Podcast – Jim Kilby

Our guest this week is Jim Kilby. Jim was a professor at UNLV, has written books on casino management, casino marketing, and casino operations. His career as both a blackjack player, and dealer goes back 50 years.

[00:00] Introduction of Jim Kilby, UNLV professor and former blackjack player and dealer
[00:36] Dealing blackjack at 19 years old
[03:36] Identifying card counters in the late 1960s and early 1970s
[09:07] Playing Blackjack as a Business by Lawrence Revere
[13:14] Playing blackjack while dealing, playing conditions
[17:35] Private lessons with Lawrence Revere
[22:39] Engraved Zippo lighters
[25:27] Counting in Panama
[26:20] Bob Griffin, playing in Puerto Rico, cruises
[30:48] Returning to the casino industry after college, teaching
[36:50] South Point Casino January Promotions – $400k Spin to Win
[37:20] Predictit.org/promo/edge – place small wagers on various political events, $20 deposit match for GWAE listeners
[38:29] BlackjackApprenticeship.com – card counting training site and community
[39:08] VideoPoker.com/gwae – Gold Membership offers correction on most games
[40:34] Casino Operations Management by Jim Kilby and Jim Fox
[44:19] Ace location team at The Dunes
[49:56] Team manuals picked up by surveillance
[54:06] Recommended – unclaimed money, Veggie Grill

Sponsored Links:

Jim Kilby’s Links:


Books by Jim Kilby https://amzn.to/39GbKSh

Latest posts