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, May 18, 2023

Gambling With an Edge - Our last Mail Bag

This is our final scheduled episode of GWAE.  We close out the show with questions from our mail bag. It's been a great ride for 12 years, and we are really grateful for the outpouring of kind words from our listeners, and for our sponsors over the years.

Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction
[00:47]  Lessons learned from guests on GWAE
[04:45]  Missed advantage plays
[09:38]  Memorable moments
[13:26]  Bankroll management and session size
[15:45]  Will Bob continue to blog on Las Vegas Advisor?
[16:23]  Penalty cards in 10/7 Double Bonus
[16:54]  Odds boosts
[18:21]  Hole carding
[20:04]  Card pulling on video poker
[21:37]  Other advantage play resources
[24:09]  Life lesson from gambling
[28:05]  Gathering free play off of multiple cards
[30:14]  Predicting the future of advantage play
[31:55]  Continuous shuffling machines
[32:56]  Favorite casino games
[34:11]  Largest failures
[36:20]  Best gambling advice
[39:10]  Commercials
[42:02]  "Carnival" games
[44:39]  Extracting value from promo chips and coupons
[47:50]  Lowering the house edge at blackjack without card counting
[50:13]  Mistakes and play speed in video poker
[51:34]  Closing remarks

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Short Stories and Books Referenced:
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