Blackjack Blackjack, also known as twenty-one, is the most widely played casino banking game in the world. Blackjack is a comparing card game between a player and dealer, meaning that players compete against the dealer but not against any other players. It is played with one or more decks of 52 cards. The object of the […]

Blackjack Basic Strategy Each blackjack game has a basic strategy, which is playing a hand of any total value against any dealer’s up-card, which loses the least money to the house in the long term. An example of basic strategy is shown in the table below, and includes the following parameters: Four to eight decks […]

Card Counting Card Counting is a casino card game strategy used primarily in the blackjack family of casino games to determine whether the next hand is likely to give a probable advantage to the player or to the dealer. Card counters are a class of advantage players, who attempt to decrease the inherent casino house […]

Blackjack Player Who Won $15 Million From 3 Casinos Reveals How It’s the stuff that gamblers’ dreams are made of. Blackjack player Don Johnson revealed in a magazine interview how he won $15 million from three Atlantic City’s casinos in about five months. Previously tightlipped about how he did it, Johnson said he played “fair […]

Macau trumps Vegas with $270 minimum bet Las Vegas has first class shopping, dining and nightlife. But for serious gamblers, Macau holds all the aces. The city’s $45 billion casino industry is now roughly seven times bigger than Vegas, and eye-popping growth has attracted the biggest players, including Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts. Gambling […]

Blackjack Tournament Strategy So you’ve got a good grasp of basic blackjack strategy-you’ve studies up on your odds and strategy charts, you understand the rules of blackjack like the back of your hand and you understand how blackjack tournaments work. Where do you go from here? If you want to increase your odds of winning […]

MIT Blackjack Team “The first year I played, we returned 154 percent to our investors. That’s after paying off expenses. You try and do that on Wall Street.” – Jeff Ma, member of the MIT Blackjack Team. How did a bunch of college kids from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University become the […]