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[00:00] Introduction of Houston Curtis, author of The Billion Dollar Hollywood Heist
[00:47] Houston's background in gambling
[03:08] Witnessing shenanigans in licensed casinos
[07:33] Producing television shows
[11:10] Meeting Tobey McGuire
[13:09] KC Munchkin
[17:40] Hustling side bet mechanics in Molly's game
[22:28] Molly enters the game
[25:01] Molly's role shifts
[31:35] South Point Casino - (currently closed) hotel, casino, and spa
[32:32] Predictit.org/promo/edge - place small bets on political events, $20 deposit bonus for GWAE listeners
[33:04] BlackjackApprenticeship.com - card counting training site and community
[33:50] VideoPoker.com/gwae - Gold Membership offers correction on most game, free 1k hand trial of Pro Membership for GWAE listeners
[35:16] Staking Leonardo DiCaprio
[37:47] Why didn't Toby cut Houston out of the game?
[39:40] Did Houston ever intentionally lose?
[42:32] How did Houston's wife tolerate the swings?
[44:02] The sharp players in Molly's game
[50:54] Recommended: MasterClass.com, Duolingo.com
The Billion Dollar Hollywood Heist by Houston Curtis https://amzn.to/2xJBC0J
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