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!



Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Dr. Ed Thorp at the 21st Blackjack Ball

On Saturday January 28th 2017 the 21st annual Blackjack Ball was held. Bob will be writing an article next week with the full details of all that went on at the Ball, but I wanted to post this video of a brief speech by Dr Ed Thorp. Dr. Thorp is busy with a promotional tour for his new book, A Man For All Markets,  but has agreed to come on Gambling With an Edge in a few weeks.

 I am incredibly grateful to Dr. Thorp for his work. His book Beat the Dealer changed my life dramatically, as it did the majority of people in the room that night.


Thursday, January 26, 2017

Gambling With an Edge - guest Spencer Robinson

The guest this week is Spencer Robinson. Spencer was a member of one of the largest, and most successful blackjack teams in history.  He was also part of the rock band, The Lords of Altamont. Being a rock star is pretty great cover for a blackjack player.

Song, Tunica - Music and Lyrics by Spencer Robinson

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Gambling With an Edge - guest Buddy Frank

The guest this week is Buddy Frank. Buddy has been a casino director in slots and marketing for 25+ years, and now runs a small consulting business.


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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Gambling With an Edge - Zach Elwood #3

The guest this week is Zach Elwood. Zach is the author of a new book, Exploiting Poker Tells, which should be out within the next month. You can find more info about Zach and his other books at readingpokertells.com.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Gambling With an Edge - listener emails 3

This week is a followup to last week's show where we answer questions submitted by our listeners, and talk about some experiences with casino promotions, both good and bad.  In addition Anthony Curtis stops by to tell us about the new LVA Members Rewards book.

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