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 11, 2018

Gambling With an Edge - guest card counter SmallCap #3

Our guest on the show this week is a very successful card counter we call SmallCap. He has been on the show twice before (see show notes below for links to past episodes) and has always been a very popular guest. We talk about card rooms in California, as well as some of his personal struggles.

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Show Notes

[00:43] Cardrooms in CA and banking games
[09:06] How non-AP gambling got him barred
[14:12] Taking a break for personal improvement
[23:26] Day trading v.s. Blackjack
[29:12] Going back to Blackjack
[35:36] Idiosyncrasies among different AP's
[37:57] Safety concerns of working in a less secure neighborhood and Tinder strategies
[42:07] Playing in Europe and DBA
[45:29] Benefits of playing at a higher minimum
[48:00] DUI in New Jersey
[52:14] His next plan and why liquor licenses can be great for a laundromat

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