by “brav0” This is a story about a guy who just loves a girl. I’m day two into my trip. It’s the evening shift on Sunday, and the place is fairly dead. Playing a single deck game with decent rules, but great pen. I have a table to myself for a majority of the time, […]

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Blackjack Pro and BJA Member “The Phoenix”.   And if you missed Part I, you can listen to it here… The Phoenix Podcast Part I   In Part II we discuss: How he dealt with a 2 months dry spell at the tables Money and emotions His advise both to those […]

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Blackjack Pro and BJA Member “The Phoenix”. In Part I, he shares:  How he got into card counting His blackjack training The common threads that tie he and I together over the past 10 years His early career experiences What card counting has taught him about money   Listen […]

by “bwplayer” The other day, I was playing at my current favorite casino trying to log the time toward my first 100 hours. I’ve been there enough now that a few dealers and pit folks are starting to remember me. I was sitting at 3rd base with a roulette table to my back. The shoes hadn’t been spectacular […]

I absolutely love hearing back from Bootcamp Grads and BJA Members. The sense of excitement and pride I feel in seeing an “Apprentice” take our training and apply it successfully can’t be beat. So I wanted to share with you all this email I received last week from BJA Member “68lincoln” entitled “Thank You”:

by “kyledm” Alright I haven’t posted much because I haven’t had much to say but I have to share this story of my crazy night last night at the casino. Things get wild at the 3rd table but I’ll start at the beginning. So I am a pretty new AP. I took a few hundred […]

by “skydiver1” So, I played for about 4.5 hours on Saturday. The wife even came with me which was cool and provided some good cover because she went shopping for a little bit then joined me at the casino (wife shops, husband gambles). Anyway….mid way through my session these two guys sit down with one […]

This week we had the opportunity to ask our long-time BJA member, “Eddie”, about his journey as a card counter. He’s been to two Blackjack Apprenticeship Bootcamps and oh yeah, he’s been counting cards for over 30 years—so he might know a thing or two about counting. Please sit back and enjoy Eddie’s story!

by “msmith1968” So this is a very strange story. I was playing at a local casino yesterday (been playing a lot here) up some and down some but they have good rules and pen. So I’m playing along, using light cover when I get the dreaded tap on the shoulder. I looked back and see […]

by “giovyledzep” Last night I called a casino in my area to find out about their rules/conditions and had a very funny phone conversation. I thought I would post it to share a laugh! *Casino receptionist answers the call CR: Good evening, casino ******* Me: Hi! I wanted to ask a couple of questions about […]