Our guest this week is arguably the world’s best gin rummy player, Michael Sall. He is the author of “Gin Rummy: A Predator’s Guide.” We spoke to Michael back in December and thought he merited a return visit.
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[00:00] Introduction of Michael Sall, arguably the best gin player in the world
[00:34] Bets about fasting and weight
[05:40] Adjusting play to an opponent’s strategy in gin
[08:25] Artificial intelligence analysis and game theory in gin
[13:09] Is Michael planning any other books?
[15:07] The worst mistake that inexperienced gin players make
[18:32] South Point Casino March Promotion – $500 Swipe, Spin, and Win, many restaurants have re-opened
[19:55] Predictit.org/promo/edge – place small wagers on various political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners
[20:50] BlackjackApprenticeship.com – card counting community, and training site
[21:14] VideoPoker.com/gwae – Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free pro trial for GWAE listeners
[22:05] The value of social elements of gin advantage play
[26:20] How difficult is it to make a living as a full-time gambler?
[33:02] Recommended – The Source by James Michener, A Time for Mercy by John Grisham, Fortune’s Formula by William Poundstone, The Information by James Gleick
[36:51] Does Richard have plans to write a memoir?
[38:17] Slots and vulturism
[40:08] Timing of ADT beginning and end
[41:33] Is Wheelchair still alive?
[42:12] Are there any offerings for slot advantage play?
[42:27] Did Richard get paid in Moscow?
[44:40] Advantage plays in craps without dice control?
[46:25] Beating roulette and The Eudaemonic Pie by Thomas Bass
[47:38] Bob and Richard’s favorite episodes (all available at GamblingWithEdge.com)
[50:39] How did Bob and Richard tell their wives about advantage play
Gin Rummy: A Predator’s Guide by Michael Sall
Eudaemonic Pie by Thomas Bass https://amzn.to/3rgULMZ
Follow the Bouncing Ball by Mark Billings https://amzn.to/3rdpvyw
The Ultimate Edge by Mark Billings https://amzn.to/31fBiSm
The Source by James Michener https://amzn.to/2OXORU6
A Time for Mercy by John Grisham https://amzn.to/2OVlpOx
Fortune’s Formula by William Poundstone https://amzn.to/3fcNrzy
The Information by James Gleick https://amzn.to/3d34Rfn