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, March 12, 2020

Gambling With an Edge - guest Refinery

Our guest this week is an advantage player we call Refinery. He combines blackjack play, with carnival games, and slots.

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Show Notes

[00:00] Introduction of Refinery
[00:29] The origin of Refinery's name? [01:37] Refinery's entrance into AP, early counting methods
[08:48] What is Refinery's professional background?
[10:44] Online blackjack forums and networking
[18:13] A collusion play with Vagabond
[22:36] What happened in between REKO and advanced collusion plays?
[26:55] Does Refinery still count cards?
[28:24] How does Refinery's wife feel about AP?
[29:29] Using a player's card
[30:38] Bankroll usage and part-time AP decisions
[32:42] Getting flat bet at MGM National Harbor
[36:04] BJ21 post about MGM National Harbor
[40:21] South Point Casino March Promotions - Free Play with a Kicker
[41:49] - place small bets on political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners
[43:06] - counter counting training website and community
[43:30] - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, Pro Membership includes Quick Quads and Ultimate X
[44:28] A technique for great penetration at blackjack
[52:33] Facial recognition software



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