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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 - Math Boy

1/10/2019
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Our guest this week is Math Boy, a former player who used mathematical techniques to beat the house. He speaks about a lot of promotions over the years that have been very lucrative. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Mathboy, an AP with a PhD in mathematics [00:39] How did Mathboy get started as an AP? [01:21] Was Mathboy beating casinos before he got his PhD? [02:00} Discussion of Mathboy's early online gambling experiences. [14:26]...

Duration:01:01:11

Gambling With an Edge - Spanky

1/3/2019
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Our guest this week is a professional sports bettor, Spanky. We discuss how Vegas books have changed, his interaction with Billy Walters, and how important getting a good line is. We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Intro of Spanky, a sports bettor [00:30] How did Spanky start gambling? [01:33] When did Spanky realize that he could make...

Duration:01:00:03

Gambling With an Edge - Surveillance Pro, Griff part 2

12/27/2018
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This week we have a return visit from "Griff," a surveillance director who works somewhere east of Las Vegas. Griff answers questions from our listeners. We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Grif, Surveillance Pro [00:39] Does the mode of transportation affect the casino's opinion of a player? [01:25] How often to casinos review all available footage of a...

Gambling With an Edge - Surveillance Pro, Griff

12/20/2018
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Our guest this week is "Griff," a surveillance director who works somewhere east of Las Vegas. Griff answers questions from our listeners. We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Intro of Grif, The Surveillance Pro [00:54] Would coloring up during high counts provide cover? [03:08] Is Hi-Lo tracked by employees or software? [04:30] How effective are Ian Andersen's cover...

Duration:00:53:44

Gambling With an Edge - Anthony Curtis

12/13/2018
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Our guest this week is Anthony Curtis, owner of Huntington Press, and publisher of The Las Vegas Advisor. We discuss room rates for New Years, the new Member Rewards book, and what is new in Las Vegas. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Anthony Curtis from The Las Vegas Advisor and Huntington Press. [00:42] 2019 Las Vegas Advisor Member Rewards Book [05:43] Las Vegas Advisor & Draft Kings deals [13:28] FanDuel is prepaying Alabama...

Duration:03:09:13

Gambling With an Edge - Anthony Curtis

12/6/2018
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Our guest this week is Anthony Curtis, owner of Huntington Press, and publisher of The Las Vegas Advisor. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Anthony Curtis, publisher of Huntington Press and Las Vegas Advisor [00:34] Louisiana law that prevents skilled players from being barred. [04:27] Las Vegas room rates in December. [07:36] Anthony's dealt royal flush story and bar video poker games/promotions. [19:55] LVA football contest...

Duration:03:25:18

Gambling With an Edge - Jimmy Jazz

11/29/2018
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This week Bob and I talk to Jimmy Jazz. We talk about some credit card plays, auto rentals, and casino promotions. We encourage your questions, and you can send them to gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Intro of Jimmy Jazz, frugal travel and credit card expert [00:38] Is the Total Rewards credit card a good deal? [04:00] Can you use a credit card for WSOP entries? [05:10] Implications of a merger between MGM and...

Duration:00:59:31

Gambling With an Edge - Listener emails

11/22/2018
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This week Bob and I answer questions submitted by our listeners. We encourage your questions, and you can send them to gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Intro [00:35] Richard's recent experience on a Norwegian Cruise Line. [06:12] Richard's AutoSlash experience with a Priceline Express Deal car rental. [09:31] Bob's experience filing a complaint with the Nevada Gambling Control Board. [12:08] How can APs deal with rules...

Duration:03:31:47

Gambling With an Edge - Bank and Teller

11/15/2018
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Our guests this week are Bank and Teller with some tales of their adventures in mainly, California casinos. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Intro of APs Bank and Teller [00:44] Why did he choose the name Bank? [02:46] What type of cheating used to happen in player banked games? [04:27] Teller's experience has a dealer. [07:20] How Bank and Teller played a 2:1 Blackjack promotion. [09:47] Bank's experience solving a slot machine. [16:20] Bank was...

Duration:01:06:58

Gambling With an Edge - Russell Fox

11/8/2018
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Our guest this week is tax advisor Russell Fox. We discuss various tax situations that affect gamblers and other citizens. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Intro of Russel Fox of Clayton Financial and TaxableTalk.com, rcfox@ClaytonTax.com [00:35] Draft Kings daily fantasy sports special at the Las Vegas Advisor. [01:43] Do new tax laws affect end of year planning? [03:39] Are there any recent legal decisions that affect gamblers and taxes? [05:14]...

Duration:01:03:02

Gambling With an Edge - Listener emails

11/1/2018
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This week Bob and I answer questions submitted by our listeners. We encourage your questions, and you can send them to gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes: [00:00] Intro [00:40] What hourly rate is acceptable for casino play with little or no heat? [03:55] Have you ever let your personal dislike for a casino corporation or casino owner factor into your decision to play? [08:29] How do full time APs answer questions and/or provide...

Duration:00:53:55

Gambling With an Edge - Listener emails

10/31/2018
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This week Bob and I answer questions submitted by our listeners. We encourage your questions, and you can send them to gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes: [00:00] Intro [00:40] AutoSlash now sponsors GWAE. Richard shares a personal experience where AutoSlash saved him over 50% off of his initial reservation. [04:39] How can listeners help to support GWAE? [06:50] Bob discusses strategies for saving money on wine while on a...

Duration:01:01:33

Gambling With an Edge - card counter Yoshi

10/25/2018
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Our guest this week is Yoshi. Yoshi was on the show last October. At that time he had been counting cards for about 14 months, and ran $3,000 into $300,000. Now he is back a year later, and his bankroll is over a million. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of card counter Yoshi [01:00] What has happened to Yoshi's bankroll since his last appearance? [01:50] How many hours is Yoshi playing now? [02:37] How much is Yoshi betting? [04:17]...

Duration:00:58:40

Gambling With an Edge - guest Captain Jack and G2E 2018

10/18/2018
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Bob and I are again joined by sports bettor and GWAE columnist Captain Jack to discuss what we saw, liked, or didn't like at the recent Global Gaming Expo held last week in Las Vegas. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Captain Jack and G2E [00:40] How can casino managers improve sportsbook operations? [03:40] What new sports betting offerings did Captain Jack see at G2E? [08:10] In-game betting approval process and regulation. [11:45]...

Duration:03:02:12

Gambling With an Edge - guest Captain Jack

10/11/2018
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Our guest this week is Captain Jack. Captain Jack is a sports bettor and GWAE columnist, and we discuss how sports betting is proliferating in numerous states following the repeal of the PASPA law. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [00:00] Intro of Captain Jack [00:30] What is Captain Jack's opinion of sports betting in states that recently legalized sports betting? [01:52] Sports betting promotions that have a positive expectation. [03:30] Are there sports...

Duration:03:53:20

Gambling With an Edge - Gabby Girl part 2

9/27/2018
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Gabby Girl returns, telling us about her interactions with mobster Tony Spilotro and others. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [00:00] Intro [00:43] Listener question #1: Should a casino care about simultaneous pass and don't pass bets? [05:18] Listener question #2: Is it just as effective to count only aces and tens? [07:30] Listener question #3: Do casinos care if players use a video poker strategy card at the machine? [09:00] Listener question #4: Which...

Duration:00:54:23

Gambling With an Edge - Gabby Girl

9/20/2018
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Our guest this week is Gabby Girl, a woman who was a private investigator back in the early 1980s and did work for Oscar Goodman as he defended mobsters. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [00:00] Gabby Girl Intro [00:55] Show Notes for GWAE [02:12] Richard randomly experiences of the value of an Las Vegas Advisor coupon at the Palms [03:42] Listener email question #1: Why would a sports book ban a sharp player? [06:43] Listener email question #2: How do you...

Duration:00:57:48

Gambling With an Edge - Eric Rosenthal part 2

9/13/2018
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Our guest this week is Eric Rosenthal. Eric returns to continue our conversation about advantage traveling. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Eric Rosenthal, [00:50] Richard wants to go to London efficiently via cash and/or points [07:15] How to build a network of casino hosts, getting value from social skills and host referrals [14:18] Utilizing player cruise offers, UrComped.com [20:28] Creating goodwill by referring other strong...

Duration:01:04:44

Gambling With an Edge - Eric Rosenthal

9/6/2018
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Our guest this week is Eric Rosenthal. We talk to Eric about combining advantage gambling with advantageous use of travel options. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Eric Rosenthal, @erosenthal1029, ericr@travelzork.com [00:45] TravelZork.com, casino loyalty and travel loyalty education company [02:45] Eric's experience with Revel's $100k loss rebate promotion, mailers, and the benefits of verifiable play [13:36] Finding partners,...

Duration:03:27:28

Gambling With an Edge - Dr. Nick

8/30/2018
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Our guest this week is Dr. Nick. Dr. Nick is a blackjack player, gambling writer, and host of the podcast Dr. Nick and the Hot Aussie Chick. podcast Click to listen - Alt-click to download Show Notes [0:30] Listener question #1: Basic player card info for video poker [4:29] Listener question #2: Tips for memorizing basic blackjack strategy [7:39] Listener question #3: Blackjack and No Limit Texas Hold'em risk of ruin [11:52] Dr. Nick's arrest for allegedly cheating at Green Valley...

Duration:01:03:54