Your correspondent reviews new Live at the Bike executive producer Houston Curtis’ 2020 book Billion Dollar Hollywood Heist, which chronicles Curtis’ sketchy past as a card mechanic and as a player featured in the movie Molly’s Game. Then, your correspondent reviews an overbet bluff jam in a fun 5/10 session.
0:16 My leaving LATB and why I read this book
3:04 Houston Curtis’ bio
4:45 Curtis’ book Billion Dollar Hollywood Heist
5:54 Curtis’ cheating in an underground blackjack game
6:22 Deck-switching in an underground poker game
7:52 How Curtis got to play in Molly Bloom’s game
10:12 Curtis’ friendship with Russ Hamilton
12:52 Curtis’ arrest over debts with a casino
16:14 5/10 session review
16:23 74ss on 654r6dd
19:13 JJ on QQ78K
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24:25 AThh on 843hhx
26:17 Programming note
Cardplayer.com article naming Curtis and Rick Mahr as executive producers: https://www.cardplayer.com/poker-news/26850-bally-s-interactive-announces-new-investment-in-popular-poker-stream
Kahnawake Gaming Commission report on Ultimate Bet cheating scandal that names the H_Curtis account: http://www.gamingcommission.ca/news/pr09112009a.pdf
PokerFraudAlert interview (relevant portion starts at around 1:34): https://pokerfuse.com/poker-podcasts/poker-fraud-alert/16998/
Jun 01, 2022
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