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 28, 2019

Gambling With an Edge - Joe and Semi Pro part 2

Our guests this week are Joe and Semi Pro, back for part 2 of our interview. They are a young couple who count cards together. We talk about the professional gambling life, and how that effects their relationship, and the relationships with their families.

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Show Notes

[00:00] Introduction of Joe and Semi-Pro, an AP couple
[00:40] How does Semi-Pro's family view professional gambling?
[18:40] Joe discusses how his family views professional gambling.
[21:01] What is Joe's tipping policy?
[28:12] South Point Casino March Promotions: Free play promotion
[28:47] Game of the week is "Max Action Poker"
[29:38] How do Joe and Semi-Pro mix work and vacation?
[38:53] A question from Blackjack Apprenticeship Boot Camp about cutting the deck.
[45:52] How can casino countermeasures backfire?
[52:38] Semi-Pro's hiatus from blackjack

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