IAmA casino table games and poker dealer, with extensive knowledge of useless casino numbers and trivia that only Reddit would find interesting. AMA.
I work in a middle-of-the-road Louisiana riverboat casino. I started as a pit clerk (pit boss's bitch, basically) two years ago and restrained myself from advancing in the industry because I thought I could find a job related to the major I graduated in. Nope. I learned enough there to be a supervisor without ever dealing.
They offered a dealer school, and I figured why the hell not. I've been dealing since February. However, I've dealt my own semi-serious private poker game for two years (currently on hiatus after an armed robbery... ugh) and I'm already mostly on every single game my casino offers, including Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, pitch Blackjack, and training on Craps.
I spend an uncomfortable amount of time studying the inner workings and numbers behind gambling games, so I can chime in on those questions, too. Seriously, ask me questions about Blackjack, Poker, Roulette, flipping coins, the LOTTERY... anything. There are so many misconceptions and myths regarding gambling that I couldn't even fit them all into 100 pages of text. The mythology in casino culture is almost as powerful as that of a religion. I want to inform people!
Ask me anything. I'll probably accidentally reveal enough info here to personally identify me. I'll immediately post proof upon request. I'm waiting to see if anyone cares about this before I bother.