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Characteristics of a Successful Card Counter

Characteristics of a Successful Card Counter Chapter 4 SNEAK PEEK This is Chapter 4 of Colin’s upcoming book tentatively titled “The 21st Century Card Counter: Beating Today’s Blackjack for Tomorrow’s Profits” due to be published March 2019 by Huntington Press Do I Have What It Takes?The DNA of a Card [...]

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Podcast Interview with BJA Member “Peacock”

Our most recent Podcast interview is with BJA Member, “Peacock.” Peacock has been a Member for several years now, is a multiple time Bootcamp attendee, and ran a two man team with another BJA Member. One thing that makes Peacock’s story unique is that he fits in being a card […]

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Announcing the all new BlackjackApprenticeship.com!

The Mission at Blackjack Apprenticeship is: To train successful, profitable card counters To provide the best blackjack resources for card counters To create a place for meaningful community for card counters With that mission in mind, and roughly 10 years after its inception, we’ve launched an entirely new version of […]

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Colin’s Takeaways from the 22nd Annual Blackjack Ball

I just returned from 5 days in Las Vegas where I attended the 22nd annual Blackjack Ball. It was the first time my wife was able to join me, and Joe748 was in attendance as well. I learn a few things every time I attend, and wanted to share a [...]

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Profile of a Card Counter: Spartan

Spartan, one of the Pros at BJA, has become a regular at our Blackjack Bootcamps and has become a friend in the past year. He was willing to share a bit about his journey as a card counter, including outlining an epic 8,000 mile road trip with LeviMich.  Check out […]

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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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BJA Podcast – “The Phoenix” and the $300,000 Side Bet

BJA Pro “The Phoenix” spills the beans on the side bet that made him $300,000 in 10 months! In this interview we discuss: What “The Phoenix” has been doing since reaching his financial goals What led up to discovering the side bet that netted him $300k How he nearly walked away […]

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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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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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