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, December 15, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - Sports Bettor Amber Gamble

Our guest this week is a sports bettor named Amber Gamble.  Amber has a stats background and started her sports betting journey just a couple years ago.

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[00:00]  Introduction of sports bettor, Amber Gamble

[00:40]  How did Amber get into the gamblng world?

[02:05]  Did dealing blackjack pique her interest in playing?

[03:53]  Moving to Lake Tahoe, pooling tips

[06:04]  Harvey's in the 1990s, the casino's attitude towards card counting

[07:48]  Moving to Las Vegas, card counting, data science, and sports betting

[09:51]  How did Amber start sports betting?

[11:55]  MMA data, handicapping MMA

[15:51]  Casinos in Mexico, ID requirements, taxes

[22:20]  Finding an edge, scaling it

[25:05]  Betting offshore

[26:25]  Has Amber expanded into betting other sports?

[32:18]  Commercials


[40:52]  Real World Risk Institute

[45:20]  Vegas travel tips


[55:15]  Recommended:  Chili Caliente, Lady Chatterly's Lover, The Logic of Sports Betting by Ed Miller and Matthew Davidow, Shaper by PokerJoe

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The Logic of Sports Betting by Ed Miller and Matthew Davidow -

Shaper by PokerJoe -

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