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What Were They Thinking?

by Steve Zolotow |  Published: Mar 19, 2014


I interrupt my series of articles on bluffing to address something that has been bothering me for years. I have been giving advice to poker players and other gamblers for close to 50 years. Some listen and learn, and most don’t. For much of that time I have also been providing free advice to casinos on how they might run their operations better or more profitably. I have tended to focus on sports books and poker rooms. At least some players are willing to learn, but casinos never do. If they were smart they’d consider what I am trying to teach them. Try out some of my ideas to see if they work, and then thank me later. If they were really smart, they’d hire me as a consultant, but no. Their egos are too inflated to ever admit that improvements might be possible. Now that I have given myself ...

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