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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Gambling With an Edge - Blackjack Ball 2020

Our guests this week are Max Rubin, Arnold Snyder, and Anthony Curtis on to talk about this year's Blackjack Ball.

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Show Notes

[00:00] Introduction of Blackjack Ball guests, Max Rubin, Anthony Curtis, and Arnold Snyder
[00:59] Max's hosting of the Blackjack Ball
[02:11] Anthony's induction into the Blackjack Hall of Fame
[03:58] Arnold's win and discussion of the skills contest
[08:23] Richard's role in Blackjack Ball prep
[09:14] Edward Thorp's gambling library
[12:15] Champagne prize for the winner of the Grosjean Cup
[15:57] Thumb drive prize for the winner of Grosjean Cup
[19:35] Hall of Fame voting
[24:14] Favorites from 21 Questions
[35:07] South Point Casino March Promotions - Free Play with a Kicker. free video poker classes
[36:13] - Gold Membership offers correction on most games
[37:29] The Grosjean Cup finalists
[42:14] Cutting a card
[45:13] Counting down a double deck
[50:40] Recommended - RxGamble's blog,



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