Gambling With an Edge - guest Jim Kilby

01.22.2021 - By Gambling With an Edge

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Our guest this week is Jim Kilby. Jim was a professor at UNLV, has written books on casino management, casino marketing, and casino operations. His career as both a blackjack player, and dealer goes back 50 years. We welcome your questions - send them to us at [email protected], or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Jim Kilby, UNLV professor and former blackjack player and dealer [00:36] Dealing blackjack at 19 years old [03:36] Identifying card counters in the late 1960s and early 1970s [09:07] Playing Blackjack as a Business by Lawrence Revere [13:14] Playing blackjack while dealing, playing conditions [17:35] Private lessons with Lawrence Revere [22:39] Engraved Zippo lighters [25:27] Counting in Panama [26:20] Bob Griffin, playing in Puerto Rico, cruises [30:48] Returning to the casino industry after college, teaching [36:50] South Point Casino January Promotions - $400k Spin to Win [37:20] - place small wagers on various political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners [38:29] - card counting training site and community [39:08] - Gold Membership offers correction on most games [40:34] Casino Operations Management by Jim Kilby and Jim Fox [44:19] Ace location team at The Dunes [49:56] Team manuals picked up by surveillance [54:06] Recommended - unclaimed money, Veggie Grill Sponsored Links: Jim Kilby's Links:  Books by Jim Kilby Books Referenced: Playing Blackjack as a Business by Lawrence Revere Casino Management by Bill Friedman Recommended: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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