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We are about how to play with an edge on the casino. Useful for anyone that wants to make money gambling or just stretch their vacation dollar.

We are about how to play with an edge on the casino. Useful for anyone that wants to make money gambling or just stretch their vacation dollar.
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Las Vegas, NV

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We are about how to play with an edge on the casino. Useful for anyone that wants to make money gambling or just stretch their vacation dollar.

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@RWM21

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English


Episodes

Gambling With an Edge - Super host Steve Cyr

6/14/2018
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Bob and I talk to super-host Steve Cyr. We received many questions for hosts from our listeners, and many of them made it into the podcast. We will have Steve on again in the near future to address more of your questions. You can always submit questions to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes

Duration:01:01:48

Gambling With an Edge - Listener emails

6/7/2018
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We have no guest this week. Bob and I answer listener emails, and then discuss lessons we learned about gambling from starting out in backgammon. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes

Duration:01:00:58

Gambling With an Edge - The Big Blackjack Team

6/5/2018
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This week we are joined by "Thea" and "Theo," a brother-sister combination who talk about the early days of their blackjack team-playing experiences. This pair went on to run one of the biggest and most successful blackjack teams in history. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [00:46] Origin story [07:37] The expansion of the team [19:25] Getting away with it [21:35] Being a female player & Backoffs [30:06] Stories before the team became big [33:45] 150+ hrs...

Duration:03:09:06

Gambling With an Edge - Sports betting coming

6/5/2018
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Bob and Richard are joined by four sports betting experts to discuss the recent Supreme Court ruling legalizing sports betting across the country. Anthony Curtis, Frank B, Captain Jack, and Jake (aka The Chairman) all chipped in with their opinions. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [01:35] The situation with the union and the strike. [05:04] The integrity fee, royalties, and the leagues. [12:36] Is the new change good for the AP? [18:58] Anticipating which...

Duration:00:57:22

Gambling With an Edge - Maria Konnikova

5/31/2018
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Bob and Richard are joined by Maria Konnikova, a writer and psychologist who contracted with poker star Eric Seidel to teach her enough tournament poker so she could write a book about it. Turns out she was pretty good at poker. The book has been delayed as she pursues poker full time. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes Maria's website https://www.mariakonnikova.com/ The Confidence Game https://amzn.to/2xpjtUW Mastermind https://amzn.to/2L7wPaq

Duration:00:52:40

Gambling With an Edge - Seth Palansky, WSOP 2018

5/10/2018
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This week Bob and Richard interview Seth Palansky, Vice President of Communication for the World Series of Poker, which begins later this month podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes

Duration:01:08:04

Gambling With an Edge - guest attorney Bob Nersesian

5/9/2018
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Our guest this week is attorney Bob Nersesian. The primary source of questions for Mr. Nersesian were emails from our listeners. If you have questions you would like Bob Nersesian to answer on future shows please send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [00:43] For a non-US citizen who is mistreated, are his rights different than a US citizen? [02:17] If a passenger in a driver's car has substances, is he in a legal...

Duration:01:13:00

Gambling With an Edge - blackjack player Lone Wolf

5/9/2018
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Bob and Richard interview "Lone Wolf," an east coast blackjack player who has primarily worked alone. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [00:52] Are 6 to 5 Blackjack beatable? If so, how? [04:47] Lonewolf’s origin story [06:55] His first time in casino and the progression of the BR [16:03] BR by the year 3 [17:56] When did the heat start coming? [20:08] How much Lonewolf has been playing [21:06] Swtiching to Blackjack variants [25:11] Other versions than...

Duration:00:59:14

Gambling With an Edge - Blackjack Ball 2018

5/9/2018
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We have 3 guests this week discussing the 2018 Blackjack Ball. Max Rubin who hosts the Ball, Wally Simmons, the latest inductee into the Blackjack Hall of Fame, and Wahoo who won this year's skills competition. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [00:45] Why was the BJ Ball held in Spring this year? [04:37] Richard’s role in this year’s BJ Ball event [05:43] the bet: who is going to be inducted into the hall of fame [06:11] What being inducted into the...

Duration:01:10:00

Gambling With an Edge - Dr Alan Schoonmaker

5/9/2018
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Bob and Richard interview industrial psychologist Alan Schoonmaker who has written a large number of books and articles about the psychology of poker podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [00:39] Introduction to Dr. Alan Schoonmaker [05:27] How negotiation relates to poker [07:13] The importance of game selection in business [15:06] “Your worst enemy is yourself” Why it’s more important to study yourself than to study your opponents [20:07] Game selection...

Duration:01:03:21

Gambling With an Edge - Millennial Gambler

4/5/2018
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Our guest this week is "Millennial Gambler," a young Canadian player who parlayed online gambling and the rise of Bitcoin to go from a bankroll of $250 to more than a million dollars. Two important notes: This episode is about Internet gambling which is illegal in some places. Know your laws before you do this. Second, it is paramount that if you play any online casino with a bonus that you carefully read the terms and conditions. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show...

Duration:00:58:24

Gambling With an Edge - German BJ player, Ultimate

3/29/2018
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Our guest today is a German blackjack player who posts under the name of 'Ultimate' on various forums. He tells us about extended trips in the United States and Europe --- how they are similar and how they are different. podcast Click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:51] How competent was Ultimate before and after the Blackjack Apprenticeship bootcamp [05:15] Ultimate’s extended trip in LV [16:08] When should you cash out the chips? [20:55] The losing...

Duration:00:54:04

Gambling With an Edge - Sia Layta

3/25/2018
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Our guest is Sia Layta --- a pseudonym of a woman whose about-to-be-published book is called Black Widow Poker. It's about the advantages and disadvantages of women playing poker. In addition, Sia is planning to enter the Main Event in this year's World Series of Poker dressed as a man. Seth Palansky, WSOP Communication's Director, has said that dressing in this manner is against WSOP rules and Sia will be removed from the event and her entry fee forfeited if discovered. Bob and Richard...

Duration:00:48:02

Gambling With an Edge - Professional card counter, Joe

3/18/2018
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Our guest this week is a professional card counter named Joe. Joe is a young blackjack player with the expressed goal of getting kicked out of every casino in the country. We are also joined by Colin Jones, who was in town for a Blackjack Apprenticeship boot camp. podcast Click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:42] The Irish Roulette player [03:29] Joe’s goal in the beginning [04:11] Joe’s origin story [07:08] Building the bankroll [10:49] 200hr losing...

Duration:01:01:25

Gambling With an Edge - Slot Expert John Robison

3/11/2018
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Our guest this week is John Robison, author of The Slot Expert’s Guide to Playing Slots. John has been a gaming writer for more than twenty years and we talk about some of the inner workings and misconceptions regarding slot machines. podcast Click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [01:39] John’s thinking on slot machines and common misunderstandings [11:37] The reality of loosening and tightening of slot machines [13:44] How the casinos set their theoreticals [22:43]...

Duration:00:57:22

Gambling With an Edge - Geoff Freeman of the AGA

3/5/2018
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Our guest today is Geoff Freeman, President and CEO of the American Gaming Association. The AGA is the chief lobbying organization for the casino industry. We discuss the coming spread of sports betting in the United States, and other issues that effect both the casino industry and the players. podcast Click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:27] Is it fair to say that American Gaming Association is a chief lobbying organization for gaming in the United States? [01:09]...

Duration:01:04:39

Gambling With an Edge - listener emails

3/2/2018
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No guest this week. Bob and Richard discuss, in blackjack the cost of cover, and whether to play smaller stakes to stay under the radar, or play higher stakes, get barred, and move on. We also discuss the difference between house edge and casino hold, and the new rules in the UK for online casinos. Will these effect online casinos the way Atlantic City's no barring policy changed things for card counters? podcast Click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [01:01] Richard’s trip...

Duration:01:04:03

Gambling With an Edge - Frank B and Anthony Curtis

3/2/2018
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Our guests this week are Frank B. and Anthony Curtis. We discuss football contests, sports betting in general, and other things happening in Vegas. podcast Click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:53] A casino cancelling an sports arbitrage bet [08:49] Why do sports books hate arbitrage players? [14:24] Can you profit from betting the opposite of a weak sports bettor? [20:36] A meter money opportunity at the Lucky Dragon [25:41] Partnering up in football...

Duration:01:05:33

Gambling With an Edge - listener emails

3/2/2018
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We have no guest this week. Bob and I again reach into the mail bag to answer listener questions. Podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [03:25] What is the protocol for tipping floor personnels and hosts in video poker? [09:01] "The Best Blackjack Machine on Earth” [12:02] How should I decide whether to play more aggressive or not? [14:42] How do I network with other AP’s? [18:13] What is the life of an AP now? [25:40] Why can’t players play standing...

Duration:00:56:40

Gambling With an Edge - Super Bowl 2018

3/2/2018
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Our guests this week are Frank B. and Anthony Curtis. We discuss this week's super bowl, and talk about proposition bets. We focus not just on good bets to make, but more importantly on how sharp players think and analyze bets in order to get an edge. podcast Click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:37] http://fivethirtyeight.com/ [02:04] How does public's sentiment apply to bettors? Getting an advantage over the over-reacting public [07:13] Betting props: who would be...

Duration:00:56:26