I am not a Wall Street professional. In real life I am a State Certified General Appraiser. This is the story of my transformation over more than four decades from a conservative blue-chip investor into a steely eyed, riverboat gambler with nerves of steel. As the years progressed, I realized that blue-chip investing wasn't the answer. It couldn't be. These Godzillas don't move. I wanted a stock that would go to the moon. Gradually, I discovered what I was looking for in the unreported and unknown world small-cap and micro-cap investing. Allow me to introduce you into my world. The strange and wondrous world of the riverboat gambler. In a world in which in which most investors are happy to earn 15% a year, I shoot for the moon. Stick around and I will show you how it is all done. After all, you might make the same amazing discovery that I made. You might discover that you are a riverboat gambler, with nerves of steel and with ice water in your veins, but you never knew it.