by hail2pitt Was playing tonight and it started off with an interesting feel. Wonged into a shoe and got change for blacks. Pit boss comes over and asks if I’m using a players card and I say no. He instantly goes over to the phone, says I bought in for x and continued to watch. […]

by “BJAvengers” 2 weeks back the BR had officially become 3x what i had started with, so i hit CVCX and redid some calculations and came up with a spread i was comfortable with. The first time i tested it out, it was during a free stay at a local place, and the stay ended […]

The player next to me—as is often the case—was tipping the dealer tonight. I—as is always the case—was not. The dealer thanked Mr. Tips more noticeably each time for the table scraps coming his way, and Mr. Tips responded by ever more loudly espousing the eternal virtues of tipping. They were addressing each other, but […]

The Basic Strategy Song

July 2nd, 2015

Our staff writer, fellow card counter, and good friend, David, aka “Loudon Ofton,” wrote this song to help you memorize Basic Strategy. Heck, we just listen to it for fun! Here’s the video, then feel free to listen to just the song below.    

by “captain jack” So I managed to wait two weeks after attending bootcamp to take my learning to the real tables. During the two weeks I continued to focus on my weakest area’s as a fairly new counter, drilling down deeper on true count/deck estimation and the deviations. I have to share that I felt […]

by “tjnich04″ So I thought that I had found a casino with zero heat. I was almost right. On a Friday night I go back to hit up their double deck like I had been doing over and over. I keep a chip inventory from this casino, but the inventory was way higher than normal […]

We recently hung out in Las Vegas with American Casino Guide creator, Steve Bourie. His son attended our Blackjack Bootcamp, and we wanted to sit down with Steve and discuss the American Casino Guide, his goal if visiting every casino in the country, and using Video Poker to his advantage (he’s being modest about his […]

by “mrwills” Was playing a final table last night…was doing pretty good and had about 4-5 shoes in a row that went up to TC6. New dealer comes in, she looks familiar from a different casino chain, but I don’t say anything. Finally she says “So, taking a break from so n’ so casino?” “I […]