OwlTail

Cover image of True Gambling Stories
(27)

True Gambling Stories

Updated 25 days ago

Read more

From the bright lights of glittering Las Vegas to Old West gambling saloons, True Gambling Stories brings readers some insight into gambling's great stories and lore. This audible experience includes plenty of cards, cash, dice, and the occasional six-shooter.

Read more

From the bright lights of glittering Las Vegas to Old West gambling saloons, True Gambling Stories brings readers some insight into gambling's great stories and lore. This audible experience includes plenty of cards, cash, dice, and the occasional six-shooter.

iTunes Ratings

27 Ratings
Average Ratings
25
0
2
0
0

New listener

By Deader Money - Feb 26 2018
Read more
Heard about the show and really enjoyed the story. Looking forward to more.

Interesting Tale

By MikewithFaceBlindness - Feb 06 2018
Read more
I highly recommend this if you like the game of craps. Great story and an unbelievable roll.

iTunes Ratings

27 Ratings
Average Ratings
25
0
2
0
0

New listener

By Deader Money - Feb 26 2018
Read more
Heard about the show and really enjoyed the story. Looking forward to more.

Interesting Tale

By MikewithFaceBlindness - Feb 06 2018
Read more
I highly recommend this if you like the game of craps. Great story and an unbelievable roll.

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

Cover image of True Gambling Stories

True Gambling Stories

Latest release on Oct 08, 2018

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 25 days ago

Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: 3: Parlays & Paydays – A Small Bet Wins Big Cash

Podcast cover
Read more

As the debate over sports betting plays out before the U.S. Supreme Court, this episode focuses on a sports bettor’s dream. After moving to Las Vegas, Boston's Tayla Polia overcame extremely long odds – turning one small bet into a gigantic score. How her win came about is quite a tale.

Mar 30 2018

27mins

Play

Rank #2: 8: SHIP IT: How a Weekend of Vegas Blackjack Saved FedEx

Podcast cover
Read more

In this month's episode of True Gambling Stories, we take you to the blackjack tables. But this story has a twist. It’s about a global corporation and how a weekend at the blackjack tables in Las Vegas in the 1970s kept the whole operation afloat. There’s a bit of blackjack, big money, business – and a little bit of the sights and sounds of old Las Vegas. This week's guests include the Las Vegas Advisor's Anthony Curtis and business management professor Dr. Bob Collins. So put in the earbuds, sit back, and relax.

Oct 08 2018

31mins

Play

Rank #3: 7: Betting It All on Red: A Six-Figure Roulette Wager

Podcast cover
Read more

This month, True Gambling Stories follows the bouncing ball and turns to the roulette wheel. But this isn’t about a guy who just took a few hundred bucks out of his wallet and bet on his lucky number. This story involves a massive bet that most of us could never imagine. Six figures, one spin of the wheel. That’s it in a nutshell, but there’s so much more.

Sep 05 2018

31mins

Play

Rank #4: 6: Betting Behind Bars – The Nevada State Prison Casino

Podcast cover
Read more

Most people don't think of gambling in prison, but this is Nevada! In our sixth episode, **True Gambling Stories** offers the ins and outs of the history of the **Nevada State Prison Casino**. From sports betting to poker to craps, the prison allowed prisoners to wager and run the casino for 35 years. There are several other interesting notes about the prison that are included in this crazy tale. The episode's guests include **Sena Loyd**, co-author of the book "Nevada State Prison." She offers plenty of interesting footnotes and insight into the facility. Casino memorabilia and chips expert **Howard Herz** also offers insight and has visited the prison. From crazy stories on executions to monster men to plenty of betting action behind bars, you won't wan to miss this one. So put on those headphones, hit play, and enjoy.

Jul 06 2018

28mins

Play

Most Popular Podcasts

The Joe Rogan Experience

TED Talks Daily

The Tim Ferriss Show

The Daily

Stuff You Should Know

Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

Rank #5: 5: Dead Man’s Hand – The Shot in the Back That Killed Wild Bill Hickok

Podcast cover
Read more

Summertime brings a special event for gamblers – the World Series of Poker. In honor of that event, this month’s episode of True Gambling Stories features one the world’s best-known poker tales. It’s the story of how one of the most famous American lawmen of the Old West met his ultimate demise at the card table. Dead Man's Hand has become synonymous with Wild Bill Hickok, and here's all the card-playing, gun-fighting history. Guests this week include: Jim McManus, author of "Positively Fifth Street" who also has a new story that is part of the new anthology "He Played for his Wife and Other Stories"; Aaron Woodard, author of the new book "The Revenger: The Life and Times of Wild Bill Hickok"; and Louie Lalonde, owner Saloon No. 10 in Deadwood, S.D. Put in those earbuds and enjoy! (Photo courtesy of the City of Deadwood and Historic Preservation Commission, Copy and Reuse Restrictions Apply)

Jun 08 2018

35mins

Play