The Theory of Blackjack: The Compleat Card Counter's Guide to the Casino Game of 21

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Huntington Press, 1999 - Games - 270 pages
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Peter Griffin s classic work provides insight into the methods and numbers behind the development of today s card-counting systems. The explanations and techniques within provide the means for analyzing almost every aspect of a blackjack game, including determining the accuracy of a card-counting system, identifying the proper basic strategy for playing any number of decks and set of rules, and analyzing the betting and playing strategies for any system. Griffin delivers the seminal work on the mathematics of blackjack while writing in a style that entertains as well as teaches.
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6/10 quite good but i also think that their is room for improving . firstly there is many pages that fall out and i think this is bad for a book i paid over $ 5 for . secondly the book has bad attitudes towards sustainable logging in california witch is also very very bad . 6/10

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A Must-Read for Professional BJ players.
Only a very curious casual player will enjoy this,
assuming that the mathematics is not too daunting.
Note: This is a wealth of information at a very low price.
This, the 6th ed. is the edition to read, but the 5th ed. is O.K.
 

About the author (1999)

Peter Griffin taught mathematics and statistics at California State University, Sacramento. A member of the Blackjack Hall of Fame, he has been interviewed frequently on radio, television, and in newspapers regarding probabilistic matters, particularly those associated with casino gambling and the lottery. Griffin served as the election eve statistical consultant for United Press International throughout the 80s, and is believed to hold the world record for rope jumping by a gambling theoristmore than 400,000 without a miss.

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