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what does it mean to be a professional gambler ?and what do you do about health insurance if its even possible to gamble full time?

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A professional earns enough to live a normal middle-class lifestyle debt-free for a period of not less than a few years.
Health Insurance for me has always been provided via my significant other's employer, but without same is quite an expense.
For a while I was "paying through the nose" for private health insurance,

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I have considerable expertise in all casino games as well as horse race wagering. My strongest area of knowledge is in Blackjack. VideoPoker questions are also welcome as are the areas of Craps and Baccarat. No sport-betting queries. I was a professional gambler for decades, now semi-retired.

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I am a semi-retired professional gambler with a graduate education. An accomplished "card-counter", I am very much unwelcome in most American casinos and some abroad.

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"Blackjack Forum" (under a pseudonym) and several backgammon newsletters (also psudonomously)

Education/Credentials
B.S. M.A.

Past/Present clients
Tournament Backgammon, Gourmet Asian Cooking, Macintosh Computing, Cinema, Literature, photography

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