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, July 7, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - guest Adam Bjorn

Our guest this week is Adam Bjorn.  Adam has worked both sides of the counter for over 30 years,  He is both a professional bettor, and a bookmaker, and now is working for a software company aimed at giving bookmakers bettor tools for servicing their customers.

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Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction of Adam Bjorn, sports bettor and sportsbook software expert
[00:43]  Adam's background in gambling
[01:57]  Finding an edge, informational advantages
[06:20]  Why did Adam move to Jamaica?
[11:24]  Getting accounts shut down, maintaining outs
[13:16]  Bookmaking in Jamaica
[16:41]  Horse racing in Jamaica, pools, rebates, etc
[20:02]  Creating software for sportsbooks
[24:14]  Limiting and banning players
[28:00]  South Point Casino July Promotions - $650k Summer Money Madness casino-wide progressives
[28:45] - blackjack training site with analytical software, training guides, members forum, and chat room
[29:17] - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free Pro Membership trial for GWAE listeners
[29:54]  Adam's software work
[33:15]  Bottom-up versus top-down
[35:58]  Programming and sales
[37:07]  Is Adam still betting?
[40:54]  Top-down approach
[43:17]  Less volume, bigger edge
[44:12]  Billy Walters
[45:24]  Gambling in India
[48:20]  Hedging
[50:40]  Recommended:  Banza pasta, Ultimate X Poker by James H. Haskell, Atomic Habits by James Clear

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