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 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.

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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] - 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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