So you want to be Rain Man but just can't seem to instantly divide eight zillion by your shoe size? Read more...
So you want to be Rain Man but just can't seem to instantly divide eight zillion by your shoe size? No problem--neither can the world's best blackjack players. But what they can do is work some simple techniques to increase their chances at the one game that already offers better odds for winning than slots, craps, roulette or any other.
John Bukofsky explains all you need to know--from the basics of game-play and strategy to card counting at the professional level--so you can actually gain an advantage over the house. "Blackjack: Play Like the Pros" also provides helpful information on other important aspects of the game, including:
- Betting and bankroll
- Casino countermeasures
- Camouflage techniques
- Plus a special section devoted to "negative swings"--the number-one reason why many players end up leaving the game
Beating the casinos at their own game isn't easy. But it can be done, and "Blackjack: Play Like the Pros" can increase your chances of walking out a winner.
"A savvy, comprehensive text that covers the essentials of winning blackjack from soup to nuts. Bukofsky is an excellent writer, whose 'hold-your-hand' style makes it easy for the reader to master, sequentially, the skills needed to become a successful player. Many blackjack books skimp on details, especially when it comes to the mathematics of the game or complete card-counting systems. Not so here. I highly recommend it."Don Schlesinger, author of "Blackjack Attack: Playing the Pros' Way"
John Bukofsky is an electrical engineer and expert blackjack player who has played throughout the United States and Europe. Because of his card counting skill, he has been barred from playing in Las Vegas, harassed in Atlantic City and Connecticut, and has played alongside some of the highest rollers in the world at the casinos in Monte Carlo. John is married with two children and lives in southern New Jersey.