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, July 18, 2019

Gambling With an Edge - guest Black Asian

Our guest today is a woman who posts under the name of Black Asian. She is a relatively new, successful blackjack counter, and describes some of the adventures in her first few years of AP experience.

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Show Notes

[00:00] Introduction of card counting AP and attorney, BlackAsian
[00:39] Discussion of the value of being an Asian female AP
[05:48] BlackAsian's gambling background, playing with Vagabond, Blackjack Boot Camp
[13:30] Moving to Vegas with a $3,000 bankroll
[16:03] BlackAsian's marriage
[17:45] Bankroll progression
[20:03] Comparison of AP and practicing law
[23:18] BlackAsian's personality when playing
[26:22] South Point Casino July Promotions: "Mad Money" casino-wide progressives
[26:58] Gold Membership offers correction on most games
[27:23] Driving in Arizona, civil forfeiture
[32:01] Traveling with money
[35:18] Discussion of AP personality types
[37:36] Ed Thorpe
[38:55] Session length
[45:51] Big player discussion

Blackjack Blueprint by Rick Blaine
A Man for All Markets by Edward O. Thorp

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