Our guest this week is a card counter who goes by the name MPS.
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[00:00] Introduction of blackjack player, MPS
[00:30] How did MPS get started in the AP world?
[02:43] Transitioning into more serious play
[06:13] Travel and playing on the road
[08:00] Raising stakes, running poorly, and managing the emotions
[13:15] What did MPS’s family think about his AP endeavors?
[14:14] Team play variance, dynamics, and theft
[22:15] Hours commitment for team play
[23:58] Game conditions and stakes for team play
[24:46] Dealers recognizes the team’s play style
[26:33] Is MPS still pursuing a non-AP job
[27:36] The team disbands, implications of being stuck, different structures
[31:19] Would MPS join another team in the future?
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[35:45] Fondest counting memories, procedural errors
[41:18] Back-offs and 86’ings
[44:04] How has being an AP changed how MSP looks at cash?
[45:30] How much is MPS on the road now?
[45:56] Trouble cashing out
[50:22] Fighting in casinos
[52:07] Getting paid with small bills
[54:30] What would MPS do differently in his AP career?
[56:49] Recommended – James Grosjean’s blog on GamblingWithAnEdge.com, SkipLagged.com