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, November 17, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - sports bettor, Scott

 Our guest this week is a sports bettor names Scott, aka VegasHorsePools.

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Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction of sports bettor and analyst, Scott

[00:32]  How did Scott get into gambling?

[06:01]  Computer programming, odds screens

[07:29] Transitioning from office work into full time gambling

[09:05]  Recreational, originator, and model sportsbooks

[11:50]  Lessons learned from working at a sportsbook

[16:18]  SpankOdds

[18:54]  How did Scott meet Spanky?  Munchkin?

[24:48]  Networking stories and tips

[34:24]  Contacting Scott

[35:16]  Commercials 

[39:09]  Finding an edge in sports betting

[42:15]  Playing the comp game

[44:28]  Horse racing Python program

[48:05]  Odds screens, Don Best, SpankOdds

[50:18]  Bet Bash, Dink, Chinese Mike

[56:56]  Recommended:  Richard’s office,  Spencer Cornelia, Jack Binion’s Steakhouse at Bally’s, Eat For Life by Joel Fuhrman

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