Blackjack is one of the simplest--and most challenging--games for today's gambler. In this completely revised and updated edition of the classic guide, Jerry L. Patterson, author and gambling expert, shares winning strategies that can help you beat the odds--whether you're a beginner or seasoned pro.
Packed with new information and tried-and-true strategies, this book gives you everything you need to know to find the winning edge--from card counting to playing at Internet casinos.
To optimize your chances of winning, I recommend playing blackjack, craps, or roulette because, except for roulette, the house percentage against you is around 1% (if played as recommendedJerry Patterson is an internationally known gaming author, player, and instructor and has written five gambling books. The two most popular are 'Casino Gambling: A Winner’s Guide to Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Baccarat and Casino Poker 'and 'Blackjack: A Winner’s Handbook.' Jerry's website is www.sharpshootercraps.com herein), much less than in the slot machines (up to 17% or more) or in the other table games the casinos have introduced over the past few years to increase their overall profits.
“Advantage Players” – those players who possess the skill of overcoming the house odds and gaining an edge over the house can beat these three games. It is beyond the scope of this report to teach you these skills, but I will open the door by including tips from my courses on advantage play that are easy to use and give you a good chance of going home a winner.
Many gamblers choose to play the slot machines. It is impossible to overcome their odds, but realizing their popularity, I will show you how to find the slot machines that deliver the best chance of “getting lucky” or losing less.
The casinos have introduced many new table games over the past few years such as Three Card Poker, Let It Ride and Spanish 21. I will comment on these new games, in addition to Baccarat, in a later section.
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