Basics of Winning Blackjack (The Basics of Winning Series)

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This is an excellent beginner's book. It's targeted for beginning players who want to learn the basics of one of the most popular casino games. Easy-to-read and written in a conversational style, players learn how to understand the various bets and terminology and gives them the confidence to play like a pro. 10 quick-reading chapters explain all the rules and intricacies of the game. Includes money management strategies, glossary, illustrations and charts. New edition includes a revised introduction and the ...
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Overview

This is an excellent beginner's book. It's targeted for beginning players who want to learn the basics of one of the most popular casino games. Easy-to-read and written in a conversational style, players learn how to understand the various bets and terminology and gives them the confidence to play like a pro. 10 quick-reading chapters explain all the rules and intricacies of the game. Includes money management strategies, glossary, illustrations and charts. New edition includes a revised introduction and the newest variations of the game.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580421355
  • Publisher: Cardoza
  • Publication date: 8/1/2004
  • Series: Basics of Winning Series
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 941,677
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 4.30 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction 5
II. The Blackjack Scene 6
The Table
The Dealer
Tipping the Dealer
The Casino Chips
The Players
III. The Cards and Rules of Play 12
The Cards
Value of the Cards
Object of the Game
The Original Hand
Hitting and Standing
Hard and Soft Totals
The Blackjack
Busting
IV. Playing the Casino Game 20
Changing Cash into Chips
Shuffling, Cutting and Burning a Card
Making a Bet
The Deal
Hitting or Standing - How To
Hitting and Standing in Multiple Deck Games
Blackjacks
Dealer's Upcard
Playing the Hand
Multiple Deck Games
Double Deck Games
V. The Player's Options 28
Splitting Pairs
Doubling Down
Surrender
Insurance
VI. Winning Basic Strategies 31
Hitting and Standing Strategy
Hitting and Standing with Soft Totals
Single and Multiple Deck Play
Doubling Down Strategies
Splitting Pairs
Resplitting Pairs
Insurance
Surrender
Double After Splitting
Multiple Deck Variations
VII. Card Counting and Money Management 43
VIII. Riding a Winning Streak 47
Riding a Winning Streak
Building Up the Bankroll
Increasing Winning
Winning With Correct Strategy
IX. The Final Winning Word 54
X. Glossary of Blackjack Terms 56
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