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Blackjack tips

19 August 2017
Tip #1 Of all the casino games, why bet on blackjack? What makes it “different” than any other casino banked game? For one, the odds in blackjack are not constant. They keep changing from one hand to the next depending on the cards that have been played. For example, if four aces have been played from a single deck of cards, the chance of getting a blackjack hand on the next round is zero. ... (read more)
 

The quick and dirty guide to comps

29 July 2017
Comps is casino jargon for “complimentary,” the freebies that casinos give players to keep them loyal to their establishment. Freebies include everything from free meals to free show tickets to even cash or free play offers in the mail. And contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be a high roller to ... (read more)
 

Blackjack: True or false?

8 July 2017
Which of the following statements about blackjack are true, and which are false? 1. Blackjack is more or less the same from one casino to the next. False. The playing rules are often different from one casino to the next, and even within the same casino. Some tables use single decks, others use from two up to eight decks of cards. ... (read more)
 

The ultimate blackjack test

17 June 2017
So you think you are a hotshot blackjack player? Take this short test and see how much you really know about the game. (Assume a six-deck game, with S17, and DAS.) 1. You hold a pair of eights and the dealer shows a face card. Would you hit, stand or split? 2. You hold an A-7 (8 or 18) and the dealer shows a five up card. ... (read more)
 

Learning blackjack lingo

27 May 2017
Every game has its own jargon, and blackjack is no exception. To help you understand some common blackjack terms used by players, I’ve assembled this mini-glossary. I don’t have enough space to include all the terminology associated with blackjack, so I’ve focused on some common terms that may not be familiar to most players. ... (read more)
 

21 blackjack no-nos

6 May 2017
The game of blackjack has its procedures, codes of conduct and playing strategies. The procedures are essential to ensure the security and integrity of the game. The codes of conduct encompass the playing etiquette, so you don’t attract the ire of your fellow players or the dealer. The playing strategies help you win. ... (read more)
 

Stump them at blackjack

15 April 2017
If your friends think they know the ins and outs of blackjack, here is a little quiz to (hopefully) stump them. QUESTION: For every 100 hands that you play, using proper basic strategy, how many will you bust? ANSWER: You will bust about 16 hands on average out of every 100 hands played, using proper basic strategy. ... (read more)
 

Stump and amaze your friends

25 March 2017
The next time you belly up to the bar with a friend or co-worker who thinks he knows everything about the game of blackjack, ask Mr. Know-It-All a few of these questions. QUESTION: How did the game of blackjack get its name? ANSWER: When “21” was initially introduced in the United States in gambling houses, it wasn’t very popular. ... (read more)
 

What does a dealer do?

5 March 2017
The answer to the above question seems obvious . . . a blackjack dealer deals cards. However, when I contacted the person who asked me the above question, I discovered that what she really wanted to know are more details about the job. (The reader lives in a state where demand for dealers has outstripped ... (read more)

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Henry Tamburin
Henry Tamburin is the author of the best-selling book, Blackjack: Take The Money and Run, editor of the Blackjack Insider e-Newsletter, and Lead Instructor for the Golden Touch Blackjack course. For a free 3-month subscription to his blackjack newsletter with full membership privileges, visit www.bjinsider.com/free. For details on the Golden Touch Blackjack course visit www.goldentouchblackjack.com or call 866/WIN-BJ21. For a free copy of his casino gambling catalog featuring over 50 products call 888/353-3234 or visit the Internet store at www.smartgaming.com.

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Henry Tamburin
Henry Tamburin is the author of the best-selling book, Blackjack: Take The Money and Run, editor of the Blackjack Insider e-Newsletter, and Lead Instructor for the Golden Touch Blackjack course. For a free 3-month subscription to his blackjack newsletter with full membership privileges, visit www.bjinsider.com/free. For details on the Golden Touch Blackjack course visit www.goldentouchblackjack.com or call 866/WIN-BJ21. For a free copy of his casino gambling catalog featuring over 50 products call 888/353-3234 or visit the Internet store at www.smartgaming.com.

Henry Tamburin Websites:

www.smartgaming.com

Books by Henry Tamburin:

> More Books By Henry Tamburin