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Subject:  Re: Talk me out of a Financial Advisor Date:  6/2/2013  7:55 PM
Author:  sykesix Number:  72382 of 88766

Regarding his card counting ban, using a technique that is banned to improve his performance/gains speaks volumes to me about what he could/might do with any funds under his control. If he cheats at a casino, where else might he cheat (with your money) & lose. Think (Bernie Madoff, Tom Petters, Samuel Israel, Richard Whitney and countless others absconding with their clients money in some scam (Ponzi) or another.

I'm not in favor of financial advisors as a rule, but I'm on this guy's side when it comes to the card counting. In most card games, you pay attention to what cards have been played; bridge, poker, hearts, etc. Part of the game is paying attention and remembering what has been played. But in the case of blackjack it is considered cheating? That's absurd.
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