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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 - guest tax man Russell Fox

11/17/2017
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Our guest this week is Russell Fox. Russell is a certified tax professional who handles many professional gamblers. We talk about strategies that effect people with gambling income. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:49] Tax evasion v.s. tax avoidance [01:43] The federal tax bill and its relevance to gamblers and non-gamblers [08:29] What is the best way to list W2G’s for a professional gambler using schedule C? [15:23] Online casinos in New Jersey require...

Duration: 01:10:57


Gambling With an Edge - author David Clary

11/17/2017
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Our guest today is David Clary. David is a news editor of the San Diego Union-Tribune, and has written a new book entitled “Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in America.” podcast Click to listen. Alt click to download Show Notes [00:44] The book’s aim and whether the goals were met [02:51] Government revenue and financing through lottery [04:24] Louisiana lottery company and the corruption [05:58] Less known history about the mob and Las Vegas [10:17] David’s...

Duration: 00:53:39


Gambling With an Edge - listener emails part 2

11/2/2017
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We have no guest this week. Bob and I answer questions from our listeners. We always welcome your questions so post them below, or send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com. This is a follow-up to the show two weeks ago. podcast Click to listen. Alt click to download Show Notes [00:47] 7 star experience & potential concerns with parking system's identification [06:41] Credit card cashback and slot machines [08:54] Casino procedures and what they mean for heats on card...

Duration: 01:03:06


Gambling With an Edge - Max Votolato

10/29/2017
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Our guest this week is Max Votolato, talking about his new book, “Gardena Poker Clubs: A High-Stakes History.” Max's initial research into the card clubs in Gardena was for a documentary film called “Freeway City.” podcast Click to listen. Alt click to download Show Notes: Freeway City is streaming free on Vimeo @ https://vimeo.com/146613357 Also, for anyone interested in more info - they can check out the film's website: www.FreewayCity.org 00:50 How did Max become interested in...

Duration: 00:58:12


Gambling With an Edge - listener emails

10/19/2017
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We have no guest this week. Bob and I answer questions from our listeners. We always welcome your questions so post them below, or send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com. podcast Click to listen. Alt click to download Show Notes [00:58] All the AP opportunities in Macau [03:43] VP player playing slot machines for cover [05:19] Traveling BR. Flying v.s. driving with cash [09:31] Comp games outside Las Vegas. The games Richard and Bob play and average hours per week. [12:07]...

Duration: 00:59:07


Gambling With an Edge - listener emails 2

10/13/2017
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We have no guest this week. Bob and Richard answer questions from our listeners. We always welcome your questions so post them below, or send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com. podcast Click to listen. Alt click to download Show Notes [00:32] Should you go on a kamikaze mission and retiring from AP once and for all? [06:17] Should you get mailers in local address P.O. box v.s. out of state P.O. box? The Mr. Yuk Interview #1 The Mr. Yuk Interview #2 [07:45] The proper...

Duration: 01:19:41


Gambling With an Edge - card counter Yoshi

10/12/2017
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Our guest this week is a young card counter named Yoshi. Yoshi lives in the Midwest, started with a bankroll of $3,000, and built it to several hundred thousand in a bit over a year. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:47] Counting cards in the Midwest [01:13] Yoshi’s origin story and the how the BR grew [06:36] Using players’ cards [10:45] Casinos in Oklahoma: the ante and the casino personnels [14:50] Networking with compatible, competent AP’s? [18:39]...

Duration: 00:53:08


Gambling With an Edge - G2E 2017

10/7/2017
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No guest this week. Bob and Richard discuss this year's Global Gaming Expo, also known as G2E. Bob talks about the new video poker games, and I talk about new table games. We also discuss "skill based" games. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show notes [03:59] Surveillance educational seminars [05:57] Federal rule procedure 37(e): using electronic data in a lawsuit [07:58] Scams, cheats, and blacklists [10:26] Slot machine game Haystacks: legality of winning money...

Duration: 00:58:38


Gambling With an Edge - guest Mickey Crimm

9/28/2017
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Our guest today is Micky Crimm. Mickey is a low stakes machine player that lived for years for free in casinos. He now makes his living grinding away in Montana of all places. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [01:15] How long has Mickey been in Montana, and what kind of AP things are there? [03:25] Keno games in Montana [06:58] Getting around the betting limits [12:42] Games that Mickey used to play [13:31] What kind of games is Mickey looking for...

Duration: 00:44:14


Gambling With an Edge - guest Zach Resnick on Bitcoin

9/21/2017
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Our guest today is Zach Resnick, a poker player, coach, and host of the “Just Hands Poker” podcast. Our show today is primarily about bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [02:07] How is Bitcoin relevant to gambling? [04:24] What is blockchain? [09:20] Mt. Gox exchange hack and the security of Bitcoin [10:17] Cold wallet vs hardware wallet [15:23] Coinbase has been closing U.S. accounts due to online gambling. Is that a...

Duration: 00:48:21


Gambling With an Edge - guests Pat Christenson and Andy Uyal

9/15/2017
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Our guest today is Pat Christenson, author of “Rock Vegas: Live Music Explodes in the Neon Desert.” We discuss the book, and how Las Vegas has become one of the premiere live music venues in the US. We also have Andy Uyal who attends 5 or 6 live concerts a year. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [01:28] How did Grateful Dead revolutionize Las Vegas? [07:23] How did Thomas and Mack Center at UNLV usher Las Vegas into the modern age of touring acts? [08:44]...

Duration: 01:04:53


Gambling With an Edge - guest Captain Jack 2

9/7/2017
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The guest this week is Captain Jack. He is on to talk sports betting before the first week of NFL football starts. We also touch on the potential for legal sports betting in the US, and some parlay strategies. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [00:34] How can you play Video Poker faster? [02:29] Football rule changes and their effects on handicapping [05:28] How much does the absence of Ezekiel Elliott affect the line on Dallas Cowboys? [10:20] LA money...

Duration: 00:57:48


Gambling With an Edge - guest academic Mark Johnson

8/31/2017
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This week's guest is Mark Johnson. Mark was a recent post-doctorate at UNLV’s Center for Gaming Research. His research is ongoing, looking at the similarities, and differences between Esports professionals, and professional gamblers. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:47] What was Mark Johnson doing at UNLV? Why UNLV? [03:55] What books other than Richard’s Gambling Wizards has Mark used in the research? [05:40] Considering how young eSports is, was Mark...

Duration: 01:02:04


Gambling With an Edge - guest Anthony Curtis

8/27/2017
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Our guest this week is Anthony Curtis, owner of The Las Vegas Advisor and Huntington Press publishing. We discuss NFL contests, and current Vegas news. podcast Click to listen. Alt click to download Show Notes [00:37] A successful poker & VP player wants to start counting cards. How should he start? [03:15] Do you have to pay outstanding markers if the casino isn’t actively collecting it? [06:30] Anthony’s take on Cromwell Casino’s competing via better gambling opportunities [14:03]...

Duration: 00:56:25


Gambling With an Edge - guest blackjack player Phoenix

8/18/2017
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This week's guest is card counter named Phoenix. We discuss how he started in blackjack, and his life as a road warrior traveling the country trying to earn a living counting cards. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [01:03] Where can I find the most accurate Blackjakck strategy? Would the Phoenix recommend Frank Scoblete’s Speed Count? [03:35] How to increase the counting speed? [10:02] How did he come up with the name Phoenix? Did it come from...

Duration: 01:07:11


Gambling With an Edge - guest Cartwright #4

8/11/2017
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This week's guest is Cartwright. We discuss the blackjack games in CO which had a new side bet called 21 Magic. Cartwright did the analysis of this bet, and then with a partner named Spence, crushed the games. In addition we talk a little bit about credit card churning in the second half of the show. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes 00:37 What was the 21 Magic side bet on the Buffalo Black Jack Bonus? 02:02 How different are the 6D strategy and the infinite...

Duration: 01:10:36


Gambling With an Edge - guest Rich Muny of the PPA

8/3/2017
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The guest this week is Rich Muny of The Poker Players Alliance. The PPA lobbies for legal regulated poker in the US. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download SHOW NOTES [00:55] What is Poker Player’s Alliance (PPA)? [01:27] Does the PPA lobbyists? [01:56] How does Sheldon Adelson’s oppositions against online gambling affect PPA’s effort? [05:54] How has online poker changed since your last episode in October, 2013? [12:15] Why was Nevada able to make a compact with Delaware...

Duration: 01:06:38


Gambling With an Edge - guest Bob Nersesian #18

7/29/2017
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The guest this week is Bob Nersesian. Bob is a frequent guest to the show, and always entertaining. Bob is the lawyer who advocates for the players against the casinos, and has successfully sued many Vegas casinos on the behalf of players. His new book is called The Law for Gamblers: A Player's Guide to Legal Survival in the Casino Environment. Today we discuss more listener questions as a continuation of last week's show. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show...

Duration: 01:02:57


Gambling With an Edge - guest Bob Nersesian #17

7/20/2017
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The guest this week is Bob Nersesian. Bob is a frequent guest to the show, and always entertaining. Bob is the lawyer who advocates for the players against the casinos, and has successfully sued many Vegas casinos on the behalf of players. His new book is called The Law for Gamblers: A Player's Guide to Legal Survival in the Casino Environment. Today we discuss listener questions. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [3:00] If you put the money into the machine,...

Gambling With an Edge - guest tax man Russell Fox

7/16/2017
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Our guest this week is Russell Fox. Russell is a certified tax professional who handles many professional gamblers. We talk about strategies that effect people with gambling income. podcast click to listen - alt click to download Show Notes [1:00] Can professional gamblers use IRA accounts to even out year-to-year fluctuations? [5:20] 4 ways for non-US players to retrieve the 30% of money that is withheld due to W2G’s [8:26] Is it a taxable event if you pick up as cash $100 worth of...

Duration: 01:06:37

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