Gambling With an Edge - guest Mark Billings

01.08.2021 - By Gambling With an Edge

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Our guest this week is Mark Billing on to talk about his new book "Follow the Bouncing Ball."  This is a book about how Mark and his teammates used hidden computers to beat the game of roulette. We welcome your questions - send them to us at [email protected], or you can find me at @RWM21 on Twitter or https://www.facebook.com/GamblingWithAnEdge. podcast Click to listen - Alt click to download Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Mark Billings, author of Follow the Bouncing Ball, Silicone versus Roulette [00:36] The Eudaemonic Pie by Thomas Bass and difficulties of predicting roulette [08:11] Mark's experience playing roulette [10:49] Legality of computers, software bugs [13:18] Characteristics of beatable wheels [20:28] Laurance Scott, computer software and hardware [29:09] Beating only a few wheels, changing the approach of the program,and interpolation [36:56] South Point Casino January Promotions - $400k Spin to Win [37:45] VideoPoker.com/gwae - Gold Membership offers correction on most games[38:41] Predictit.org/promo/edge - place small wagers on various political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners[39:31] Training gamblers and playing in Great Britain [44:47] Problems with using non-professionals [46:04] A player in Canada wants to piggyback bets, pain thresholds [51:49] Some examples of Mark's humor in Follow the Bouncing Ball, Silicone versus Roulette [53:30] Recommended - James Grosjean's column at LVA, Alpha Go on Youtube, Amlee Gourmet Chinese Cuisine Sponsored Links: SouthPointCasino.com VideoPoker.com/gwae Predictit.org/promo/edge Books Referenced:  Follow the Bouncing Ball  https://amzn.to/3b8iBpS The Ultimate Edge by Mark Billings https://amzn.to/2L8P44O The Eudaemonic Pie by Thomas Bass https://amzn.to/3rWMsaV Recommended: Lasvegasadvisor.com/gambling-with-an-edge/2020-rise-of-the-machines Youtube.com/watch?v=WXuK6gekU1Y&ab_channel=DeepMind Amleechinesecuisine.com
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