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 26, 2020

Gambling With an Edge - listener emails

No guest this week as Bob and I once again dip into the mail bag.

We welcome your questions - send them to us at, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or

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Show Notes

[00:00] Introduction [00:39] COVID-19
[03:07] Richard's intermittent fasting
[05:20] Estimating the edge in a loss rebate promotion
[07:35] Recommendations for musical or comedy shows in Vegas
[10:00] Questions from an female AP looking to get into blackjack
[15:57] What happens if a dealer tip results in a W2-G?
[17:42] AP questions in preparation for trips to Australia and Ireland
[21:24] Are there craps teams that are similar to blackjack teams?
[22:56] No comps on 9/6 Jacks or Better at the Borgata
[28:20] 9/5 DDB with a royal flush progressive calculations
[31:13] What information to pit bosses see when looking up a player's card?
[32:19] What is the legality around using a fake ID at a casino?
[33:14] Barring players from the Grosjean Cup
[36:17] Do you have to play rated at higher stakes? Is using an alias a good idea?
[39:35] South Point Casino March Promotions - Free Play with a Kicker
[40:11] - place small bets on political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners
[40:44] - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, Pro Membership includes UX and Quick Quads
[41:34] Strategies for ticket drawings
[43:20] Casino comps and promos during poor macroeconomic conditions
[44:42] The disappearance of full pay Joker Wild
[45:30] Hedging bets in craps
[48:31] Does the theoretical vary by the type of video poker game?
[50:54] Recommended - Brave web browser

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