Our guest this week is a former surveillance operator named Junior. For the last 15 years Junior has worked in surveillance rooms on the Las Vegas Strip. We will be having Junior on again soon, so if you have more questions for him, send them to us at [email protected]
[00:00] Introduction of former surveillance employee, Junior
[00:17] Junior’s gambling experience outside of surveillance
[00:57] Getting into surveillance
[03:23] How much attention do casinos pay to slot and video poker players?
[07:47] Facial recognition
[13:26] What information is shared across company properties and with competitors
[14:31] Ted Whiting
[15:49] Techniques used to identify card counters
[18:09] Methods used to identify other forms of advantage play
[23:21] Surveillance-room culture
[25:57] How much time is spent monitoring casino employees?
[29:05] Cheating and theft by employees
[34:22] South Point Casino July Promotions – Free Play with a Kicker starts July 5th
[35:08] BlackjackApprenticeship.com – card counting training site with software, tools, and members-only forum
[35:41] VideoPoker.com/gwae – Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free Pro Membership trial for GWAE listeners
[36:41] False positives
[39:50] Playing uncarded
[41:29] Is wearing a hat a red flag?
[41:55] Other plays
[43:19] Phil Ivey and Kelly Sun
[46:36] Famous players
[51:57] Did Junior ever contact a player who was generating heat?
[53:02] Age, race, and gender stereotypes
[57:30] Recommended: No Stupid Questions podcast, The President is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
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