Our guests this week are: colin Jones, Darryl Purpose, and Byrnin Down The House. For our last episode about Blackjack we wanted to have a blackjack roundtable. We talk about how blackjack has changed over the last 45 years, and how Byrnin is still able to play 100 hours per month just counting cards.
[00:00] Introduction of Colin Jones, Darryl Purpose, and Burning Down the House
[01:00] Current blackjack conditions
[03:38] How long could Burning Down the House continue to play?
[05:57] Betting, cover, max bets
[07:30] Darryl’s approach to cover, use of big players
[10:08] Colin and The Church Team’s approach to cover, changes over time
[15:56] Playing abroad
[18:52] Expenses when traveling to casinos abroad
[22:18] Playing in the UK
[23:58] Getting stiff, cheating accusations, and confiscated chips
[29:07] Generating EV at blackjack
[34:00] Playing music, playing blackjack, and favorite hands
[45:15] Playing without a player’s card
[47:50] Recommended: We Own This City on HBO, Singer Songwriter Heaven by Kevin Faherty, Darryl Purpose at McCabes, Tales from the Felt
Singer Songwriter Heaven by Kevin Faherty