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Blackjack Tournament This Weekend Offered Up by Web Site (But Don’t Play from the U.S., to be Safe)

We all know about black Friday, when the US feds practically wiped out four major online casinos operating in country. But IF YOU ARE OFFSHORE, or are reading this from outside the U.S., let me point you to Bet365 Casino this coming July Fourth weekend, when organizers are staging a blackjack bonanza event (their words)> […]

Online Gambling in DC Run By the Lottery: Demo Games Now, Real Later. Games Will Include Blackjack and Texas Hold ‘Em

First, you must know this about me: I worked for the DC Lottery (and others) for more than 10 years. I was not an executive. My job was to talk to winners and then write about them. Nothing more. So I learned with interest about DC Lottery’s plan to launch gambling over the Internet through “demonstration […]

Did You Know? The Origins of Blackjack are in France

This space is normally reserved for blackjack news about strategies, tournaments and players, but I thought this week it might be fun to delve into the origins of …MY favorite casino game (OK, next to craps and poker). The game has its roots in France and is believed to have originated from the popular French […]

Blackjack Dealer Who Was Engaged in Sexual Online Conversations with U.S. Congressman Weiner, Returns to Work Online

She’s back at work, after a horendous week. Lisa Weiss, the Las Vegas blackjack dealer who engaged in steamy online conversations with U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner, is back on the Internet today. On her twitter account, she said,”wow! u sure find out who your real friends are when you ae having a personal meltdown.” Weiss […]

Blackjack Winner Takes in $15 MIllion. Is He “Just” Lucky or a Good Card Counter? Or Both.

There’s lucky, very lucky, and then there’s the story of Don Johnson, who, between December and April of this ear, playing single blackjack hands of up to $100,000, reportedly walked away from Atlantic City’s tables with  $15 million. News reports say that from the Tropicana he took $6 million. From the Borgata, $5 million. Caesar’s, […]

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