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 28, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - mail bag 7/28/2022

 No guest this week as we answer questions from our mail bag. 

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Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction
[00:26]  The impact of recessions on casinos
[01:07]  Calculating the value of video poker progressives
[02:20]  Expensive mistakes
[07:19]  Hitting hard 14 versus 6 
[08:44]  Legal name change and SSN
[10:53]  Playing under someone else's players card
[13:04]  Princess cruise casino
[15:38]  Group slot pulls
[18:17]  Are markers still owed if a player is 86'd?
[18:55]  Ultimate Texas Hold'em
[21:01]  Is it possible to get a players' club card without scanning ID?
[26:59]  Richard's experience playing in Warsaw
[37:31]  Sports handicapping advice, books, publications
[38:52]  WinPoker app
[41:50]  Sharing secrets
[43:11]  CTRs for non-Americans
[44:08]  Scalping James Grosjean's book
[46:32]  Video poker ROI
[47:40]  Estimating error video poker error rate
[49:40]  W2Gs on Native American casinos
[50:36]  Baccarat dealer errors
[52:14]  AP diversity
[55:27]  Recommended:  Alone on Netflix, Lifespan by David Sinclair

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Books Referenced:
Sharp Sports Betting by Stanford Wong
The Logic of Sports Betting by Ed Miller and Matthew Davidow
20/20 Sports Betting by Logan Fields

Lifespan by David Sinclair

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