Category: blackjack

Betting on a Blackjack Pair

Each Blackjack game begins with the dealer dealing each player two cards face up. The dealer himself receives two cards as well, but only one of them is face up; the other remains hidden until the game’s end. After the first two cards have been dealt, players usually have three …



Winning Blackjack – The Development of Basic Strategy and Card Counting

Mathematicians realized early on that blackjack was different from other casino games. The hands dealt to the player and the dealer were not independent but depended on the cards already dealt. For example, in single deck blackjack, if the player is dealt two threes then the odds of the dealer …



Blackjack Progressive Strategy, The Attack The Game Plan

A Blackjack player can play at any casino Blackjack table or at any online casino table, and win or lose. Although, a little unknown fact that a Blackjack player is most likely to lose money even if they have more winning Blackjack hands than losing Blackjack hands. Before playing Blackjack, …



How To Beat Blackjack – Basic Blackjack Strategy

One of the first strategies that blackjack players use when trying to beat blackjack is what is known as the Basic Blackjack Strategy. More of an overall guide to the game than anything else, I’m going to go over exactly what the Basic Blackjack Strategy is in this short article.The …



Blackjack – an overview

Blackjack, a favorite game for centuries, is sometimes known as “21,” from its French origin of Vingt – et -Un. Although its history goes back as far as the 1700’s, along with roulette, it wasn’t until the colonists brought it to America in the 1800’s that it became one of …



Blackjack Hall of Fame: Edward O. Thorp, Ken Uston and Stanford Wong

Edward Oakley Thorp is widely regarded, by professional players as well as the general public, as the Father of Card Counting. It was in his book, Beat the Dealer, first published in 1962, that he presented his Ten-Count system, the first powerful winning blackjack system ever made available to the …