10 Lessons from Phil Ivey
3. Networking Pays
Every version of the punto banco story includes references to an unnamed Chinese woman from Las Vegas. Supposedly, she was used to distract the Chinese dealer who Ivey had requested.
Whether any part of that story is true is something for law enforcement to work out but, if true, it’s definitely a lesson in the value of knowing the right people.
Casino affiliates have plenty of great opportunities to network online, and in person, and should take advantage of every opportunity they get to meet new people and learn from. That said, if your new online friend approaches you about a foolproof plan to win at baccarat, you might want to walk away.