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, October 21, 2021

Gambling With an Edge - Mail Bag 10/21/2021

No guest this week as we once again dip into the mail bag. 

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Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction
[00:33]  Did Bob ever take advantage of online casino promotions?
[01:28]  W2Gs for craps players
[03:44]  General rules for all variations in video poker
[05:32]  Card counting for comps
[10:12]  Should slot hustling be avoided where hole-carding
[11:30]  Magic of the Nile slot advantage player tracking
[13:21]  $5DDB with double progressive amounts
[16:52]  Should a new AP chase progressives?
[19:54]  Seven Stars Insider newsletter
[21:34]  Prax
[23:23]  Card counting as a refusal and AP sports betting
[25:03]  Signing up for new credit cards when purchasing a home
[27:08]  Baccarat, roulette, and baccarat bonuses
[32:05]  How do the odds change playing two hands versus one hand
[35:24]  Valuing a blackjack hot seat promotion
[39:20]  South Point Casino October Promotions - $500k+ Monster Money casino-wide progressives, Prime Time Mondays for people 55 and older
[40:45] - card counting training website and community with many betting, tracking, and analytical tools
[41:25] - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free Pro Membership trial for GWAE listeners
[42:35]  How did Bob get backed off playing video poker at MGM properties?
[44:52]  Basic strategy for multi-deck and doubling on A7
[48:18]  How can a dealer handle impolite players?
[50:12]  Putting tape over unused camera on computer
[52:17]  Loss rebates for roulette
[53:16]  Blackjack dealer yells "skills check"
[54:31]  Card pulling
[57:34]  Recommended:  books by Donald Westlake, Margins of Error podcast

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Books Referenced:
Comp City by Max Rubin

Software Referenced: 

Donald Westlake books

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