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Professional gamblers Bob Dancer and Richard Munchkin host Gambling With an Edge which aims to make you a better gambler tomorrow than you were yesterday.

Gambling With an Edge Bob Dancer & Richard Munchkin

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Professional gamblers Bob Dancer and Richard Munchkin host Gambling With an Edge which aims to make you a better gambler tomorrow than you were yesterday.

    Gambling With an Edge - guest blackjack player Loudon Often

    Gambling With an Edge - guest blackjack player Loudon Often

    Our guest this week is blackjack pro Loudon Often. Loudon was the biggest money winner on the Church Team which was featured in the documentary "The Holy Rollers." We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of blackjack player Loudon Often [00:41] How did Loudon start playing blackjack? [03:21] Playing with the Church Team [04:41] Loudon's background in writing and theology [09:49] Barring stories and back rooms [12:04] Working on BlackjackApprenticeship.com's Blackjack Bootcamps [14:55] Playing solo versus team play [19:14] Long losing streaks [21:05] How many hours per month does Loudon play? [22:17] Loundon's wife and family [26:25] South Point Casino August Promotions - Half price Walmart gift cards [27:22] Predictit.org/promo/edge - place small bets on political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners [28:11] VideoPoker.com/GWAE - Gold Membership offers correction on most games [30:00] Barona Casino [31:56] Stories about Stumpy from surveillance [37:14] Other interactions with surveillance [40:12] Traveling with large amounts of cash [44:08] Loudon's short stories and website, daviddruryauthor.com [45:30] Recommended - LongReads.com, Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton, Jojo Rabbit Sponsored Links: SouthPointCasino.com Predictit.org/promo/edge VideoPoker.com/GWAE BlackjackApprenticeship.com Books Referenced: Bringing Down the House by Ben Mezrich https://amzn.to/3fH9lYB Recommended: LongReads.com Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton https://amzn.to/3fAZxPu JoJo Rabbit

    Gambling With an Edge - guest Colin Jones

    Gambling With an Edge - guest Colin Jones

    Our guest this week is Colin Jones of Blackjackapprenticeship.com.  We answer blackjack and card counting questions from our listeners. We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Colin Jones, head of BlackjackApprenticeship.com, blackjack player, and blackjack teacher [00:41] The recent mid-week Blackjack Bootcamp [04:44] Colin's upcoming interview with Richard [06:24] Next card hole carding at blackjack [10:42] Cashing chips after getting 86'd [13:31] Facial recognition and masks [17:11] Casinos capturing cell phone communications or data [18:17] Is a name ever clean again after a back-off? [21:12] South Point Casino August Promotion - Half-price Walmart gift card [22:27] Predictit.org/promo/edge - place small bets on a variety of political events[23:33] VideoPoker.com/gwae - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, "Hot Roll Poker" is the game of the week[24:32] Introduction of Levi Mitch [34:35] The value of networking at Blackjack Bootcamp [38:04] Cashing expired chips [40:03] Negativity bias [43:09] Does comp hustling ruin a clean name? [44:25] Recommended - Mindful extension, Freakonomics podcast Sponsored Links: SouthPointCasino.com Predictit.org/promo/edge VideoPoker.com/gwae BlackjackApprenticeship.com Colin's Previous Appearances on GWAE lasvegasadvisor.com/gambling-with-an-edge/119961-2/ lasvegasadvisor.com/gambling-with-an-edge/gambling-with-edge-guest-colin-jones/ Recommended: Mindful extension, Chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/mindful-beta/cieekmjjdkckhpidgaffphlaljdfhhab?hl=en-US Freakonomics podcast, Freakonomics.com/archive

    Gambling With an Edge - guest Max Coins

    Gambling With an Edge - guest Max Coins

    Our guest this week is Max Coins, an option trader who had many low roller shenanigans he played in Vegas and Atlantic City when he was younger, as well as some high-roller play later in his career.  We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of advantage player Max Coins [00:50] Max's friend, Sam [02:30] Pranking Binion's [04:40] Sahara promotions [08:08] Other coupon advantage plays [19:27] Vegas World coupon strategies [28:28] South Point July Promotions - "Spin to Win" [29:33] Predictit.org/promo/edge - place small bets on political outcomes, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners [30:15] BlackjackApprenticeship.com - card counting training site and community, Blackjack Boot Camps available [31:30] VideoPoker.com/gwae - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, Pro Membership included correction on QQ and UX [32:34] More discussion of Vegas World promotions [38:37] Bellagio stories [43:35] Trump Taj Mahal promotions and various other exploits [57:27] Recommended - artsandculture.google.com, Dark on Netflix Sponsored Links: SouthPointCasino.com Predictit.org/promo/edge BlackjackApprenticeship.com VideoPoker.com/gwae Recommended: ArtsAndCulture.Google.com Dark - Netflix.com/title/80100172 Max Coin's other episode: LasVegasAdvisor.com/gambling-with-an-edge/gambling-with-an-edge-guest-max-coins/

    Gambling With an Edge - guest author David Hill

    Gambling With an Edge - guest author David Hill

    Our guest this week is David Hill, author of the new book "The Vapors." We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of David Hill, author of The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America's Forgotten Capital of Vice [00:40] History of gambling, politics, and mob activity in Hot Springs [13:29] Research and interviews for The Vapors [17:50] South Point Casino July Promotions - "Spin to Win" [19:10] Predictit.org/promo/edge - place small bets on various political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners[19:51] BlackjackApprenticeship.com - card counting training site and community, Blackjack Boot Camp scheduled for July 23rd [20:20] VideoPoker.com/gwae - Gold Membership offers correction on most game, 1000 hand free trial of Pro Membership for GWAE listeners [21:05] David's website, DavidHillOnline.com/writing [22:08] David's article on Spanky [28:11] Sports betting in New Jersey by New Yorkers [30:07] David's story on Predicit.org [33:08] Harry Anderson [37:52] Chess [46:11] David's upcoming podcast about gamblers [49:04] David Hill's contact info, @davehill77 on Twitter.[49:32] Recommended: "Marcella" on Netflix, The Best I Saw in Chess by Stuart Rachels  Sponsored Links: SouthPointCasino.com Predictit.org/promo/edge VideoPoker.com/gwae BlackjackApprenticeship.com David Hill's Links: DavidHillOnline.com/writingTheRinger.com 2019/6/5/18644504/sports-betting-bettors-sharps-kicked-out-spanky-william-hill-new-jerseyClassic.esquire.com/article/2019/11/2/the-carpetbagging-gamblers-of-the-garden-stateTheRinger.com/2018/3/21/17130490/predictit-politics-elections-gamblingTheRinger.com/tv/2018/4/17/17248358/harry-anderson-obituary-night-court-magic Recommended:"Marcella" on NetflixThe Best I Saw in Chess by Stuart Rachels https://amzn.to/2Wr0iUI

    Gambling With an Edge - listener emails 7/9/20

    Gambling With an Edge - listener emails 7/9/20

    No guest this week as Bob and I once again dip into the mail bag. We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Intro [01:02] Sexcism discussion [03:06] Face up UTH [06:11] Card counting and playing for comps [08:21] Laying odds in backgammon [13:52] Video poker player has been excluded from multiplier promotions [16:55] Any unusual card counting method for Spanish 21 [18:40] Is it legal to use a VPN to play online poker? [20:37] New table player restrictions and current blackjack table conditions [22:34] Multiple hand video poker bankroll question [23:36] Progressive suited royal flushes [24;44] Maintaining anonymity at high stakes [27:09] Bankroll needed for $32k coin-in on full pay Jacks or Better [28:37] Scouting video poker [30:58] Strategies for physical ticket drawings [32:44] Does changing a video poker machine affect EV? [34:17[ Variance in video poker [35:44] Scouting advantage plays [37:21] Dice control and other craps strategies [39:15] Will Captain Jack or Ed Miller ever do a sports betting boot camp? [39:53] Blackjack side bets [41:02] Why doesn't Richard like Apple products? [42:55] Would Bob ever consider teaching video poker classes online? [44:11] How can someone develop the skills needed to analyze games? [47:22] South Point Casino July Promotions - "Spin to Win" [49:27] Predictit.org/promo/edge - place small bets on various political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners [50:20] VideoPoker.com/gwae - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free pro trial for GWAE listeners [51:16] Tips for minority APs [55:31] Have Bob or Richard ever thought about podcasting about their experiences as professional gamblers? [57:47] Recommended - David Hill's writing, Hamliton on Disney+ Sponsored Links: SouthPointCasino.com Predictit.org/promo/edge VideoPoker.com/gwae  Software Referenced: ExtremeGammon.com LasVegasAdvisor.com/shop/products/dunbars-risk-analyzer-for-video-poker-v-2-0-download-upgrade/ VideoPokerForWinners.com Recommended: David Hill, DavidHillOnline.com Hamilton on Disney+

    Gambling With an Edge - guest T Dane

    Gambling With an Edge - guest T Dane

    Our guest this week is T Dane,  a surveillance expert, and author of "Behind the Black Dome." We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of T. Dane surveillance expert and author of Behind the Black Dome [00:36] The origin of the name T. Dane [01:42] How much of Behind the Black Dome is still relevant? [02:48] T. Dane's employment history [04:44] The impact of Covid-19 on surveillance [08:08] When would surveillance employees want to identify a person [12:36] Do surveillance employees get sent down to the floor? [13:22] How much focus on advantage play? [14:41] Are there incentives from management to catch advantage players? [16:51] Players with tunnel vision [20:01] Database usage and contributions [23:36] What size win would trigger a tape review? [25:21] South Point Casino July Promotions - "Spin to Win," point multipliers on July 4th [26:57] Predictit.org/promo/edge - place small bets on political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners [27:54] BlackjackApprenticeship.com - card counting training site and community [28:36] VideoPoker.com/gwae - Gold Membership offers correct on most games, Game of the Week is Multi-Strike Poker [30:07] Facial recognition technology [33:20] Using social media to identify advantage players [37:01] License plate recognition [41:02] How many advantage players per week did T. Dane see? [41:45] When T. Dane was an advantage player did he park where he played? [43:31] Use of player's card information [46:29] Rat-holing chips [48:00] Cheating incidents [49:51] How many surveillance workers know the basic strategy for blackjack? How many can count cards? [53:54] RFID chips [55:03] What percentage of time is heat generated from the pit boss? Sponsored Links: SouthPointCasino.com Predictit.org/promo/edge BlackjackApprenticeship.com VideoPoker.com/gwae Referenced Links: Other T. Dane Interviews: BlackjackApprenticeship.com/behind-the-black-dome-interview/ LasVegasAdvisor.com/gambling-with-an-edge/interview-with-t-dane-author-of-behind/

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
222 Ratings

222 Ratings

Tinmann91 ,

Grateful for podcast

Terrific Bob and Richard do a weekly podcast. Realize weekly show is difficult. Like the mailbag...Even if repeated question I still learn from answers as the might add a tidbit that I didn’t hear before.
Louden Often show was very good. Listened twice.

4change4ever ,

David Hill

Found this episode to be entertaining and informative. Can’t wait to read Vapors.

bigE7292 ,

Craps! Lover

Love the pod needs more work on Craps! Talk

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