Gambling NewsCasino GamblingOnline GamblingBlackjackVideo PokerSlotsCrapsPokerRoulette
ReadyBetGo! HomeBlackjack HomeBlackjack Basic StrategySingle Deck StrategyMore Blackjack StrategyProfessional BlackjackCard CountingBlackjack Rules & HistoryBlackjack BooksBlackjack Training SoftwareBlackjack News
Club USA Casino Blackjack
Book Picture
Club USA Casino Blackjack is the best bet for practicing blackjack basic strategy without stress and distractions. The game comes in both free play and real money modes and you can play up to three hands on your own table. The rules are favorable and with a house edge of only 0.71%, better than many casinos. The table minimum is $1 per hand and the maximum is $500.
Play Now at Club USA Casino!

Automatic Win at Blackjack Takes Off in Indiana

Sunday, December 09, 2007

INDIANA -- As reported by the North West Indiana Times: "Frank Mugnolo, president and CEO of Casino Gaming LLC in southwest suburban Broadview, had an idea a few years ago for an option players
  could exercise in select situations at blackjack tables.

"If a player is holding a two-card 20 (10/10 or A/9) and the dealer is showing a 10-value up-card (no blackjack), the player could elect not to play out the hand in return for keeping the original bet and being paid half its value in winnings.

"He called his bet 'Casino Surrender' and began to market it to casinos around the country in spring 2005. It was successful but never took off the way Mugnolo had hoped.

"One of the obstacles, he theorized, was that too many people confused it with standard 'surrender,' an option offered at some casinos that permits players to salvage half their original bet for not playing out a hand, which is at a mathematical disadvantage against the dealer's up card.

"Earlier this year Mugnolo renamed the bet 'Automatic Win,' capturing its true essence -- and branding the bet with an identity all its own.

"That was the key. A recent surge in acceptance has seen the option picked up by casinos around the country, including the Chicago area.

"Automatic Win has been added to all of the blackjack tables at Harrah's Joliet and Resorts East Chicago..."

© 2006-2012 ReadyBetGo!

ReadyBetGo! is an independent gambling news and information service. If you plan to play in casinos, ensure
that you are not breaking any local laws. It's up to you to know the legality of your actions when you gamble.