com/title/81476441

The Logic of Sports Betting by Ed Miller and Matthew Davidow - https://amzn.to/3V2nR1m

Shaper by PokerJoe - https://amzn.to/3HEYUWR

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - attorney Bob Nersesian

Our guest this week is attorney Bob Nersesian. Bob answers legal questions sent in by our listeners.

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


podcast - https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/ners12082022


Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction of gambling attorney, Bob Nersesian

[00:30]  Spotify podcast stats for GWAE

[01:56]  Resorts Casino in AC, sovereign immunity.

[04:13]  Online sportsbook misgraded wager

[09:11]  Player asked for SSN for craps buy-in, CTR

[12:50]  Chip verification in Las Vegas after the Young case

[23:43]  Civil forfeiture

[28:45]  Playing unrated after a trespass

[34:42]  Identification requirements and refusals for CTRs, SAR

[45:46]  Commercials

[49:12]  Sports betting TOS, betting by a spouse

[53:01]  Limiting skilled sports bettors

[56:51]  Structuring, exceeding $10k over multiple buy-ins

[59:55]  Recommended:  Jeki Yoo, Season 5 of The Crown, Band of Brothers



Sponsored Links:

http://SouthPointCasino.com

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://Unabated.com


Recommended:

http://Instagram.com/jekiyoo

http://Netflix.com/title/80025678

http://Hbo.com/band-of-brothers


Thursday, December 1, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - guest Russell Fox 12/01/2022

Our guest this week is tax expert Russell Fox on to talk about what gamblers can do before the end of the year to help with their taxes.


We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


podcast - https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/fox12012022


Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction of gambling tax professional, Russel Fox

[00:42]  Form 1099-K

[03:59]  Gambling winnings as a U.K. resident

[08:39]  Sports betting partnerships

[09:42]  Can gambling losses be carried over to future years?

[10:46]  Session recording for sports betting, related transactions

[15:10]  Reporting income earned by family members

[17:30]  Can an EIN be used for W2G's?

[18:28]  W2Gs for online table games play, session accounting

[20:40]  State taxes on phantom gambling income, deductions

[21:52]  Gambling logs, audits

[26:17]  Horse racing W2G's, 300x rule

[28:09]  Incorrect SSN on W2G

[29:32]  Sessions at different casinos

[30:40]  U.K. and US tax treaty for slot jackpots, lotteries

[32:50]  Nevada taxes on sports betting

[35:32]  Commercials

[38:50]  Tax on futures wagers

[39:50]  Combined gambling records when filing jointly, community property states

[41:35]  Form 5754, issuing 1099s

[44:57]  Good and bad states for gambling

[48:03]  Gambling wins and losses as part of a diversified portfolio

[48:53]  Withholding on W2G

[50:01]  Recommended:  James Fridman, ProHealth Longevity NMN Pro Complete, Blood and Iron by Katja Hoyer


Sponsored Links:

http://SouthPointCasino.com

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://Unabated.com


Recommended:

http://Jamesfridman.com

http://Prohealth.com/pages/uthever-nmn

Blood and Iron by Katja Hoyer - https://amzn.to/3izxVSk

Park v Commissionerhttps://www.govinfo.gov/app/details/USCOURTS-caDC-12-01058/USCOURTS-caDC-12-01058-0



Thursday, November 24, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - Tales From The Felt

 Our guests this week are Colin Jones, and David Drury.  We talk about a new book they produced called "Tales From The Felt," which is a collection of 21 true stories from 21 different professional blackjack players. 

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


Podcast - https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/tftfelt


Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction of Colin Jones and David Drury, authors of Tales from the Felt
[00:40]  A listener thanks GWAE
[02:43]  The idea for Tales from the Felt
[04:24]  Selecting stories, favorite stories
[10:33]  Deadlines, editing, managing authors
[13:07]  Were there any authors that weren't able to contribute?
[17:13]  Is the book currently available?
[18:55]  Book proceeds benefit the Blackjack Hall of Fame 501(c)(3)
[20:08]  How to order the book, bonus content
[23:05]  Commercials
[27:25]  Seven Tonys, The Mansplainer, and showing the humanity of AP
[34:03]  How did Richard choose his story?
[36:08]  David's riverboat story
[38:31]  When will book orders start shipping?
[39:24]  The Gift of the Magi by Darryl Purpose, Harlan Coben's Myron Bolitar Series, Moneyball by Michael Lewis, Friends of the Children nonprofit, Swatch Watch


Sponsored Links:

Link to Buy Tales From the Felt by Colin Jones and David Drury

Recommended:
Harlan Coben's Myron Bolitar Series - https://amzn.to/3GIQHAo
Moneyball by Michael Lewis - https://amzn.to/3EAJaRN

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - sports bettor, Scott

 Our guest this week is a sports bettor names Scott, aka VegasHorsePools.

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


Podcast - https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/vhpools


Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction of sports bettor and analyst, Scott

[00:32]  How did Scott get into gambling?

[06:01]  Computer programming, odds screens

[07:29] Transitioning from office work into full time gambling

[09:05]  Recreational, originator, and model sportsbooks

[11:50]  Lessons learned from working at a sportsbook

[16:18]  SpankOdds

[18:54]  How did Scott meet Spanky?  Munchkin?

[24:48]  Networking stories and tips

[34:24]  Contacting Scott

[35:16]  Commercials 

[39:09]  Finding an edge in sports betting

[42:15]  Playing the comp game

[44:28]  Horse racing Python program

[48:05]  Odds screens, Don Best, SpankOdds

[50:18]  Bet Bash, Dink, Chinese Mike

[56:56]  Recommended:  Richard’s office,  Spencer Cornelia, Jack Binion’s Steakhouse at Bally’s, Eat For Life by Joel Fuhrman



Sponsored Links:

http://SouthPointCasino.com

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://Unabated.com


Guest Links:

http://Twitter.com/VegasHorsePools


Links Referenced:

http://SpankOdds.com

http://90degreespodcast.com

http://Tim.blog


Recommended:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VdZAX4cx4o

http://Twitter.com/RWM21/status/1590035893834092545

http://Caesars.com/ballys-las-vegas/restaurants/binions-steak

Eat For Life by Joel Fuhrman - https://amzn.to/3X3EY5g


Thursday, November 10, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - guest Jimmy Jazz 11/9/22

Our guest this week is Jimmy Jazz.  He is back to talk about credit card strategies and other low roller plays.

We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, http://facebook.com/gamblingwithanedge, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter.

Podcast - https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/jjazz10092022

Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction of value seeker and credit card points expert, Jimmy Jazz

[00:47]  Halloween in Las Vegas

[02:11]  Rental car issues, tips, duplicate reservations, etc

[10:21]  AutoSlash.com

[12:10]  Four Queens and Binion’s merger

[17:59]  Boarding pass deals at The D

[21:13]  Playing at The D, Golden Gate, Circa to generate offers

[26:18]  Point generation on advantage slots

[32:45]  Commercials

[36:16]  Caesars MasterCard

[39:07]  Seven Stars status

[41:00]  I-bonds

[43:31]  Discover Bank savings account

[44:32]  Predictit.org

[45:19]  Food options in Las Vegas

[52:26]  Gas prices

[54:56]  Recommended:  Makers and Finders, Supreme Courtship by Christopher Buckley, Panevino



Sponsored Links:

http://SouthPointCasino.com

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

http://Unabated.com


Sites Referenced:

http://AutoSlash.com

http://GasBuddy.com

http://Upside.com


Recommended:

http://Makerslv.com

Supreme Courtship by Christopher Buckley - https://amzn.to/3TshVyb

http://Panevinolasvegas.com

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - Anthony Curtis 11/1/2022

 Our guest this week is Anthony Curtis. We talk about what's new in Las Vegas.


We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


podcast https://www.spreaker.com/user/7418966/ac11012022

Show Notes

00:00]  Introduction

[00:48]  Mattress Mack and the World Series

[05:32]  Is the free furniture deal still available?

[08:36]  Does Mattress Mack really want the Astros to win?

[10:12]  Grand Prix is Las Vegas, celebrity racing odds

[18:41]  Tilman Fertitta

[20:58]  Station casinos, lost points, hoarding points

[25:33]  Commercials

[29:41]  Don Schlesinger's upcoming book 

[35:24]  Bob Dancer and Phileas Bruce strategy cards

[41:07]  Las Vegas Advisor is going digital

[45:00]  Recommended:  $25 match plays at The D, $1M photo display at Binion's


Sponsored Links:

https://SouthPointCasino.com

https://BlackjackApprenticeship.com

https://VideoPoker.com/gwae

https://Unabated.com


Books Referenced:

Sportsbook Management by Roxy Roxborough - https://amzn.to/3NyRxkD

Blackjack Attack by Don Schlesinger - https://amzn.to/3zG8h3M

Connected Vegas Style by Richard Wilk - https://amzn.to/3WxSMF8


Recommended:

Match play promotions at The D

$1M display at Binion's