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, January 30, 2014

Blackjack Ball 2014

In 1997 Max Rubin decided to throw a party for all his professional gambler friends. All the blackjack teams, big and small, would be in Las Vegas for New Years Eve, so after new years it would be time to kick back, count the money, and have a party. Rather than a boring party where people stand around with drinks in their hand, he decided to have a competition. Gamblers are competitive by nature, and love to play games. He designed the game in two parts. First a written test to narrow the field. Second, a skills portion. Both sections had some things that were silly, (How many chips can you shuffle?) and some that were serious. (See some sample questions below.) The party was a huge success, and has been held every year since. Here is my recap of the 2014 Blackjack Ball.

Gambling With an Edge - guest Mike Shackleford - Super Bowl 2014 edition

The guest this week is Mike Shackleford. We talk about Super Bowl prop bets, and current gambling news. Shak has also developed a new simplified basic strategy for the game Ultimate Texas Hold'Em which we discuss.


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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Gambling With an Edge - guest Anthony Curtis

Our guest this week is Anthony Curtis, owner of The Las Vegas Advisor and Huntington Press publishing.  

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Gambling With an Edge - guest Geoff Freeman of the AGA.

Our guest tonight is Geoff Freeman, President and CEO of the American Gaming Association. 


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Friday, January 10, 2014

Gambling With an Edge - Video Poker for beginners

This week our show is about how to go about learning video poker. We cover books, software, what games to play, and more..

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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Gambling With an Edge - guest Ken Smith

This week's guest is Ken Smith. Ken has written 2 books, How to Win More Blackjack Tournaments, and How to Win Even More Blackjack Tournaments. In addition he recently came out with some new strategy cards, and has one of the best blackjack websites on the net.  blackjackinfo.com. He has a special landing page for listeners of the show at GWAE.


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