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, April 25, 2019

Gambling With an Edge - Mickey Crimm

Bob and Richard interview a free-spirit gambling loner, Mickey Crimm. Mickey spends about half the year in Montana chasing down various types of progressives, and spends the rest of the year traveling through about 20 states knocking off various promotions.

Mickey also shared some of his experiences of when he used to hop the freight trains to get from place to place.

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

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Show Notes

[00:00] Introduction of free-spirited AP Mickey Crimm, @MickeyCrimm
[01:00] Is Mickey still spending most of his time in Montana?
[02:53] The games in bars in Montana
[07:45] Must-Hi-By machines
[09:08} Casinos in Oklahoma
[11:50] Does Mickey still play live poker?
[14:02] Riding freight trains
[18:16] How often does Mickey play in Nevada?
[23:00] Do Native American casinos offer different games?
[26:40] Using a card to generate offers
[29:37] Does Mickey usually work alone?
[33:37] Mickey's Twitter, @MickeyCrimm
[35:56] South Point Casino's April Promotions: Free buffets, email bonuses
[37:07] VideoPoker.com: Gold membership offers corrections on most games
[38:02] Mickey's drinking and gambling stories
[42:39] How did Mickey discover that video poker could be beaten?
[44:49] Piggy Bankin' stories
[49:28] Harley Davidson and Buffalo Diamond
[53:45] $5k and $10k progressives


Thursday, April 18, 2019

Gambling With an Edge - Gill Alexander

Bob and Richard are joined by Gill Alexander. Gill hosts a daily show on VSiN (Vegas Stats and Information Network), and is the host of the podcast Beating The Book. We cover a variety of sports betting questions

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

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Show Notes

[00:00] Introduction of VSIN host Gill Alexander
[00:27] What is the Vegas Stats and Information Network (VSIN)?
[02:42] How does Gill still find the time to bet?
[04:45] Gill discusses sharing personal stories on his show
[06:04] In-game betting risks, processes, and statistics
[13:11] Gill's background, statistics, models, and betting strategies
[17:14] NFL pass interference rule change
[18:52] Discussion of touts
[21:53] Vegas Dave's shenanigans and “Action” discussion
[26:06] South Point Casino April Promotions: Free buffets
[27:17] VideoPoker.com: Gold membership offers corrections on most games
[28:43] William Hill discussion
[38:18] Nevada sports betting messenger law
[40:16} How has the sports media changed in the last 10-20 years?
[47:44] How did Gill prepare to become a host?
[51:26] Gill's advice to aspiring sports bettors and broadcasters

SouthPointCasino.com
VIdeoPoker.com
VSIN.com
VSIN Sirius Channel 204
BeatingTheBook.libsyn.com

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Gambling With an Edge - Bill Krackomberger

Bob and Richard are joined by sports bettor Bill Krackomberger, one of the stars of the Showtime show, "Action." He has a colorful personality, and goes off on a few subjects he feels passionately about.

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

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Show Notes

[00:00] Introduction of Bill Krackomberger , professional sports bettor, @BillKrackman

[00:24] What does Bill does differently than other pro bettors that have appeared on GWAE?

[02:47] Bill's early adventures in advantage gambling

[07:04] The events that led Bill to Vegas

[11:40] "Action" show on Showtime, Vegas Dave's troubles, Kelly Stewart

[24:14] South Point Casino: April free buffet promotion

[25:17] VideoPoker.com: Gold Membership offers strategy correction on most games

[26;05] What sports does Bill specialize in?

[28:29] Betting on college basketball

[32:20] Manipulating lines, getting money down, and trespassing stories

[38:01] Beating the Book" on VSIN

[42:11] Has Bill ever been ripped off by teammates or sportsbooks?

[44:32] Is Bill interested in in-game betting?

[49:14] What sports betting books does Bill recommend?

SouthPointCasino.com
VideoPoker.com
VSIN.com
GamingToday.com
Twitter.com/PinnacleSports
Twitter.com/BillKrackman

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Gambling With an Edge - Sassy Red

Our guest this week is a card counter who goes by the name Sassy Red. We talk to her about how she got started, and her experience as a female AP.

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

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Show Notes

00:00] Introduction of blackjack player, Sassy Red
[00:30] How did being raised in Africa help to prepare Sassy Red for AP?
[03:05] How did Sassy Red get interested in blackjack?
[05:45] Blackjack Boot Camp and initial bankroll discussion
[07:50] Sassy Red/s previous work experience helps her to manage emotions and risk
[14:58] How often does Sassy Red get backed off?
[17:21] Sassy Red shares a battlefield analogy, more discussion about emotions
[22:10] Sassy Red's experiences as a female AP
[26:08] Sassy Red's most memorable back-offs
[28:34] South Point Casino April Promotions - Free buffet vouchers, email free play offers
[29:26] VideoPoker.com - Gold membership offers strategy correction on most games
[30:30] Has Sassy Red every been physically afraid while playing blackjack?
[34:32] Sassy Red's other AP endeavors
[35:56] Sasssy Red's retirement from AP
[37:20] Discussion of extended losing streaks, video poker, hourly EV

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