Gambling With an Edge - Bob Wachtel


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Our guest this week is backgammon expert Bob Wachtel, who discusses his two volume book, "The Backgammon Chronicles: A Pro's Adventures On Tour."
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Show Notes
[00:00] Introduction of world class backgammon player, Bob Wachtel
[00:56] What motivated Bob to write In the Game Until the End, Volume 2?
[09:27] Will Volume 3 ever be produced?
[10:35] The Backgammon Chronicles
[19:36] Chouettes
[33:45] Backgammon boards with sensors that record moves
[36:17] South Point Casino - great promos will be coming when the casino reopens
[36:40] - place small bets on the occurrence of various political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners
[37:28] - registration for the May 30th bootcamp is now open
[38:41] - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, Game of the Week is Spin Poker Deluxe
[39:28] Online backgammon for real money and the rise of bots
[44:07] Online poker bots
[50:52] Mochy
[56:10] Recommended - On Writing by Stephen King
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Books Referenced:
In the Game Until the End, Volume 2 By Robert Wachtel
The Backgammon Chronicles by Robert Wachtel
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Four-Point by Jake Jacobs
The Education of a Poker Player by Hebert O. Yardley
On Writing by Stephen King

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