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, April 28, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - guest Maverick

Our guest this week is a poker pro, and AP who goes by Maverick.

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Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction of poker player and musician, Maverick
[00:29]  How did Maverick get started in poker?
[06:11]  Building a bankroll
[08:14]  Tilted by a bad beat, going broke
[11:39]  Playing 2/5 NL in Louisville, moving to Las Vegas
[15:30]  Learning more about poker, getting better
[17:28]  Gambling and family life
[20:11]  Adjusting risk management, diversifying income streams, analytics
[24:11]  Cheating in Las Vegas poker rooms
[25:11]  Playing in Bobby's Room and other big games
[32:10]  Playing heads up
[34:54]  Shifting into other forms of advantage play
[37:08]  Advantage play teams
[39:32]  Sensing heat
[45:21]  South Point Casino May Promotions - Half-priced gas and goods, Mother's Day candy promo
[46:28] - blackjack training site with analtical software, members forum, and chat room
[46:57] - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free Pro Membership trial for GWAE listeners   
[47:43]  Back-off stories
[55:18]  Stories about nervous big players
[59:28]  Recommended:  @vegasissues on Instagram, exercising to limit arm soreness after vaccines, active listening

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