Archives: Podcast

028: Preston Johnson – Professional sports bettor

Preston Johnson is a professional sports bettor specializing in basketball and college football. Preston appears on A Numbers Game each Friday morning to swap college football picks with Gill Alexander. On this episode of The Bettor Life, Preston…

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027: Bogan Painter – Recreational gambler, podcast community member

Bogan Painter is a listener and member of the Vegas & gambling podcast community. We first met each other at Gamblepalooza back in April, we spent some time in Atlantic City, and just recently hung out at Vegas Vacation 7. Bogan talks to us about…

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026: Vegas Vacation 7 recap with Tony Snyder & Eric Rosenthal

360 Vegas Vacation 7 was a vacation was a wonderful trip I took over Labor Day. It was my first time attending one of these. To help me recap my experience, I brought on Tony Snyder from the 360 Vegas crew and Eric Rosenthal from Vegas Confessions….

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025: Richard Munchkin – Advantage Player, Gambling with and Edge

Richard Munchkin is an advantage player known for his success at backgammon and blackjack. He also co-hosts a podcast with Bob Dancer called Gambling with and Edge. Richard will share his early years of gambling, how he got into blackjack, his early…

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024: Michael Shackleford – The Wizard of Odds

The wonderful Wizard of Odds! Michael Shackelford, the founder of WizardofOdds.com, joins us this week. Mike tells us about betting with his friends when he was a kid, his fascination with gambling, his favorite game to play today, which games he…

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023: Vegas Vacation 7 preview with Tony Snyder

360 Vegas Vacation 7 is coming up in a few weeks over Labor Day. This will be my first time attending one of these. To help me prepare, I brought on Tony Snyder from the 360 Vegas crew. Tony and I go down the agenda and Tony clues me in on ways to…

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022: Keith Lyle – Comedian, Former Casino Dealer

This week we talk to Keith Lyle. Many of you may know him from his scene in The Hangover where he plays a casino dealer. Well, Keith actually spent more than 20 years as a dealer and joins The Bettor Life to tell us all about it. We learn about his…

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021: Eric Rosenthal – Friendly wager gone wrong + Atlantic City gambling preview

Second episode of the week and another 70 minutes of content. This time with Eric Rosenthal. Eric talks to us about a friendly wager that didn’t pay up, his time at BunFest, and a gambling preview of what to expect at the new resorts in Atlantic City….

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020: Michael Trager – Travel Zork

This week’s guest is Michael Trager, the founder of Travel Zork. Michael shares his introduction to gambling, how he fell in love with baccarat, getting rated at table games, and how to be a good gambler. Also, Tim vents on a recent poor customer…

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019: Sean Chaffin – True Gambling Stories

This week’s episode features Sean Chaffin. Sean Chaffin is a journalist who just finished covering the 2018 World Series of Poker. He also has a new podcast called True Gambling Stories where he takes a dive into some of the most legendary gambling…

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