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!

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Gambling With an Edge - guest Michael Shackleford aka Wizard of Odds

Our guest this week is Michael Shackleford aka The Wizard of Odds. We discuss the updated version of his book "Gambling 102".

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Show Notes
[00:00]  Introduction of Michael Shackleford, The Wizard of Odds 
[00:37]  New content in Mike’s new book, Gambling 102
[03:11]  Updated sports betting information
[04:47]  Updated video poker information
[05:46]  Keno
[08:08]  Pai Gow Tiles
[12:53]  Video Poker in New York
[17:22]  Powerball and Mega Millions Advantage Play
[18:48] bridge jumpers
[20:34]  Setting fair lottery odds
[22:23]  Harley Davidson slot machines
[25:35]  South Point Casino January Promotions - $500k Spin to Win, free VP classes start on 1/14
[28:26] - Gold membership offers correction on most games
[29:28] - political betting market with a $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners
[29:58]  Strategies for the South Point “Hot Seat” promotion
[31:17]  Vegas Three Poker field trial at Harrah’s 
[35:20]  Prosperity Three Pictures field trial at the Venetian
[36:49]  Jackpot Hold’em field trial at SLS
[38:30]  Paris Poker field trial at Paris
[40:36]  Recommended - Wescliff Airport Express, DuoLingo, avoid Run at Luxor, The Magic of Jen Kramer at the Westgate, The Mac King Comedy Magic Show

Gambling 102 by Michael Shackleford
Sharp Sports Betting by Stanford Wong


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