Podcast – guest Houston Curtis

Podcast – guest Houston Curtis

Our guest this week is Houston Curtis.  Houston is a sleight of hand expert, and executive producer of the live streaming poker show “Live At The Bike.”  We talk about some of the recent poker cheating scandals and what you can do to protect yourself.  He is also the author of Billion Dollar Hollywood Heist, and his experiences playing in “Molly’s Game.”



[00:00]  Introduction of Houston Curtis, sleight of hand and game protection expert

[00:41]  GWAE is changing podcast platforms

[02:23]  Live at The Bike

[07:45]  Limon

[08:46]  Cheating in card games

[13:28]  RFID, hole cards, Mike Postel, home games

[20:09]  Shufflemaster vulnerabilities in Texas

[27:47]  South Point Casino July Promotions – $25k and $1k-$2.5k casino wide progressives

[28:33]  http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com – blackjack training site with analytical software, training guides, members forum, and chat room

[29:04]  http://VideoPoker.com/gwae – Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free Pro Membership trial for GWAE listeners

[30:40]  Houston’s video content

[34:24]  Using cheating knowledge to protect games versus to cheat games

[35:34]  Responses to cheating and proactive measures like limiting dirty money, social media

[39:18]  Selecting players for Live at the Bike

[43:59]  Producing 1,000 hours of content per year

[44:58]  Houston’s upcoming book, Million Dollar Mechanics, to be published by The Huntington Press

[47:13]  Steve Forte

[52:09]  Recommended – The Old Man on FX and Hulu, How to Tell a Story audiobook by The Moth, Live at The Bike

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Billion Dollar Hollywood Heist https://amzn.to/3AlyhT4



How to Tell a Story by The Moth https://amzn.to/3xVGBX2