The Big Score

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In the minds of gamblers, the dream of striking it rich far outweighs the reality of the less than favorable odds.  Nowhere is this more apparent than with the lottery. The odds  of winning the lottery are astronomically low  but … Continued

Playing With House Money

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On a riverboat casino I once witnessed a 21 year old kid parlay a $25 buy-in into $1000 in less than an hour.  As his chip pile grew so did his grin, and he insisted on high fiving me repeatedly.  … Continued

Stop Gambling and Start Investing

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Professional gambler has always been a moniker that makes me twinge.  As a card counter, I have never considered myself a gambler.  Investor is a much more fitting title for a professional card counter.  Some may say that this is … Continued