by “ambj21” At my semi local casino there is a certain dealer I avoid. He deals very erratically almost like he is trying to be fast but everything he does has extra unnecessary movements. Tonight he taps in at a table I was already playing at and his first card ends up on the floor. […]

If you don’t know who “Ultimate” is, you need to check out the story of his epic 300 hour card counting adventure in the US. Well, I had an opportunity to interview Ultimate to dive deeper into his story. In this Podcast we discuss: How he went from home gambling nights with his friends to studying card counting […]

by “igotthesplitz” Recalling a recent session…I was playing a spot on a DD. I was between 2 other people. The table is set up to where there can only be 3 players, but each player can play 3 hands for the table minimum. I play on spot at table min until the count goes up […]

by “Joe748” I was passing through the desert of Nevada during a long road trip. At 1 am, I rolled into this little casino that had a decent double deck game. I hit some positive variance and was up $6,000 that night. They comped me a room for two nights and dinner. I didn’t tip […]

Casinos don’t want to have the tables turned on them. And that’s just what card counting does. So is learning card counting futile? Aren’t the casinos just going to change the rules? Isn’t the facial recognition software too good to out-smart? Won’t the shuffle machines make card counting obsolete? I recently got lunch with blackjack […]

by “ambj21” So we all have the session where everything just goes right and this whole card counting thing just seems too easy. Like shooting fish in a barrel…then you have tonight. I was having a hell of a time fighting tooth and nail to come out on top. The game was good, S17, and […]

by “cokyle” I was crushing it playing 6D heads up with the TC at 4-5 at my local place when a ploppy sits down at first base. I know him to bounce from table to table, playing a hand or two and then moving on. I figure he won’t last so I switch from one […]

Story by BJA Member “Ultimate” What at first sounded like a strange idea became true: After a year of reading, training and playing small stakes as a test, I came over to the US from overseas: Three months of playing Blackjack as an extended vacation, taking a break from work. I decide to start in Vegas […]

by “blackvypre” I’ve been playing at a favorite card house and had an interesting encounter last night. I got to the casino later than I normally do and initially thought the DD table to be a be crowded but still playable. I sat down and the dude to my left recognized me from the night […]