Our guest this week is Chris Andrews, author of “Then One Day: Forty Years of Bookmaking in Nevada”. https://amzn.to/3F3daEj
[00:00] Introduction of Chris Andrews, bookmaker and author of Then One Day: Forty Years of Bookmaking in Nevada
[00:42] Gill Alexander and the origin of Chris’ new book
[04:09] Chris’ background in bookmaking
[06:55] Working at the Stardust sportsbook
[11:59] Working at the Barbary Coast sportsbook and misplacing $250,000
[16:36] Working at the Cal Neva sportsbook in Reno
[22:07] Who sets the lines?
[25:15] Max at Cal Neva
[32:02] Roxy Roxborough
[37:08] Chris’ brief job at the Golden Nugget
[40:08] South Point Sportsbook
[41:19] South Point Casino November promotions – earn up to ten half-priced Walmart gift cards, $32k Thanksgiving Day hot seat promotion
[42:21] http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com – card counting training website and community with many betting, tracking, and analytical tools
[52:52] http://VideoPoker.com/gwae – Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free Pro Membership trial for GWAE listeners
[44:38] The best sportsbooks in Las Vegas
[48:53] William Hill and the model of limiting players
[50:59] Then One Year, the sequel to then one day.
[57:50] Have Chris’ sons followed him into the bookmaking business?
[59:22] Recommended: Dexter on Showtime, A Gambling Man by David Baldacci, The Sopranos, and The Sopranos Sessions
Then One Day: Forty Years of Bookmaking in Nevada by Chris Andrews https://amzn.to/3F3daEj
A Gambling Man by David Baldacci https://amzn.to/3C8yrKN
The Sopranos Sessions by Alan Sepinwall, David Chase, and Matt Zoller Seitz https://amzn.to/2YzZrVX