Gambling With an Edge - guest card counter SD1


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Our guest this week is a card counter we call SD1. We discuss how he got started, and where the professional gambling road has taken him.
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Show Notes
[00:00] Introduction of blackjack player, SD1
[01:00] How did SD1 learn to play blackjack?
[04:03] What Blackjack Apprenticeship tools did SD1 use?
[06:55] SD1's life after Blackjack Boot Camp
[11:26] How did a losing streak affect SD1's home life?
[13:27] Is SD1 full time?
[15:48] Playing unrated
[17:52] SD1's experience in the financial industry
[19:55] SD1's image and personality at the table
[22:41] Bad back-offs
[29:06] South Point Casino December Promotions - Half price when using points, free video poker classes
[30:04] - place small bets on political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners
[32:46] - card counting training program
[33:38] - gold membership offers correction on most games, free pro membership trial for GWAE listeners
[35:21] How did Sky Diver One get his nickname?
[39:11] Does SD1 use alcohol as part of his cover strategy?
[41:09] Additional back-off story
[44:15] The value of networking
[46:40] Cashing out
[48:10] SD1's other advantage plays
[50:40] Recommended - Jeff McBride's Wonderground,

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