Excellent post Billy! You, & I are one in the same...in regards to " The Shot" playing craps. Understanding your limitations is not being negative. Its being smart. As I have said many times...I have seen only one person that I would say " has the toss"! Guess what? She is NOT a Di. Does not practice. Doesn't even know what the fu**k Dice Influencing is. She won't bet more than $5, but out of maybe 200 outings....I have never witnessed her toss more than 4-5 bad hands. Granted, I have no idea how she shoots when I am not around. Don't even know if she still plays the game ( As I have NOT been to Cherokee in many moons). The only other person that even comes close to this lady is ( G), & I have NEVER witnessed him toss in a Casino. One thing that is certain...out of YOUR many years of playing, & witnessing all of the SO-CALLED great shooters ( including Dom, & Stickman), I have never heard YOU speak of a GREAT shooter. Guys that are pretty good shooters? Yes! Good shooters that lose? Yes! Good shooters that win most of the time? No!! Sure, I believe there are some pretty good shooters, but guys talented enough to play for a living? No!!! Guys good enough to supplement existing income? Maybe, but if so.....they ain't making " BANK"! Like little Joe Green used to say: " Something extra from the tooth fairy FROM TIME TO TIME! Now, in Jame's case...I highly doubt if he is a " Vault Assault" player.....BUT....SINCE he has been at the craft since 1966....MAYBE...JUST MAYBE....he MIGHT be the one that we have NOT witnessed....but once again.....I remain HIGHLY skeptical as to his claims.