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Old November 23rd, 2005, 04:05 PM
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Default Free Counting Resources On Web

FREE COUNTING RESOURCES ON WEB

The single most complete index of bonafide yet free BJ resources and tools that can be found online - counting courses, practice drills, simulation and risk management tools, and enough quality articles to fill 3 cutting edge books about card-counting and advantage play.

Enjoy! zg

ps - If anyone else has any links to add, I ask that the links NOT be to a commercial board site or system seller,


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FREE WEB COUNTING RESOURCES

Compiled By Zengrifter
(revised 11/22/05)

ONLINE COUNTING COURSES -

GameMaster's Free Counting Course
http://www.blackjackinfo.com/blackjack-school/

ARTICLES, ESSAYS, REPORTS -

Blackjack insight from Qfit
www.blackjackincolor.com
Free book 'Modern Blackjack' from Qfit
http://www.qfit.com/Book/
Counting F.A.Q.s
http://www.conjelco.com/faq/bj.html
Card Counting 101 by PB
http://www.bjmath.com/bjmath/novice/counting.htm
Cardcounter.com Resources
http://web.archive.org/web/200406041...Everything.htm
Card Count Articles from GoCee
http://www.gocee.com/blackjack/bjcount.htm
Blackjack Forum Library
http://www.blackjackforumonline.com/...OClibrary.html
Gamemaster BJ Articles
http://www.gamemasteronline.com/StrategyContent.shtml
Ruchman on BJ - much musings and history
http://www.casinogaming.com/columnis...ack/index.html
Grinder's Wherehouse - BJ Articles
http://frontpage.inxpress.net/grinder/warehouse.htm
Clark Cante's 'BJ Therapy'
http://www.bjrnet.com/archive/BlackjackTherapy.htm
H.Tamburin BJ Articles
http://www.casino.com/blackjack/archive.asp
H.Tamburin Q&A Archive
http://www.bjinsider.com/questions_archive.shtml
Blackjack Insider Newsletter #s 1-39
http://www.casino.com/newsletter/blackjack/archive/
Blackjack Insider Newsletter #s 14 - present
http://www.bjinsider.com/newsletter.shtml#search
Blackjack Insider Archive Search
http://www.bjinsider.com/questions.shtml#search
Ken Smith's BJ Info Newsletter
http://www.blackjackinfo.com/news/
Gambling Book Reviews by Nick Christiansen
http://www.jetcafe.org/~npc/reviews/gambling/index.html
Advanced Discussions and Articles
http://www.bjmath.com/bjmath/toc.htm
http://www.bjmath.com/bjmath/whatsnew.htm
Google search -Shuffle Tracking Discussions
http://groups.google.com/groups?q=sh...=site%3Dgroups
Blackjack Training Videos
www.Blackjackapprenticeship.com

BOOKS

The Blackjack Zone by Eliot Jacobson (The Mayor) - Free PDF Download
http://www.jacobsongaming.com/The_Blackjack_Zone.pdf

LISTEN ONLINE

The Barfarkel Interview
http://youvegotheat.com/
Audio Vegas Gambling Interviews
http://www.audiovegas.com/
Eliot Jacobson on Vegas Talk Radio
http://cardcounter.com/CBassIntervie...view_03_05.mp3
http://cardcounter.com/CBassIntervie...view_04_05.mp3

TOURNAMENT PLAY

Ken Smith's Tourney Primer
http://www.blackjackinfo.com/blackjack-tournaments.php
BJ Tourney Event Listings
http://www.blackjacktournaments.com/

PRACTICE DRILLS -

BS Quiz
http://www.lastresortconsulting.com/game/index.php
Good BS Drill (fast)
http://www.blackjack-bst.com
Count Drills for Pit Bosses
http://www.lastresortconsulting.com/...e/LRquiz5.html
Count Tutor
http://www.countingedge.com/tutor.php
Rob Tougher's Basic Strategy Drill
http://www.robtougher.com/games/blac.../blackjack.php
Hit /Stand Basic Strategy Drill
http://www.hitorstand.net
JAVA Flashcards for BS and Index Practic
http://www.bjmath.com/bjmath/tcindex...mnr/random.htm
Remaining #Decks Estimation Drill
http://www.bju21.com/shoe_drill.htm
Strategy Trainer
http://www.blackjackinfo.com/bst/

IN SPANISH -

BlackJack Card Counting En Espanol
http://www.bj21.com.ar

IN ITALIAN -

http://www.blackjack-online.bz/contare-carte/

ONLINE CALCULATORS & SIMULATORS -

E. Jacobs' Count & Shuffle Simulators
http://cardcounter.com/applets/BJ2.3...ck_Applet.html
http://cardcounter.com/STC_start.htm
Rules - Effects on BS
http://www.bjmath.com/bjmath/conseq/rules.htm
BR Calculator (from RoR)
http://www.bjmath.com/bjmath/refer/RevGROR.htm
Basic Strategy Generator
http://www.geocities.com/TimesSquare...BJC/Chart.html
Various BJ online calculators from Norm Wattenberg
http://www.bjstats.com/bjcalc.htm
http://www.qfit.com/calcP.htm
http://www.qfit.com/cvstrat.htm
http://www.bjstats.com/bjre.asp
Wattenberg's Repository and Staticum
http://bjstats.com/

BEAT WEB CASINOS -

Snyder's Win Online
http://www.blackjackforumonline.com/...necontents.htm

FREE SIMULATION DOWNLOADS -

Snyder's Practice Download
http://www.blackjackforumonline.com/...tware_Free.zip
Sim Simp
http://www.blackjackforumonline.com/...mSimp_Beta.htm
T-Hopper's spreadsheet analysis tool
http://www.bjmath.com/bjcomputer/com...ams/thcalc.zip
BJSTRAT DOS Index Generator (ZIP D/L)
http://www.bjmath.com/bjcomputer/com...ms/bjstrat.zip
JensenAlgebraic Index Calc (ZIP DL)
http://www.bjmath.com/bjmath/tcindex/Generator.zip

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Old November 28th, 2005, 06:03 PM
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Are there any websites where you can practice counting and betting??
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Old November 28th, 2005, 07:31 PM
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Default Yes, the one here...

... but there is an unverified bug-report on it.
http://www.blackjackinfo.com/bst/bst.htm

The best practice drills are provided by software, and I recommend one of these -

Ne Plus Ultra and Practicum by Victor Shelley
The most unique blackjack training software packages on the market today since it will improve your card counting skills. Includes drills to improve counting, true count conversion, deck estimation, play variations, count indices, etc. Use the built in count or create your own balanced or unbalanced count. Newer versions now include the companion Practicum "play" upgrade. Excellent graphics and includes several unique practice and analysis features. Now available on CD which includes the 70 page manual. Editor Note: This is a highly recommended and unique training tool and with the price drop (formerly $120) an absolute best buy! Until SmartCards was available I gave this software my Best Blackjack Training Tool award.

SmartCards by Extreme Blackjack
SmartCards provides the best card counting training available anywhere. It is not a home blackjack game, but a professional software tool that builds the skills you need to beat the game consistently. SmartCards does this by providing a large range of exercises and practice environments. It supports virtually any card counting system, with features not found in many other practice programs.

Casino Verite Blackjack,
The Casino Verite Blackjack software package is the best blackjack game and simulation software on the market. Contains over 100 rule and play variations and a database of over 890 rule sets in over 500 real casinos. This amazing software also includes maps to your favorite casino, different table formats, statistic logs and color graphs, tournament play, counting drills, voice recognition, custom strategies, unusual games and more. If the strategy that you use is not included, you can define your own in excruciating detail. Strategy, betting and Over/Under 13 strategies can all be user defined. Warnings and records of strategy violations are provided. New variations of Blackjack are supported, like Multi-action, Over/Under13, Red/Black, Double Exposure, Royal Match, Bust Out, Super 7's and Seven & 1/2. Editor note: Casino Verite Blackjack get's my pick for the "best" overall blackjack software package on the market. Outstanding!
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Old January 14th, 2006, 01:07 AM
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Another practice site I like is http://www.blackjack-bst.com
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Old January 14th, 2006, 02:37 AM
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Another practice site I like is http://www.blackjack-bst.com
Thats a GOOD ONE - FAST, I've added it to the resources list. zg
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Old February 8th, 2006, 02:29 PM
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Default The Wizard of Odds

Here's an absolutely genius site on probability and strategy for most casino games, including blackjack.

http://wizardofodds.com/

P.S. It confirmed my suspicions that the "whako progression" I invented is as good as any strategy ever concieved (check "Advice & Strategy> Betting Systems"). This could also save Zen and Mikeabear the trouble of dealing with repeated betting system questions.

the Chief
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Old April 26th, 2006, 12:38 AM
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Default TH Systems

Here's a resource that will be added to the list -

TH Systems
http://www.bjrnet.com/thop/T-H_Basic_Blackjack.zip
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Default Encyclopedia of Twenty-One

The Encyclopedia of Casino Twenty-One
The Ultimate Online Blackjack Resource
http://www.bjrnet.com/member/bjapr/Contents.htm
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Old November 3rd, 2006, 10:27 AM
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Another practice site I like is http://www.blackjack-bst.com
That's a great trainer. It's really, really fast, and that's helping me speed up my decisions a lot.

The only problem I've found with it is even if you select "dealer hits soft 17" it says that doubling down on an 11 versus dealer's Ace is incorrect. Doubling is the proper play in that situation (according to the chart that the Basic Strategy Engine on this site gave me, anyway.
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Old November 17th, 2007, 09:45 AM
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Default Great counting practice

Once a day, at least....
This web site to me has been very instramental.

http://www.ace-ten.com/tutorials/as-trainers/index.html

Try it, see what you think.

The card trainer is just to keep sharp.
The hand trainer helps you increase speed by recognizing hands and not single cards.
The round trainer is just great for speed and helping you remember the running count!
 

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