Vegas Fanboy: The Las Vegas Podcast Dedicated to Low Rollers

Episode #58 - “Best” Happy Hours in Vegas

In this episode, I discuss some of the best happy hour spots in Vegas. It's hard to call these the best, how about just really good? There are so many great restaurants; the options are pretty much endless. 

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Episode #57 - Ask a Pit Manager

In this episode of the podcast, I talk to a pit manager and he answers some of your questions. YE broke into the casino business twelve years ago as a pit clerk and has worked his way up to a dealer, then a supervisor, and is now a pit manager. He enjoys the casino business and looks for new opportunities to learn more about it and is happy to discuss the industry with us. I culled questions from Twitter and he was eager to provide some insight.

If you have any questions for future episodes, feel free to contact me! Hope you enjoy the show. See you in Vegas!

Episode #56 - Vegas on $100 a Day

In this episode, I take listener suggestions and discuss how we could make $100 last all day in Vegas. It's a challenge, but with a little creativity, you can make it work. 

Big thanks to all you listeners who supplied tips and itineraries for this episode. Also, big thanks to Michael from the Vegas Bright Podcast for recently promoting the t-shirt charity campaign. 

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Episode #55 - Talking Blackjack with Philip Reed

In this episode, I talk with author Philip Reed about becoming a money making blackjack player. Phil is a great guest and equally good person. In his latest book, he details his blackjack journey and his metacognitive development while doing it. 

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Episode #54 - Big Trip Plans

In this episode I give some tips if you have to plan a large group trip to Vegas. I'd love to hear your thoughts. Leave a review or head to!


Episode #53 - Esports in Las Vegas

In this episode, I discuss esports in Las Vegas and what the Downtown Grand is doing to try to capture the market. 

Thanks to the contributors to this episode: Seth Schorr, J.D. Morris, and @theLoneMeatball

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Episode #52 - Vegas Cheats

In this episode I discuss how some have cheated Vegas, whether or not Vegas cheats us, and how we may cheat ourselves.

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Episode #51 - Underrated Vegas

In this episode I, along with some Vegas friends, discuss some of the underappreciated places and experiences in Las Vegas. 

**In the episode I said the dedicated blog post will be It's not. The post sits at URLs are goofy.**

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Episode #50 - Low Roller For A Day

Hey, we did it! Ep. 50! Thanks to all of you who've helped make this a ton of fun. On this show I'm joined by our favorite gamblers and ask them how they would make due being low rollers for a day. 

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Episode #49 - Off the Beaten Path

In this episode, I chat with Chris from the Faces and Aces Podcast. We talk about activities to do that don't involve gambling. Ok, calm down. I think there are some good ideas here.

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Episode #48 - March Madness In Las Vegas

In this episode, I chat with Sportsbook Tom of We talk about how to navigate Las Vegas during the exciting time that is March Madness. Tom gives us plenty of tips to have a good, relatively inexpensive trip.

Thanks to this episode's sponsor, Dominik and Michael, the creators of The BlackJack Trainer App, and makers of HornetApps. Check out BlackJack Trainer App to help you improve your game. 
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Episode #47 - Talking Gaming, Downtown, and the Plaza with CEO Jonathan Jossel

In this episode, I chat with Plaza CEO Jonathan Jossel. Here are a few things we discuss:

  • Update on the rooftop pool renovation at the Plaza
  • Plaza's positioning in the downtown landscape
  • The importance (?) of marketing to Millennials
  • The focus on skill-based gaming
  • How the Plaza can continue to serve a strong gambling market
  • What the Plaza is doing well and what it how it can improve
  • Where you can find Jonathan hanging out on the property
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Episode #46 - NFL Betting Amateurs: A Season Review

In this episode I discuss, along with fellow low rollers Josh and Tim, the ups and downs of betting on the NFL. We talk about money management, how we pick games, and Tim shares his favorite place to watch games in Vegas.

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Episode #45 - NFR Trip Report: Take 2

In this episode, I discuss my recent trip during NFR. I talk restaurants, bars, and Absinthe. 

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Episode #44 - Blackjack Basics with Ken Smith of

In this episode I talk to Ken Smith, of Ken shares some great tips for new players including great places for low rollers to make their bets!

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Episode #43 - Vegas FanWife Trip Report

On this episode I discuss, among other things, a few notes from my wife's most recent trip. 

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Episode #42 - “A Conversation with Mark Pilarski”

In this episode I talk to Mark Pilarski. Mark is a nationally syndicated gambling columnist and 18 year industry professional. He's got some great stories to share with us! Be sure to check out Mark's website to see some past columns and to check out his audio and ebooks. 

I'm giving away 5 copies of Mark's ebooks to VFB subscribers. If you want to be eligible, simply head to the "podcast" page and sign up. Thanks for listening- see you in Vegas!


Episode #41 - A Little “Stitious”

In this episode I discuss, among other things, superstitions and cognitive biases us gamblers succumb to in Vegas. 

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Episode #40 - The Millennial Crisis

In this episode I discuss, among other things, why skill based gaming wont save the casinos like they think. Sorry, Frissora. 

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Episode #39 - $5 and Under Vegas Finds

In this episode I discuss, among other things, some of my favorite Vegas finds $5 and under. Some food, drink, and know, the important things.

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