The World's Greatest Blackjack Book

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Crown, Nov 3, 2010 - Games & Activities - 432 pages
A revised edition of the blackjack player's bible, with complete information on the odds, betting strategies, and much more -- now updated to include the rules of play in Atlantic City as well as international playing rules.
 

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Contents

ONE CASHING IN ON BLACKJACK GOLD
1
The Losing Frame of Mind
7
The Road to Winning
20
The People
27
General Table Etiquette
39
Myths of Blackjack
47
International Blackjack Club
53
Analyzing Table Options
63
Sizing Your Bets
221
Counting Aids
235
HIOPT I
239
Your Exact Advantage with HiOpt I
248
Modifications for Rules Variations
263
How to Learn the HiOpt I Strategy
271
NINE BLACKJACK OUTSIDE THE CASINO
278
No House Blackjack
290

Where You Can Play
69
Typical Trips and Playing Records
82
FOUR DEALING WITH THE DEALER
98
Warning Signs of a Cheating Dealer
113
co N T E N T S xi
121
FIVE HOW TO PLAY SMART WITHOUTA
130
Keeping Clear of the Casino
143
Organization of the Basic Strategy
167
Modifications to a Fourdeck Basic Strategy
180
Putting the Basic Strategy into Practice
191
Kelly Criterion and Counting
203
Why the HiOpt I?
213
Benefiting from the Inexperienced Dealer
303
TEN TIPS FOR HIOPT I PLAYERS
311
Staying Ahead of the Dealer
326
ELEVEN PLAYING COURTESY OF THE CASINO
348
Getting Your Share of Casino Complimentaries
360
Comps Practices in Las Vegas
366
Keeping Up with the Game
373
The Current Status of Gambling
386
The Future of Blackjack
392
APPENDIX A GLOSSARY OF BLACKJACK
398
Basic Strategy Reference Card
405
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Lance Humble, a professional blackjack player and coauthor of The World’s Greatest Blackjack Book, began his career by teaching horseracing in a course at Toronto’s York University known as Aspects of Gambling. He has since taught several other classes on blackjack and horseracing, as well as various other casino games.

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