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Member’s Only Podcast – A Day in the Life of a Pro Roundtable

At our most recent Blackjack Bootcamp I was able to sit down with several BJA pros to answer some of our Member's top questions about being a professional card counter. In this interview we discuss: What a typical day for a pro card counter looks like How to make the transition [...]

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Card Counting Online and Online Gambling

"Colin, can I count cards at one of those live dealer online blackjack games?" I get asked this question nearly every week. To answer the question, let me first explain the conditions needed to beat blackjack with card counting: Rules that give the casino a small enough house edge that card [...]

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Podcast Interview with BJA Member “JCnote”

If you’ve spent any time on the BJA Forum, you likely know who JCnote is. He’s our Forum admin, a regular Bootcamp Pro and guest speaker, and he has been a professional AP for most of the last 6 years. JCnote sat down with me to talk about: His journey […]

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Members-Only “Travel and Safety” Roundtable Discussion

At our most recent Blackjack Bootcamp, I sat down with BJA Pros “JCnote,” “Loudon Ofton,” “Levimich,” and “Spartan.” In this Member’s Only Podcast we discuss: Planning an extended road trip Money Security in cars and on road trips Money Security in Airports What to do if you’re feeling unsafe in a […]

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Podcast Interview with BJA Member “HitA7”

I recently sat down with BJA Member and successful card counter, “HitA7.” HitA7 has become a friend over the past few years, and if you ever meet him (either one-on-one or at a Bootcamp), you’ll quickly learn that he’s not only a good card counter, he’s a really great guy. I’m sure […]

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Colin’s Guide to Deck Estimation

If you are using a balance count like Hi-Lo, the count we use and teach, then you will have to convert your "Running Count" to the "True Count." The True Count gives you a "count per deck," so you know how to bet and when to use playing deviations. To [...]

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Members-Only “To Team or Not to Team” Roundtable Discussion

While descending upon Las Vegas for a Blackjack Bootcamp, I was able to sit down with BJA Pros “JCnote,” “Spartan,” “Levimich,” and “The Phoenix” to discuss the pros and cons of solo play vs blackjack team. In this Member’s Only podcast, we cover: Pros and Cons of Teams Small vs Large […]

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Some Gambling Myths you Should know

Here at Blackjack Apprenticeship, we are not fond of gambling. Sound strange?  Well, it is true. When done right, counting cards is much more of an investment then a gamble because card counting is a repeatable, predictable system based on math and logic. And I know EVERYONE in a casino [...]

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The Path to the first $100k

I love reading stories about the card counting heroes who came before us. I feel like it connects me to a greater story than my own. And honestly, some of the things people like John Chang, Ian Andersen, and Tommy Hyland have accomplished is truly inspiring. But that was then… […]

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