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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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A Card Counter’s Guide to Betting at Blackjack

Knowing exactly what to bet is crucial to your success as a card counter. You could have perfect skills, but if you don't have a bet spread that maximizes EV and minimizes your risk, you threaten your ability to beat the casino. Over-betting One common mistake I see with new card [...]

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Members-Only “Blackjack Trips” Roundtable Discussion

While in Las Vegas for our most recent Blackjack Bootcamp, I was able to sit down with BJA Pros “Joe748,” “Spartan,” and “Levimich” to discuss how to plan a successful blackjack trip. In this Member’s Only podcast, we cover: Planning a trip How to keep trip expenses low Favorite travel […]

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Profile of a Card Counter: BJA Member “Ryemo”

I had the pleasure of meeting “Ryemo” while I was in Las Vegas for a recent Blackjack Bootcamp. He wasn’t attending the Bootcamp, but happened to be in town for a blackjack trip and was friends with several of the BJA Pros who were helping with the Bootcamp that weekend. He’s […]

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Members-Only “Going Pro” Roundtable Discussion

While in Las Vegas last month for a Blackjack Bootcamp, I was able to sit down with BJA Pros “JCnote,” “Spartan,” and “Levimich” to discuss going pro. In this Member’s Only podcast, we cover: Training to the pro level The finances of being a full-time AP Bankroll and risk of […]

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