Blackjack 101

The Perfect – Perfect Pairs Bet

The perfect pairs bet might sound enticing to players of beginner skill levels however, among enthusiasts, this bet might not be all that it is cracked up to be. With a higher house edge, the bet might actually set the player back quite a bit when playing the game....

Paying for Blackjack Betting Systems

Contrary to some beliefs, Blackjack betting systems are not a form of card counting. Instead, the systems are for strategic bettors who like to plan out their plan of attack before they hit the tables. These players will typically have goals to hit. Now, some might...

Common Blackjack Bonuses for Online Casinos

One might wonder why players would ever want to choose an online casino over a land based casino. The facts are there, the land based casinos carry steep overhead costs which cut into the amount of bonuses they are willing to hand out. While the online casinos do have...

Three Less Popular Blackjack Cheats

Blackjack cheats can be used during game play in land based casinos. If a player is caught utilizing any of the methods below, they could face some steep consequences. It is advised that our players not use these methods and use this article simply for entertainment...

Live Dealer Blackjack and Card Counting

Some may not have heard of Live Dealer Blackjack quite yet, but they will. This type of gaming is the closest thing to Blackjack that is found in online casinos. Players will have an actual dealer on the screen who they can interact with alongside interacting with the...

Extended Card Counting Tips

Card counting can be a multi-million dollar business if done correctly. Players these days do have it a bit harder than the original card counters as more and more land based casinos are trying to combat this great skill. Rightfully so, the casinos need to protect...

The Story of Kaplan and Massar

Known the world over as the most famous card counting team in the history of card counting is Bill Kaplan and J.P. Massar. This infamous duo formed the MIT Blackjack Team. As odd as this sounds, these American players met at a Chinese restaurant in Cambridge Mass. The...

Blackjack Party Pits and The House Edge

How the House Edge is Effected in Blackjack Party Pits Blackjack party pits are the latest in gaming trends for table games. Just as we thought they might be phasing out the real dealer table games and replacing them with the electronic games, we found out we were...

How to Play Live Dealer Blackjack

Playing Live Dealer Blackjack Live Dealer Blackjack games are found widely across online casinos as well as even land based casinos now. Players with online casinos have been begging for a more realistic Blackjack experience and thus, Live Dealer games were born....

Unston and Francesco – Blackjack Legends

Ken Unston and Al Francesco, Blackjack Legends Most of the time when we talk about legends, we talk about each as an individual, since Ken Unston and Al Francesco were known famously for playing on a team, it only seems justified that we talk about them together for a...

Kerry Packer – Blackjack Legend

Kerry Packer, Blackjack Legend Being a big exception to the normal Blackjack legend, Kerry Packer has made a name for himself in the Blackjack world. Usually we see legends gain their status by hitting the tables hard and writing books. Kerry was known for many things...

Negative and Positive Progression

Negative and Positive Progression Betting Systems in Blackjack Sometimes when we’ve done something over and over again, we begin to get tired of the same old thing, so we add things or take away things to make the task a whole lot more exciting. Naturally, this is the...

Playing at Social Blackjack Tables

Playing Among the Crowds at Blackjack Tables Sitting down at a table filled with strangers can be quite the nerve-racking experience. A Rush of thoughts might run through your mind especially if you are not a seasoned player. Will my plays be quick enough? Are these...

Single Deck Blackjack – Pros and Cons

The Pros and the Cons of Single Deck Blackjack When you are starting out with the game of Blackjack, you don’t always recognize some of the terms that are so widely used. One of the terms will forever be embedded into your mind once you see it from here on out, single...

The Labouchere Betting System

The Labouchere System in Blackjack Betting systems range in a variety of different levels of difficulty. Some systems are very simple to figure out, others take math skills and other skills in order to make them work. Often times, counting cards in conjunction with...

Blackjack Tips For Beginners

Tips for Playing Blackjack Each hand of Blackjack will present any player of any skill level with a wide variety of different choices. It does help to learn how to play the game of Blackjack before sitting down at a table or at your computer if you’re more of an...

Edward Thorp – Blackjack Legend

Edward Thorp, Blackjack Legend What a title, to be a Blackjack legend, you would have needed to make the news in the gaming community in a big way. Whether it’s card counting, writing books, hitting it big or creating a strategy that would benefit us all, Blackjack...

House Edge vs House Rules – Blackjack

How the House Edge differs due to Common House Rules - Blackjack One of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to the game of Blackjack is that it carries the same rules from table to table. Each casino is allowed to make their own rules when it comes to the game...

The 1-3-2-6 Betting System Strategy

Another Blackjack Betting System, 1-3-2-6 Since the game of Blackjack is all about the numbers, it almost seems fitting that this betting system is just numbers in the name. The system sounds complicated at first glance however, it really isn't and players will grow...

Card Counting Legend Arnold Snyder

Blackjack Legend Arnold Snyder To become legendary in anything is quite the accomplishment. Especially when it comes to Blackjack because most of the time this means you've come up on millions for doing something that you love. In the world of Blackjack, there are...

How Don Johnson Made 15 Million Playing Blackjack

Blackjack Legend Don Johnson If you know even a little bit about Blackjack, you know who Don Johnson is. The Blackjack legend is known for a being famous in a different way than most. No, it's not the most popular option, counting cards. This man created a strategy to...

Common Blackjack Myths Exposed

Blackjack Myths Debunked! Like anything else that has been around for 100 years, there are many different myths associated with Blackjack. From the way that the game is played, to the strategies that are available, players have fallen victim by losing their bankroll...

Is Counting Cards Online Possible?

Counting Cards and Online Casinos Counting cards is a widely used underground term within the gambling world. Like we've seen in numerous movies and TV shows, this can be considered quite the offense when it comes to gaming. What if you could count cards in online...

How Blackjack Betting Strategies Work

Do Blackjack Betting Strategies Work? Blackjack is one of the most underrated casino games out there. You walk into a casino and what do you see? Slots, wall to wall slots. Here is where I feel as though there are two types of casino players. There are slot players...

Blackjack Insurance Explained

What is Insurance in Blackjack? A rookie mistake in most cases. Insurance in Blackjack hardly means anything to the player and means more money for the house. One of the things most often seen is that the dealer will put the player on the spot with insurance and ask...

The Parlay Betting System Explained

The Parlay Betting System There are many different ways to play Blackjack. Arguably, the game is known widely as a game of odds and with a twing of skill (or luck as most would have it) you could have a game to bring the money home in a big way. Since the game is...

The Martingale Betting Strategy

The Martingale Betting Strategy One of the most talked about betting systems is the Martingale Betting System. This Blackjack friendly way to play is alluring to many. The seemingly sure fire way to win strategy just keeps players coming back for more. The strategy is...

How Online Compares to Land Based Blackjack

Playing Casino Blackjack There are several differences between playing Blackjack online and Blackjack in a land based casino. For starters, it’s advised that players get to know the game before heading to the tables. This is a courteous gesture for other players at...

The Rise and Fall of Russ Hamilton

Blackjack Legend Russ Hamilton Blackjack legends are few and far between however, when they become famous it's usually for card counting or for creating a system that actually pays. The attention was placed upon Blackjack legend Russ Hamilton because he is a poker...

Essential Tips for Playing Blackjack Online

Essential Tips for Online Blackjack Whether you're new to Blackjack entirely or new to an online casino and Blackjack, here is how you play online. Some might wonder why playing online would be beneficial to them. Well, this is quite simple. Players may feel like the...