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So You’re About to Enter Your First Blackjack Tournament? Best You Know the Lingo Spoken at the Table

My good friend Howard likes to think he’s mastered all there is the know (at an amateur level) about blackjack. He’s memorized the charts (like I have, incidentally). Knows the odds. And is a somewhat successful card counter. When I accompany him to Vegas, he generally wins playing blackjack, although never huge amounts. So he […]

Slot Machine Review: Thai Paradise

Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a kingdom with the most recorded reigns in the world. It is the world’s 50th largest country and is fast becoming one of the world’s most popular holiday hot spots. Thai Paradise is a online slots game  created to attract gaming people interested in the country. It is a […]

From Miami Vice to Atlantic City Nice: Actor Don Johnson to Host Mega Blackjack Tournament at the Trop

So the Tropicana casino is bringing in actor Don Johnson (Miami Vice and many other TV shows) to host a mega blackjack tournament this coming Sept. 2-3. That’s cool. I loved Miami Vice and Johnson is an awesome actor. But even more than that…I’ll be there for the play. “We’re thrilled to have Don host […]

Up for the Count: Part ONE. Hi-Lo Counting System Good for Beginners (or Anyone, Actually)

My friend, Matt, asked me to write about a fairly easy to understand card counting system. Well, there are many of them. But the one I like to use (cos it is damned easy)…is Hi Lo. Below, I’ll explain. The Hi-Lo blackjack card counting system, also known as the High/Low system or the Plus/Minus system, […]



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