Our guest this week is Norman Beck, magician, bridge player, and gambler who has made bets from 42 cents to a Billion dollars for his company SCA.
[00:00] Introduction of bridge player Norman Beck
[00:39] How did Norman get started in gambling?
[01:56] Norman’s bridge experience
[03:43] How did Norman get better at bridge?
[09:22] Pepsi “Play for a Billion” promotion
[11:29] Insuring 42 cent bets
[14:44] Market research calculations and usual promotions
[18:56] Protection from scams, declining inquires to insure
[24:07] Insuring a promotion for one person
[30:12] South Point Casino April Promotions – $500k Swipe, Spin, and Win
[31:00] http://BlackjackApprenticeship.com – Blackjack Bootcamps are happening in Las Vegas in May
[31:54] http://VideoPoker.com/gwae – Gold Membership offers correction on most games, free Pro Membership trial for GWAE listeners
[33:03] Getting expert advice, cheating stories
[41:00] More usual promotions
[46:54] Norman’s TED Talk
Norman’s TED Talk – http://Youtube.com/watch?v=41ElcN9QDy0