Fail. Fail Again. Fail Better

Written by Thomas Morgan aka The Irishsetter

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A Small Bite Fromrepparttar Poisoned Apple Some ofrepparttar 116289 best hands I’ve EVER thrown have ended when I had just a small lapse in judgment or discipline. For instance, in one case I’d hadrepparttar 116290 dice for a little more than 15 minutes. Forrepparttar 116291 previous 24 rolls, I had remained calm and focused. I hadn’t interacted unnecessarily withrepparttar 116292 staff or other players and was in a perfect state of relaxed concentration. The next roll I hit a two way hard ten that had been parlayed. Everyone cheered includingrepparttar 116293 dealers. I turned torepparttar 116294 stick, and said, “you should leave yourselves up on that hard ten, I’m going to throw it right back.” In other words, I took a bite ofrepparttar 116295 poisoned apple. The next roll? No, not another hard 10 but a seven out. You see, one ofrepparttar 116296 lessons I’ve learned from my past failures is to limit my interaction with everyone else atrepparttar 116297 table while I’m throwing. In addition, I CALLED MY SHOT. In other words, I completely alteredrepparttar 116298 successful dynamic that I had established, and failure came shortly and even worse, it was self-inflicted.

As a precision shooter, you will be tempted by all sorts of poisoned fruit on your dice influencing journey. I guarantee that you will stop and take a bite from time to time. No matter how disciplined you are, you will have lapses in judgment. But, if you are able to learn from your previous failures, you will disregardrepparttar 116299 poisoned fruit in your path more often.

As they say, those who choose to ignore history are doomed to repeat it. “Failing Better” doesn’t guarantee that you won’t repeat your previous failures, but by acknowledging and addressing your errors, you’ll put yourself in a better position to sidestep them inrepparttar 116300 future.


Thomas is the webmaster of . He is widely know in the gambling community for his dice influencing skills at the craps tables.

The Craps Underground - A Review

Written by Thomas Morgan aka The Irishsetter

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Now we get torepparttar "A and E Special." It's my opinion thatrepparttar 116288 truth lies somewhere between what was broadcast by A and E, what has been written onrepparttar 116289 various web sites, and what is written in this book aboutrepparttar 116290 special. What Scoblete wants you to believe is that A and E decided not to broadcastrepparttar 116291 footage of allrepparttar 116292 winning sessions that actually occurred. This despiterepparttar 116293 fact thatrepparttar 116294 A and E special was basically a feel-good piece. The funny thing aboutrepparttar 116295 A and E special is thatrepparttar 116296 dicecoach, who wasrepparttar 116297 main focus, invited Frank Scoblete to join him. (Scoblete then invited several other folks. What a guy!) Remember how they'd become "friends" during their marathon craps shoot several months earlier? It seems that 'ole Scoblete is beginning to have a change of heart again. You see, Scoblete inrepparttar 116298 A and E chapter elaborates these wonderful stories aboutrepparttar 116299 GTC folks involved, but basically trashes everyone else who is not involved with GTC likerepparttar 116300 dicecoach, Soft Touch, and Hardways.

Blah, blah, blah. A couple more chapters not even worth mentioning.

Ah...finally we're heading torepparttar 116301 conclusion ofrepparttar 116302 book. Scoblete closesrepparttar 116303 book with his Las Vegas Diary. This portion ofrepparttar 116304 book was published on his site several months back, so I was familiar with this part already. I'll give yourepparttar 116305 long and short of his 15 day diary here. Frank wins. Frank says wonderful things aboutrepparttar 116306 various GTC folks he plays with. Frank says nasty things about various other people he comes across. They lament that Treasure Island isn't as friendly as it used to be. Boo-hoo-hoo. Frank and his playing partners lose, but miraculously have a comeback! Heard this before? What is really interesting aboutrepparttar 116307 diary is how Scoblete trashes dicecoach, again. Remember, inrepparttar 116308 opening ofrepparttar 116309 book, Frank and Beau are "newfound friends." Now, just a year later, here are just a few things that Scoblete now has to say about dicecoach. When asked if Frank knewrepparttar 116310 dicecoach, he replied,

"No, no" and "I barely know him."

Apparently he doesn't even haverepparttar 116311 cojones to refer to Beau by his name or his moniker at this point. Throughoutrepparttar 116312 diary he refers to him now as "Crapsguy" and basically lays blame on Beau for whatever heat they experience inrepparttar 116313 casino. Frank writes,

"Some GTC members had a theory thatrepparttar 116314 Crapsguy,repparttar 116315 freelance dice-control instructor, had been too public, aggressive and up-front atrepparttar 116316 tables about what he was doing..."

This coming fromrepparttar 116317 Scoblete is a hoot! He goes on to say,

"even when GTC did our course at Sam's Town in Tunica we were laid back atrepparttar 116318 tables and never talked about dice control or handed our business cards acrossrepparttar 116319 table to drum up new business asrepparttar 116320 Crapsguy is wont to do."

Again, from Scoblete's pen, this is a riot. I mean, he's holding a seminar in a casino for Pete's sake and he complaining aboutrepparttar 116321 dicecoach handing out his business card? Besides, just a few pages earlier inrepparttar 116322 book, Scoblete had elaboratedrepparttar 116323 following story which occurred atrepparttar 116324 Green Valley Ranch crap tables.

"..a dealer at Sunset Station, who likes to play at Green Valley Ranch, complimented me on my style. I gave him one of our Craps Club Black Chips with our phone number, and whispered to him if he was interested in learning how to roll like that give us a call."

So, Frank will deride you for behavior that he himself exhibits. Hmmm. What's that saying? Oh yeah. Pot - Kettle - Black.

I wonder how Beaurepparttar 116325 dicecoach would have been portrayed inrepparttar 116326 The Craps Underground had he accepted GTC's invitation to join their organization. You think perhaps THAT had something to do with Frank's change of heart, from "friend" to "the Crapsguy?"

Basically,repparttar 116327 book in a nutshell is this. 70% ofrepparttar 116328 book is an infomercial for GTC. 20% ofrepparttar 116329 book is various trip reports. Don't worry. The few sessions which aren't profitable for Scoblete? Just read on, a miraculous comeback is in store. The final 10% ofrepparttar 116330 book isrepparttar 116331 subtle trashing of anyone who is not involved with GTC or a member ofrepparttar 116332 GTC flock.

If you readrepparttar 116333 jacket cover ofrepparttar 116334 book, and anything else Scoblete writes for that matter, it says,

"Frank Scoblete isrepparttar 116335 number-one best-selling gaming author in America.."

If that's true, and people really do think Scoblete has something to say, well, then, my mother was right when she said,

"Never underestimaterepparttar 116336 power of stupid people in large groups."

Thomas is the webmaster of and is widely recognized in the gambling community as an expert in dice influencing.

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