Gambling With an Edge - guest Bryce Carlson


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Our guest this week is Bryce Carlson, author of "Blackjack for Blood." We talk about his blackjack adventures, his Omega II strategy, and how his approach differs from today's "Road Warriors."
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Show Notes
[00:00] Introduction of Bryce Carlson, author of Blackjack for Blood
[00:58] Blackjack simulation software
[03:55] Omega 1, Omega 2, and other counting systems
[13:05] "Hit and Run" discussion
[17:35] Bryce's early blackjack, Kelly criterion, trips to Las Vegas
[26:54] Camouflage and bet spreads
[34:00] South Point Casino February Promotions - free buffets, free video poker classes
[35:46] - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free trial of Pro Membership for GWAE listeners
[36:57] 21st Century Card Counter by Colin Jones
[38:00] Playing without a player's card
[46:16] Camouflage and jewelry
[47:44] The Blackjack Ball
[49:40] Blackjack book discussion
[54:28] Bryce's work experience in other industries
[55:55] Recommended - Recomendo, A Public Fit
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