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Gambling With an Edge

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Gambling With an Edge

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Bob Dancer & Richard Munchkin

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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 orhttps://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 Mezrichhttps://amzn.to/3fH9lYB Recommended: LongReads.com Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Mertonhttps://amzn.to/3fAZxPu JoJo Rabbit

--3 d ago
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Gambling With an Edge - guest blackjack player Loudon Often

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 orhttps://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 Mem...

--1 w ago
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Gambling With an Edge - guest Colin Jones

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 orhttps://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 include...

--2 w ago
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Gambling With an Edge - guest Max Coins

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 orhttps://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 GW...

--3 w ago
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Gambling With an Edge - guest author David Hill

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 orhttps://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 v...

--JUL 10
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Gambling With an Edge - listener emails 7/9/20

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 orhttps://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 Promo...

--JUL 3
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Gambling With an Edge - guest T Dane

Gambling With an Edge - guest poker pro and author Maria Konnikova

Our guest this week is Maria Konnikova. Maria is a PHD in psychology, and a best-selling author who decided to spend one year learning to play tournament poker from Eric Seidel, and write a book about it. she did so well in one year that she turned pro. Her book is "The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win." 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 Maria Konnikova, author of The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win [00:41] Excerpts of The Biggest Bluff are available online [01:31] Erik Seidel's mentoring [03:56] Psychological and mathematical foundations in poker [05:21] No-Limit Hold'em cash play and tournaments modeling [07:51] Processing and problem solving in poker hands [10:10] Meeting Erik's family [12:27] Pl...

--JUN 26
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Gambling With an Edge - guest poker pro and author Maria Konnikova

Gambling With an Edge - listener emails 6/18/20

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 orhttps://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction [00:39] Bob's recent experiences in Las Vegas casinos [09:33] Richard's thoughts on indexes? [12:05] Online blackjack [14:14] At what level does the heat subside? [15:34] The Illustrious 18 [16:35] Rocky Aoki stories [18:47] What constitutes a losing streak? [19:59] The processing of six-figure jackpots [27:06] Is card counting better than scouting for other plays? [29:54] How can a blackjack player play longer sessions? [31:57] Rat-holing chips [34:22] Problems downloading the podcast [35:40] Full pay Jacks or Better progressives in Las Vegas [36:43] Memorable guests and favorite episodes [38:47] Exhibit CAA [40:30] Card mechanic videos [41;29] Tips on buying a vintage video po...

--JUN 19
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Gambling With an Edge - listener emails 6/18/20

Gambling With an Edge - guest Bill Robertie

Our guest this week is two time backgammon world champion and author, Bill Robertie. We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter orhttps://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Bill Robertie, 2x winner of the World Backgammon Championship and author of How to Play the Opening in Backgammon, Part 1: A New Way of Thinking [00:57] What makes How to Play the Opening in Backgammon different from other books? [05:53] Will excluded positions be included in a future part of this series? [07:53] What over topics will be covered in Book Two and Book Three? [10:10] Could the content of these books change as bots improve? [15:26] Playing openings versus understanding openings [18:41] Scoring tournaments by lowest impact of errors [20:53] Does Bill still play in tournaments? [24:13] Is the proliferation of XG good for the game? [30:13] Do publ...

--JUN 12
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Gambling With an Edge - guest Bill Robertie

Gambling With an Edge - guest Surveillance Operator, Jackson

Our guest this week is a surveillance operator named Jackson."Jackson," is also an AP blackjack player who works/plays in the Midwest. Should listeners want to contact him they can reach him at blackjackjimmy777@gmail.com. We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter orhttps://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Jackson, a surveillance employee and blackjack AP [00:36] Jackson's history working in surveillance [03:45] Surveillance advantage play training and detection [08:50] Databases [11:50] Tape review threshold and methods [17:49] Do surveillance people go down to the floor? [18:34] Contributing to OSN [19:27] How many APs are typically spotted in a week? [21:02] Carnival games [22:17] Where does heat originate? [24:41] Counter detection software [26:35] Can most surveillance employees count? [27:37] Review policy [29:31] As ...

--JUN 5
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Gambling With an Edge - guest Surveillance Operator, Jackson

Latest Episodes

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 orhttps://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 Mezrichhttps://amzn.to/3fH9lYB Recommended: LongReads.com Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Mertonhttps://amzn.to/3fAZxPu JoJo Rabbit

--3 d ago
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Gambling With an Edge - guest blackjack player Loudon Often

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 orhttps://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 Mem...

--1 w ago
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Gambling With an Edge - guest Colin Jones

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 orhttps://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 include...

--2 w ago
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Gambling With an Edge - guest Max Coins

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 orhttps://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 GW...

--3 w ago
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Gambling With an Edge - guest author David Hill

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 orhttps://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 v...

--JUL 10
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Gambling With an Edge - listener emails 7/9/20

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 orhttps://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 Promo...

--JUL 3
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Gambling With an Edge - guest T Dane

Gambling With an Edge - guest poker pro and author Maria Konnikova

Our guest this week is Maria Konnikova. Maria is a PHD in psychology, and a best-selling author who decided to spend one year learning to play tournament poker from Eric Seidel, and write a book about it. she did so well in one year that she turned pro. Her book is "The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win." 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 Maria Konnikova, author of The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win [00:41] Excerpts of The Biggest Bluff are available online [01:31] Erik Seidel's mentoring [03:56] Psychological and mathematical foundations in poker [05:21] No-Limit Hold'em cash play and tournaments modeling [07:51] Processing and problem solving in poker hands [10:10] Meeting Erik's family [12:27] Pl...

--JUN 26
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Gambling With an Edge - guest poker pro and author Maria Konnikova

Gambling With an Edge - listener emails 6/18/20

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 orhttps://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction [00:39] Bob's recent experiences in Las Vegas casinos [09:33] Richard's thoughts on indexes? [12:05] Online blackjack [14:14] At what level does the heat subside? [15:34] The Illustrious 18 [16:35] Rocky Aoki stories [18:47] What constitutes a losing streak? [19:59] The processing of six-figure jackpots [27:06] Is card counting better than scouting for other plays? [29:54] How can a blackjack player play longer sessions? [31:57] Rat-holing chips [34:22] Problems downloading the podcast [35:40] Full pay Jacks or Better progressives in Las Vegas [36:43] Memorable guests and favorite episodes [38:47] Exhibit CAA [40:30] Card mechanic videos [41;29] Tips on buying a vintage video po...

--JUN 19
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Gambling With an Edge - listener emails 6/18/20

Gambling With an Edge - guest Bill Robertie

Our guest this week is two time backgammon world champion and author, Bill Robertie. We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter orhttps://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Bill Robertie, 2x winner of the World Backgammon Championship and author of How to Play the Opening in Backgammon, Part 1: A New Way of Thinking [00:57] What makes How to Play the Opening in Backgammon different from other books? [05:53] Will excluded positions be included in a future part of this series? [07:53] What over topics will be covered in Book Two and Book Three? [10:10] Could the content of these books change as bots improve? [15:26] Playing openings versus understanding openings [18:41] Scoring tournaments by lowest impact of errors [20:53] Does Bill still play in tournaments? [24:13] Is the proliferation of XG good for the game? [30:13] Do publ...

--JUN 12
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Gambling With an Edge - guest Bill Robertie

Gambling With an Edge - guest Surveillance Operator, Jackson

Our guest this week is a surveillance operator named Jackson."Jackson," is also an AP blackjack player who works/plays in the Midwest. Should listeners want to contact him they can reach him at blackjackjimmy777@gmail.com. We welcome your questions - send them to us at gamblingwithanedge@gmail.com, or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter orhttps://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Jackson, a surveillance employee and blackjack AP [00:36] Jackson's history working in surveillance [03:45] Surveillance advantage play training and detection [08:50] Databases [11:50] Tape review threshold and methods [17:49] Do surveillance people go down to the floor? [18:34] Contributing to OSN [19:27] How many APs are typically spotted in a week? [21:02] Carnival games [22:17] Where does heat originate? [24:41] Counter detection software [26:35] Can most surveillance employees count? [27:37] Review policy [29:31] As ...

--JUN 5
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Gambling With an Edge - guest Surveillance Operator, Jackson
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