by “blackjack2121” Well I definitely set a record for myself on this trip by getting backed off at 7 different casinos in 5 days! Crazy ay! And it’s hard to understand because I played for months at the 3 local casinos closer to my home and I was playing way heavier at the ones that […]

by “BJ-Viking” The following is a true story. First a little about me. I have been a blackjack player and card counter for over 24 years. I am not perfect in card counting, but I am very very good. Last year just before Christmas I decided to drive over to Las Vegas for a couple […]

by “dpug1120” So I hit up my local shop on day shift this afternoon before work as usual. My face is well known by the dealers and pit crew, esp this shift.. putting 40 hours a week in the last 3 weeks tends to do that. I’m a red chipper so no one pays me […]

Check out this video interview on “The Explain Things To Me” Podcast with former Professional card counter, Amy Bandlien. Amy played on “The Church Team,” the blackjack team founded and managed by BJA’s Colin Jones and Ben Crawford. (The Church Team won ~$3.2M from casinos from 2006-2010, and is the subject of the Documentary “Holy […]

by “sdeeds”   Hey everyone! I just got back from a few consecutive trips, one of them being BJA Bootcamp, and finally am able to share my experiences with the community. Hopefully this discussion will help you decide whether or not you should go to a future bootcamp. I think the best way to help […]

About a week into my BJA membership I remember reading a post of a newbies first time out and was so jealous b/c it felt like forever away for me. Fast forward 11 weeks and tonight was that night for me. I was excited all day long like the feeling you get on your first […]

Last time we were in Las Vegas, Ben and I sat down with John Chang, one of the most successful card counters of all time. If you don’t know how John Chang is, he ran several of the notorious “MIT” Blackjack teams. Kevin Spacey’s character in “21” is loosely based on John (emphasis on “loosely”). […]

by “groot” I finished my first weekend out. I was nervous since I have only been practicing since early Dec but the trip was already planned so I decided to give it a go. My first table the dealer was new so it was taking a long time for him to deal each hand to […]