Blackjack: Play Like The Pros

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Blackjack gives you the best odds of any casino game, and armed with a little know-how, you can obtain an advantage. Let veteran blackjack player and expert card counter John Bukofsky show you how.

So you want to be Rain Man but just can't seem to instantly divide eight zillion by your shoe size? No problem—neither can the world's best blackjack players. But what they can do is work some simple techniques to increase their chances at the one ...

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Overview

Blackjack gives you the best odds of any casino game, and armed with a little know-how, you can obtain an advantage. Let veteran blackjack player and expert card counter John Bukofsky show you how.

So you want to be Rain Man but just can't seem to instantly divide eight zillion by your shoe size? No problem—neither can the world's best blackjack players. But what they can do is work some simple techniques to increase their chances at the one game that already offers better odds for winning than slots, craps, roulette or any other.

John Bukofsky explains all you need to know—from the basics of game-play and strategy to card counting at the professional level—so you can actually gain an advantage over the house. Blackjack: Play Like the Pros also provides helpful information on other important aspects of the game, including:

   • Betting and bankroll

   • Casino countermeasures

   • Camouflage techniques

   • Plus a special section devoted to "negative swings"—the number-one reason why many players end up leaving the game

Beating the casinos at their own game isn't easy. But it can be done, and Blackjack: Play Like the Pros can increase your chances of walking out a winner.

"A savvy, comprehensive text that covers the essentials of winning blackjack from soup to nuts. Bukofsky is an excellent writer, whose 'hold-your-hand' style makes it easy for the reader to master, sequentially, the skills needed to become a successful player. Many blackjack books skimp on details, especially when it comes to the mathematics of the game or complete card-counting systems. Not so here. I highly recommend it."¯Don Schlesinger, author of Blackjack Attack: Playing the Pros' Way

John Bukofsky is an electrical engineer and expert blackjack player who has played throughout the United States and Europe. Because of his card counting skill, he has been barred from playing in Las Vegas, harassed in Atlantic City and Connecticut, and has played alongside some of the highest rollers in the world at the casinos in Monte Carlo. John is married with two children and lives in southern New Jersey.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780818406560
  • Publisher: Kensington
  • Publication date: 7/1/2006
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 314,514
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.24 (h) x 0.77 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2007

    Blackjack: Play like the Pro's

    I bought this book last week and it's the best one I own on the subject, hands down. It teaches and entertains simoultaneously, and shreds the competition by so doing. Five stars.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2007

    A reviewer

    This all in one comprehensive guide contains everything the serious player needs to beat casino blackjack. This is an outstanding book organized well and put together with the student in mind. I am a serious player and I highly recommend it to anyone who plays this game, from beginners to experts. Extremely well written.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2007

    Blackjack: Play like the Pro's

    Cutting edge with lots for both beginners and experts. Other books contain filler. Not this one. Well written and endorsed by famous experts in both blackjack and poker. A gem for teaching card counting methodology.

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  • Posted January 3, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    If you are going to buy a book on blackjack that includes card counting, this is the one that I would recommend. It is comprehensive and covers all asepcts of the game, including playing at the professional level, as indicated by the title. - T.L Smith, Denver, Colorado

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