H-Money calls me this morning. All upset and pissed off. LOL! I kinds knew what was coming and without saying anything, there it came in a minute.
He tells me, that he went to the casino last night. Brought $500.00, $300.00 was his and $200.00 from his other friend, actually a part-time employee of his from his business.
I stopped him right there. I repeated myself to him for the millionth or so time, he needs to calm down and rethink his play. He needs to get the desire to make money and set things straight, clean out of his mind. Because that is exactly what he is constantly doing. I know this 100% because of his own admission to that and his own confessions. I do not assume, he tells me, I know him, etc.
Anyway, he continues probably never hearing much of what I told him. He says how it was all Banker with one Player and then Banker and how he was going with the Banker instead of following everyone else for the cut wager. He said he got up to almost $3,000.00 or so and then it goes to all chop. He then tells me how he was wagering for the Players side at that point because he just knew the Players would have to start making doubles or triples or even a streak or two.
I asked him, why do you believe things like that? And H-Money tells me, without hesitation, because that is what it normally does. I asked him to define, normally. He pauses, hesitates and then says, you know most shoes it does. Once the Banker makes so many winning hands then it will switch to Player winning hands. I said, really. H-Money defended what he just told me in great detail with examples of how there are heavy Players side wins and then it will go to Banker side wins, etc. He flip flops back and forth and explains it all to me. Then I ask him, what about the times it does not, maybe you were just sitting at the shoes that are abnormal and out of realm, no? He pauses again and says, he does not know. I asked him, how many times have you seen a shoe end with +10 to +20 of any one side? He said plenty. And I asked him, how many times have you seen shoes end with only + or - 1 to 5 or so? And he answer, plenty as well. I asked him, how do you know you were sitting at one of those shoes that was going to end with the + or - 1 to 5, almost equal at the end? And he says, he did not, there is no way to know that he also said.
So, there we have it. You know what can happen and you also know what can not happen. But do you apply that with that knowledge and consciousness when wagering or do you apply one side of it?
So he is kicking himself in the rear for giving back the $3,000.00 or so of win money and then he lost the $500.00 buy-in as well. He said he went crazy, never saw it and should have walked with at least $2,500.00 of win, plus his original $500.00 buy-in. Easy to say after the fact, but at the table, an entirely different picture of everything! I have always said that.
I already know, H-Money had a $10,000.00 or even a $20,000.00 vision there in front of him, he knew he could do it, but once again failed. Heck, even if my buddy had gotten to the $10,000.00 win mark, he would have then focused on $100,000.00. It all boils down to that proverbial and infamous saying. Been There--Done That.
And until you do, you will still be oblivious while at the Bac table!