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.
[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
Scarne’s Complete Guide to Gambling by John Scarne https://amzn.to/3FKPHrP
Other Things Referenced:
Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead https://amzn.to/30Ubfnk
Mind Games at the Strat