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, February 3, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - Mail Bag 2/3/2022

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

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 Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction
[00:52]  How much can a new AP realistically earn with a $100k bankroll
[05:29]  Rat-holing chips
[07:21]  Promotional slot machine payouts
[09:16]  The risk of playing on someone else's card
[10;51]  Casino exact gaming day
[12:06]  Getting put in OSN or flyered over machine play
[14:03]  Flat-betted in NJ
[15:24]  Counting with a ring
[18:29]  Bans, partial bans, and promotional restrictions
[21:57]  Are professional gamblers immune from degeneracy? 
[23:45]  Calculating ADT 
[25:22]  Bankroll calculations
[27:20]  Correlated parlays, same game parlays
[29:36]  Flying with large sums of cash
[32:19]  How much can you win before getting kicked out?
[34:10]  South Point Casino Promotions - $500k Hot Seat in January, Feb $500k Crazy Cupid's Money Madness casino-wide progressives
[35;05] - card counting training site and advantage play community with software and tracking tools
[35;46] - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free Pro Membership trial for GWAE listeners
[37:22]  Off-shore video poker
[40:52]  Index play vs basic strategy play and betting
[44:42]  Dealt royals in video poker
[47:06]  Playing blackjack with a spread for comps in Las Vegas
[48:37]  Does picking up free play without play affect your rating?
[49;24]  Video poker progressives break-even calculations
[50:49]  Risk of getting backed-off with an existing player's card
[52:10]  What are the odds of getting a low 4-of-a-kind?
[53:21]  Counting cards at a tribal casino
[55:57]  Recommended:  The Misfits

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Books Referenced:
Sharp Sports Betting by Stanford Wong

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