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When The House Can’t Win The Game, It Will Change The Rules

Mind Matters
Robert J. Marks II
Sal Cordova
Audio File (40.55M)

Intelligent gamblers can try and beat the house, but the house will fight back. Casinos protect their investment in a variety of ways including surveillance, banning players, and even changing the game rules. Robert J. Marks and Sal Cordova discuss gambling, casino oversight, and “advantage players.”

Show Notes

  • 00:31 | Recapping How Don Johnson Cleaned Out Atlantic City
  • 02:48 | You Can Only Skin A Sheep Once
  • 05:54 | What Happened to Don Johnson?
  • 06:40 | How Does a Robot Win a Game of Poker?
  • 08:25 | A Casino’s Greatest Fear
  • 11:13 | When and Why Casinos Will Ban Someone or Throw Them Out
  • 17:04 | Methods Casinos Use Beyond Surveillance
  • 21:04 | Interesting Players
  • 25:53 | Is There A Place For Advantage Players In Vegas?

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