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Gambling With an Edge - guest Mike Shackleford aka The Wizard of Odds

Gambling With an Edge

English - November 25, 2021 20:49 - ★★★★★ - 289 ratings
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 Our guest this week is Mike Shackleford, aka The Wizard of Odds. We talk to Mike about what he had been up to lately, as well as his book Gambling 102.

We welcome your questions - send them to us at [email protected], or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.

Show Notes

[00:00] Introduction of Michael Shackleford, the Wizard of Odds

[00:48] Gambling 102

[03:27] Wizard of Odds newsletter and James Bond movies

[09:25] Punto Banco

[14:11] James Bond/s other gambling games

[19:56] Sal Piacente and cheating scenes in other movies

[20:32] Which James Bond was the best gambler?

[23:30] The Card Counter

[24:21] South Point Casino November promotions - earn up to ten half-priced Walmart gift cards, $32k Thanksgiving Day hot seat promotion

[26:02] http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com - card counting training website and community with many betting, tracking, and analytical tools

[26:35] http://VideoPoker.com/gwae - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free Pro Membership trial for GWAE listeners

[27:45] Double Up promotion

[31:45] How often does Michael gamble these days?

[32:21] Michael's relationship with WizardofOdds.com and WizardofVegas.com

[34:44] Magic trick and magicians

[45:03] Michael's other interests

[46:02] Recommended: Wonderground by Jeff McBride, Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead, Mind Games at The Strat

Sponsored Links:
http://SouthPointCasino.com
http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com
http://VideoPoker.com/gwae

Guest Links:
http://WizardofOdds.com
http://WizardofVegas.com
http://Twitter.com/wizard0fodds

Books Referenced:
Scarne's Complete Guide to Gambling by John Scarne https://amzn.to/3FKPHrP

Other Things Referenced:
http://Youtube.com/watch?v=ki4Fbctwnjs
http://Mirage.mgmresorts.com/en/entertainment/shin-lim.html
http://Mackingshow.com

Recommended:
http://Vegaswonderground.com
http://Thestrat.com/entertainment/featured/banachek-the-mind-s 
Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead https://amzn.to/30Ubfnk
Mind Games at the Strat
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 Our guest this week is Mike Shackleford, aka The Wizard of Odds. We talk to Mike about what he had been up to lately, as well as his book Gambling 102.


We welcome your questions - send them to us at [email protected], or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge.


Show Notes


[00:00] Introduction of Michael Shackleford, the Wizard of Odds


[00:48] Gambling 102


[03:27] Wizard of Odds newsletter and James Bond movies


[09:25] Punto Banco


[14:11] James Bond/s other gambling games


[19:56] Sal Piacente and cheating scenes in other movies


[20:32] Which James Bond was the best gambler?


[23:30] The Card Counter


[24:21] South Point Casino November promotions - earn up to ten half-priced Walmart gift cards, $32k Thanksgiving Day hot seat promotion


[26:02] http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com - card counting training website and community with many betting, tracking, and analytical tools


[26:35] http://VideoPoker.com/gwae - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free Pro Membership trial for GWAE listeners


[27:45] Double Up promotion


[31:45] How often does Michael gamble these days?


[32:21] Michael's relationship with WizardofOdds.com and WizardofVegas.com


[34:44] Magic trick and magicians


[45:03] Michael's other interests


[46:02] Recommended: Wonderground by Jeff McBride, Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead, Mind Games at The Strat


Sponsored Links:

http://SouthPointCasino.com

http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com

http://VideoPoker.com/gwae


Guest Links:

http://WizardofOdds.com

http://WizardofVegas.com

http://Twitter.com/wizard0fodds


Books Referenced:

Scarne's Complete Guide to Gambling by John Scarne https://amzn.to/3FKPHrP


Other Things Referenced:

http://Youtube.com/watch?v=ki4Fbctwnjs

http://Mirage.mgmresorts.com/en/entertainment/shin-lim.html

http://Mackingshow.com


Recommended:

http://Vegaswonderground.com

http://Thestrat.com/entertainment/featured/banachek-the-mind-s 

Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead https://amzn.to/30Ubfnk

Mind Games at the Strat

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