Recently, at some mysterious location in greater Las Vegas, almost 100 of the world’s best blackjack players and other gaming professionals, along with dates for some of the guests, met for the Twenty-First Annual Blackjack Ball. I’m always grateful that host Max Rubin allows one video poker pro to attend, and this year Bonnie was […]
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I recently read a blog by James Grosjean titled Six and a Half Little Words. It reminded me of an incident in my own life. I was debating whether to respond to his blog or to post it as a separate column several weeks later. It turned out to be quite a bit different from Grosjean’s […]
Our guests on the GWAE podcast this week are Professor David Schwartz, who is on to talk about his new book, Tales From the Pit. Then we talk with Anthony Curtis about things happening around Las Vegas, as well as some reminiscences about Peter Griffin. Shows get posted on Thursday afternoons.
The guest this week is DFS pro Nick Dunham, aka 1ucror. Nick is also the CEO or Rotowar, a company that creates tools to help players succeed at Daily Fantasy Sports. podcast Click to listen – Alt click to download
Like any diligent student of Advantage Gaming I study a variety of games from many different sources. My classroom is the Gaming Research Center located on the third floor of the UNLV Lied library, where over the last 15 years I easily have spent several thousands of hours in study. There resides the most complete […]
Our guest this week is one of our favorites – attorney Bob Nersesian. Bob’s new book is The Law for Gamblers: A Legal Guide to the Casino Environment. This book is a must-have for any serious advantage player. We talk some about the book, and also some recent cases in the news that have Bob […]
Our guest this week is Anthony Curtis, publisher of Las Vegas Advisor, and owner of Huntington Press Publishing. This wee we discuss the changes going on with Gambling With an Edge, and the new website GamblingWithanEdge.com. We also discuss this article on Advantage Players in the NY Times – How Advantage Players Game The System, […]
After getting heat hitting a repeat target, my teammate Bullet sometimes says, “I’ve gotta go in there and find out if my player’s card is good.” Why? Why?? Why??? No! No!! No!!! First of all, do you really even need to know the answer to the question?
A handful of times in my career, a boss has sat down at our table while my BP and I were playing a target game. Many players have never experienced that scenario, and completely panic when it happens for the first time. They’re not even sure what to make of it, but I’ll tell you.
Our guest this week is blackjack player, Romes. Romes has been playing blackjack, and carnival games for about 10 years. We talk about some of his team’s exploits. podcast Click to listen – Alt click to download