The MIT Teams operated from 1979 through the mid 1990's and changed the way Casinos view and protect their blackjack games. Their escapades were widely reported by the news media, by Hollywood with movies glamorizing their successes and failures and by numerous books.
Here is a collection... Read More
I recently (June 2015) reviewed the CBJN survey of casinos to understand how pervasive the infiltration of 6:5 payoffs on blackjack has become.
In Las Vegas, some 54 out of 85 (64%) casinos now have some of their blackjack tables with payoffs of 6:5.
In the Midwest it was only... Read More
This table shows how the upcard affects the probability of a dealer bust. Numbers are rounded and reflect multiple decks when the dealer stands on a soft seventeen. Hitting soft seventeen will produce slightly different numbers.
Soon after Thorpe convinced us that we could beat Blackjack if we could keep track of the cards... Read More
Is Card Counting Illegal?
No, not in Nevada or any other jurisdiction we are aware of. Card counting is only using your mental capacity to play the game they... Read More
Atlantic City gaming revenues fell 9% to $221 million Associated Press, 6-12-15
Colorado casino revenue increased to 9% to $73.1 million Gaming... Read More
Don't want to be a pro but would like to lose less frequently and win more often?... Read More