Gambling With an Edge - guest Steven Bridges

12.02.2021 - By Gambling With an Edge

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Our guest this week is magician, and card counter Steven Bridges. In 2018 Steven was a street magician in London. He decided to learn to count cards, and document his journey in a YouTube series.

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Show Notes
[00:00] Introduction of blackjack player, Steven Bridges
[00:44] Being "unintentionally retired"
[01:51] Stephen's YouTube channel
[03:33] Colin Jones
[04:36] Content creation, filming, and related considerations
[13:07] An instant bankroll
[16:36] What was the plan before the bankroll appeared?
[17:58] Blackjack Bootcamp
[19:07] Managing the logistics of cash
[21:52] Early play, bet sizes, and swings
[24:21] Filming the early sessions and field tests
[26:39] Playing in Washington
[29:31] South Point Casino December promotions - 50% off almost everything, City Shine moonshine giveaway
[30:59] - card counting training website and community with many betting, tracking, and analytical tools
[31:39] - Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free Pro Membership trial for GWAE listeners
[32:57] Statistics from the first month in Washington
[35:10] U.S. blackjack versus European blackjack
[40:36] Returning to the U.S.
[49:21] Bad back-offs
[52:00] How to find Steven on Youtube
[53:00] Recommended: Dead Irish by John Lescroart, Anki app

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