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    The Golden Touch™ Craps™ Dice Control Instructors

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Dom "the Dominator"

The nickname for one of the greatest and most fiery dice-controllers of all time. Dominator plays in the casinos around the country.

Graduated with degrees in both biology and math, Dominator knows his way around the numbers and around a craps table. He is a lead instructor in the Golden Touch dice control classes and has his own sports service. www.goldentouchcraps.com/SportsService

He is co-author of the books Casino Craps: Shoot to Win! and Cutting Edge Craps: Advanced Strategies for Serious Players! /P>

Dominator is a frequent contributor our Golden Touch™ private web site where his insights and observations have earned him the respect of craps players worldwide. His feature column is Dominatorís Domain at www.goldentouchcraps.com/monthlyarticles.shtml.

Dominator has appeared on television, defeating the casinos on the A&E network and demonstrating his amazing roll on the Travel Channel. In addition, the History Channel did a complete show about him for their Beating Vegas series, which was called "The Dice Dominator: www.goldentouchcraps.com/HistoryChannel.shtml. He is also a featured speaker at Frank Scobleteís Gamblerís Jamborees.

Dominator writes for Southern Gaming and Destinations magazine. He is featured in the Golden Touch™: Beat Craps by Controlling the Dice! DVD.

He is a member of the famous Five Horsemen craps team, and the person who got the four founders of Golden Touch Craps together to form the company Golden Touch Craps.

Dominator is a multiple member of our 40-roll club, 50-roll club, 60-roll club, and 70-roll club.

See World Records at: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Bob "Mr. Finesse"

Mr. Finesse is known as "old eagle eye" for his talent for spotting the minutest deviation in even an expert's throw. He visits Vegas often and plays frequently at Foxwoods and Atlantic City. He is one of the smoothest and most accomplished dice teachers who can help most students unleash their best performances.

He is a frequent contributor to our Golden Touch™ private web site where his name conjures nothing but respect from his former and future students.

Mr. Finesse is the head of the GTC tune-ups program, and one of the four founders of Golden Touch Craps.

Mr. Finesse is a multiple member of our 40-roll club and 50-roll club.

See World Records at: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Billy "the Kid"

His dice shooting skills are those of a master gunfighter. He's been playing craps for several decades with remarkable results. Billy is an expert in the odds and edges of craps and also an expert in blackjack.

Billy is a featured speaker at the Frank Scoblete Gamblerís Jamborees. He is also a master card counter at blackjack. He is a respected contributor to our Golden Touch™ private web site.

Billy teaches both the Elite Video Analysis and Advanced Dice Control classes.

Billy the Kid is a multiple member of our 40-roll club.

See World Records at: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Bill "Ace-10" Burton

Deceased July 2 1952 - July 3, 2013

The author of the best-selling books 1000 Best Casino Gambling Secrets and Get the Edge at Low-Limit Texas Hold'em, Bill plays frequently at Foxwoods, Atlantic City and Las Vegas. He is also a part of Dominatorís Sports Service doing computer studies of the games.

Bill was the head of the GTC Mentor program, and one of the four founders of Golden Touch Craps.

He wrote for Casino Player, Strictly Slots, Midwest Gaming and Travel, Southern Gaming and Destinations, www.casinocitytimes.com, and his column Burton About Poker can be found on our main pages at: www.goldentouchcraps.com/burton.shtml.

One of the most knowledgeable gambling writers in the country, he was featured in the DVD Golden Touch™: Beat Craps by Controlling the Dice! www.goldentouchcraps.com/GTCDVD.shtml. Bill was known for his concentration and light touch. He was also a featured speaker at the Frank Scoblete Gamblerís Jamborees.

Bill Burton is a multiple member of our 40-roll club.

See World Records at: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

Without Bill, Golden Touch would not have been formed as he introduced Dominator to Frank for the very first book (The Craps Underground .... ) Bill will be missed.

 

Daryl "No Field Five"

A dentist by profession, an expert dice controller by ability, No Field Five has been teaching with Golden Touch™ since the very beginning. He plays often in Atlantic City and in Las Vegas. He has a very soft touch and a serene demeanor, two ingredients necessary for becoming an elite player, which he is.

No Field Five created and is the lead teacher in the extraordinary "Elite Video Analysis" course. (www.goldentouchcraps.com/classschedule.shtml). He is also one of our Advanced Class instructors.

No Field Five is a frequent and respected contributor to our Golden Touch™ private web site. No Field Five adheres strictly to the math of the game and is one of the most consistent dice controllers you will ever encounter.

No Field Five is a multiple member of our 40-roll club and our 50-roll club.

See World Records at: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Arman "Pit Boss"

Pit Boss was the record-holding no-sevens contest winner for a long time with 39 rolls before the seven appeared. He is now the runner-up. He is an excellent teacher and a shooter with a light touch and strong concentration.

He is an expert in body-alignment and proper weight distribution for successful throws.

He plays often in Las Vegas. He is a frequent, respected contributor to the Golden Touch™ private web site. Pit Boss is also a featured speaker at the Frank Scoblete Gamblerís Jamborees.

Pit Boss runs a "casino party" group that will bring casino games with professional dealers to your house or organization for fund-raising activities and fun-raising activities. He lives in California.

Arman "Pit Boss" is a multiple member of our 40-roll club and 50-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Nick "At Night"

A prized commodity Ė an elite left-handed shooter, perhaps the best lefty playing today! He is a member of the Five Horsemen craps team with Frank Scoblete, Dominator, Stickman and Skinny.

Nick visits Las Vegas and Atlantic City many times each year and is a high limit player and an expert on comps. He also plays frequently in the Midwest and is currently training his three beautiful grandchildren to become "future no-sevens contest winners."

His business, ASE Blue Seal, was selected for the Award as Top 10 auto/truck repair shop in the nation for service and excellence. Nick is a dedicated teacher and an excellent and consistent dice controller.

Nick-at-Night is a multiple member of our 40-roll club and 50-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

"Missouri" Rick

MoRick understands the fundamentals and math of the game and is an excellent shooter with a beautiful, soft shot.

He has a Masters in Business Administration and is a medic currently working in Afghanistan. MoRick is a frequent contributor to our private Golden Touch web site where his insightful and highly humorous posts are must reads. He is also a professor of nursing in college, an EMT worker, and loves working with new GTC students.

"Missouri" Rick is a multiple member of our 40-roll club and our 60-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Marilyn "The Goddess"

Frank gave her this moniker because she truly is GTCís Goddess, and has helped us in many different areas. She and her husband Sandtrap were the first students of GTC in January of 2002. She knew nothing about the game of craps then and is now a highly successful advantage-player and teacher at the game. (Aside: Her husband Sandtrap recently rolled a 90 before sevening out, which places him fifth on the all-time record list!)

The Goddess is a frequent contributor to the GTC private web site. Her feature column on our main page is The Goddess Speaks. She plays often in Atlantic City, occasionally in Las Vegas, adheres strictly to the GTC 20 commandments, and also plays the Golden Touch Blackjack Speed Count and Pai Gow poker. She is a member of the Boardwalk Rollers dice team.

The Goddess was the first female player to join the 50-roll club and her greatest roll was 56. She holds the World Record for five 30-plus rolls back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back (passing the Dominator).

The Goddess is a multiple member of the 40-roll club and the 50-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Mark "Dice Pilot"

Dice Pilot learned to play craps and fly aircraft early in his life. He currently flies formation and aerobatics in local air shows and military fundraisers. His knowledge of pitch, row and yaw apply equally well to the GTC throw and makes him an expert in being able to analyze what is going on with a playerís toss.  

He flies often in his own aircraft to Vegas and Laughlin.  Dice Pilot has a business/engineering degree and has recently retired from the field of solar electricity and renewable energy.  

Dice Pilot was one of the only students to pass all three of the difficult SmartCraps tests on his very first try! These tests measure on-axis control.

He is a multiple member of our 40-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Randy "Randman"

Randman was the winner of the Hiltonís $100,000 craps tournament. He is also an expert poker player.

He is in charge of the Golden Touch casino craps listings where you can find out the essentials of most of the casinos in the country by checking this list out at www.goldentouchcraps.com/CrapsComparison.htm.

Randman is a frequent and valued contributor to our Golden Touch private web site.

He has a beautiful shot that fits his body like a diving suit. Students praise his care and understanding of their needs and desires as they begin their dice control careers.

Randman is a multiple member of our 40-roll club and 50-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

John "Skinny"

Called "the genius of GTC" for his amazingly well-researched posts on craps and other topics on our private Golden Touch™ web site. He is an expert on the math of casino games as well.

Skinny has his own column The Skinny from Skinny on our main page which is a must read: www.goldentouchcraps.com/skinny.shtml. If you have a question about craps or "anything," Skinny may be the man to answer it.

He made excellent contributions to Frank and Domís new book, Cutting Edge Craps: Advanced Strategies for Serious Players!

Skinny plays frequently in Atlantic City and Las Vegas. He is a member of the Five Horsemen craps team with Frank Scoblete, Dominator, Nick-at-Night and Stickman.

Skinny is a multiple member of our 40-roll club and 50-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Lee "Section Eight"

He has been a contributing member of the Golden Touch private web site for the many years. He has put thousands of hours of practice into being a consistent dice controller and records many of the West Coast Crew's throws in slow motion video for resolving issues. 

Section Eight writes a regular column for www.casinocitytimes.com

In his private life, Section Eight is a Chief Information Officer of a global technology company and holds a Bachelors of Arts in Russian Linguistics. Heís been a translator and has worked in the intelligence community.

Section Eight is a member of the West Coast Crew and frequents Vegas. In his time away from the tables, Section Eight has been seen on TV in such shows as Bones, In Case of Emergency, Greyís Anatomy, and 24.

Section Eight is a multiple member of our 40-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Raf "Rafter"

Rafter is a member of the West Coast Crew. He visits Las Vegas regularly. Rafter is a GTC Primer, Refresher, and Advanced course graduate and has been tops in all of these classes. He is extremely consistent and has had many monster rolls.

He contributes regularly on the private message board, and two of his posts have won the "Post of the Month" award.

When not playing craps, Rafter is an Engineer at a major aerospace company and is also working on his Masterís degree in Quality Assurance. He has quickly become a favorite of students for his understanding of their fright in taking those first steps towards advantage-play.

 

Pat "Dr. Crapology"

Affectionately known as Doc, he has been an active member in GTC for many years. He uses the dice as a surgeon would a scalpel on an operating table to slice and dice the game and let the chips build up in the chip rails for himself and everyone else.  

Doc is also an accomplished card counter at blackjack.  He plays both craps and blackjack in casinos all over the United States on a regular basis with his lovely wife, our Intern "Alligator" Rose. These two are a devastating advantage-play couple. Dr. Crapology's greatest roll thus far was a 72.

Doc is a member of the 40-roll club, 50-roll club, 60-roll club and 70-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Tommy "Two Names"

A retired 39-year veteran of the Postal Service, our mailman is always looking to deliver priority rolls at the craps tables. A frequent visitor to Las Vegas, heís been involved with GTC for years and is an acknowledged advantage-player.

Tommy "Two Names" was originally a left-hander converted to a right-hander during a refresher course in 2007. "Two Names" has been an extremely hard worker who has developed an excellent throw. He is also a proud member of the West Coast Crew.

Tommy "Two Names" is a multiple member of the 40-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

"Alligator" Rose

A real estate agent in Texas, "Alligator" Rose is truly the real deal when it comes to advantage dice control. She and her husband, Dr. Crapology, are one of several Golden Touch husband/wife teams now playing in the casinos all over America.

She is a serious student of the game with a fine eye for proper throwing techniques. As a teacher, one of her favorite beliefs is that to become a better teacher you never stop being a student yourself.

She is a multiple member of the 40-roll club and 50-roll club.

See World Records at: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Tim "Timmer"

Timmer hails from the Midwest.  As part of GTCís instructional team, he is especially passionate about teaching and working with GTC students.  A frequent contributor to the GTC members-only message boards, Timmer has been honored by his peers with Post of the Month, Post of Distinction and Gold Chip awards. 

Timmer is a member of the craps "Dream Team," the 2009 team champions of Frank Scobleteís World Casino Championships.  Also an accomplished blackjack player, Timmer has had several articles on advantage blackjack published in the Blackjack Insider Newsletter.

He is multiple member of the 40-roll club and 50-roll club. 

See World Records at: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Jerry "Stickman" (retired)

Tall and lean, relaxed and contained, the Stickman has a gentle touch and strong concentration. Frank Scoblete calls his throw: "The model of the perfect throw. It is magical and beautiful. It is the standard of great controlled dice throws." Stickman is a member of the Five Horsemen craps team with Frank Scoblete, Dominator, Nick-at-Night and Skinny.

He is especially good at helping students straighten out bad habits and instilling calm and concentration in even the most advanced dice controllers.

Stickman is unquestionably one of the premier dice controllers in the world today.

Stickman is also an expert blackjack player and the lead instructor in our Advantage-Play Slots course. He is featured on our Golden Touch™ Craps™ Dice Control DVD: Beat Craps by Controlling the Dice! www.goldentouchcraps.com/GTCDVD.shtml.

Stickman is a respected contributor to our private Golden Touch™ web site. His feature column is Stickmanís Stance www.goldentouchcraps.com/stickman.shtml.

He also writes for Casino Player, Fun & Games Magazine, www.casinocitytimes.com and Casino Magazine. Stickman is a featured speaker at the Frank Scoblete Gamblerís Jamborees.

Stickman is a multiple member of our 40-roll club, 50-roll club, 60-roll club and 70-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Frank Scoblete (retired)

Frank is now retired from Golden Touch Craps. Frank is the World Champion with the most 50-plus hands in a single year Ė he rolled 50+ hands six times! His greatest roll was 89, the sixth highest roll we have on our World Records. He is a member of the famous Five Horsemen craps team along with Dominator, Stickman, Nick-at-Night and Skinny.

Frank has been writing about dice control since the late 1980s (dice control was then called "rhythmic rolling" by his mentor The Captain). He has written the best-selling craps books of all time, and one of the four founders of Golden Touch Craps.

Frankís latest books are: Casino Craps: Shoot to Win!, Cutting Edge Craps: Advanced Strategies for Serious Players!, Beat Blackjack Now: The Easiest Way to Get the Edge!, The Virgin Kiss! and Slots Conquest: How to Beat the Slot Machines!

Frank is a frequent guest on radio shows throughout the country. He has served as a consultant for CNN, ABC, the Discovery Channel, TBS, The Travel Channel, Mikohn Gaming, Walter Cronkite, Silicon Gaming, and IGT, among others. His other web site is www.scoblete.com.

Frank writes for over 50 magazines and newspapers. Frank has appeared on many television shows on the Travel Channel, the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, the National Geographic Channel, CNN, TBS, the Learning Channel, among others, including the A&E special where he displayed his winning form in beating three casinos with his fellow GTC instructor Dominator.

Frank is the writer and narrator of the Golden Touch™: Beat Craps by Controlling the Dice! DVD (www.goldentouchcraps.com/GTCDVD.shtml). Frank was recently featured on the History Channelís Beating Vegas series.

Frank has been utilizing dice control since the late 1980s. You can see a series of discussions by Frank at: www.videojug.com/interview/gambling-basics-2.

He writes a regular column on this site, Frank Scobleteís Wisdom at www.goldentouchcraps.com/weeklyarticles.php3.

Frank is a multiple member of our 40-roll club, 50-roll club, 60-roll club and 80-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

For a full description of his remarkable career go to: www.goldentouchcraps.com/frankbio.shtml

 

ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS

 

"Boxcar" Boris

A long-time member of the GTC family, Boris is in charge of our brochures and flyers. He is an excellent dice controller and one of the funniest players you will ever meet at a table. Yes, he can talk to the dice and, appallingly, he claims the dice talk back to him!

Boris is a fun teacher who concentrates on getting students to use their own unique gifts to the best of their abilities. He lightens the atmosphere in everything he does.

"Boxcar" Boris is a multiple member of our 40-roll club and our 50-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

Fred "Chip"

Fred has been a dice controller for many years now He was an original student of GTC, and plays often in the South and in other venues. He is a soft-spoken, excellent teacher who can help novices who are having difficulties with their grips and swings.

He is a respected contributor to the Golden Touch™ private web site. He is also a trainer of Tennessee walking horses and an expert in poker.

"Chip" is a multiple member of our 40-roll club and 50-roll club.

See World Records: www.goldentouchcraps.com/worldrecords.php4

 

John "Glue Factory"

Over a decade ago he started playing craps because of his mother and she is also the reason why he joined GTC.  He works as an accounting manager and in sales for an advertising agency.  He also owns his own restaurant.

He uses his math and physics background in every aspect of craps from throwing the dice to betting techniques.  He teams up with his mother for weekend trips to AC and Vegas. Theirs is an advantage-play gene pool for sure! 

He is always willing to help out anyone that has a problem with their throw and can usually pinpoint the error after a few throws. 

 

INTERNS

 

John "The Rolling Rooster"

A serious student who has never been chicken to tackle all of our classes. He is not a feather-weight but understands the full mechanics of the throw. Even before he was fully trained his throw was nothing like your normal chicken feederís throw. This man will become a future cock of the craps walk!

He is a hard worker and students like his nose to the grindstone approach. He wants all of his students to fly away from the chicken coop and become winning dice controllers. He believes if students practice hard, they will never get egg on their faces.

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