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  • 4,000 Miles in Search of an Advantage — Part Two

    J. G. Araby   |    November 21, 2017

    Early on in my career I struggled to find a balance between work and play. My only respite was the summer air as I sped across the freeway en-route to the next casino.  I spent my leisure time journeying from table to table.  There was no time for sight-seeing, no time for exploration, no time […]

  • Medellin, a Blackjack Paradise

    Meistro   |    November 19, 2017

    Meistro has been a regular contributor on the BJI forum for many years. If you would like to ask him a question you can leave a comment below or on the forum Nestled in the Andes, Medellin is a magnificently temperate city highlighted by a gorgeous backdrop of mountains. With great food, cheap transportation, inexpensive […]

  • Playing Blackjack in Cancun

    Meistro   |    October 15, 2017

    Meistro has been a regular contributor on the BJI forum for many years. If you would like to ask him a question you can leave a comment below or on the forum Though my first introduction to gambling was at the poker table, I began playing blackjack seriously six or seven years. With the help […]

  • Your Play is No Longer Welcome Here

    J. G. Araby   |    October 5, 2017

    As I stated in a previous article, you can’t be kicked out of a casino in Missouri for counting cards. You can only be counter measured. However, let’s talk about what would happen if you were in a less advantage-player friendly state—the dreaded back-off. When I tell people about being kicked out of a casino […]

  • 4,000 Miles in Search of an Advantage — Part One

    J. G. Araby   |    September 10, 2017

    “What do you do for a living?” It’s a simple and direct question for most, but it’s one that I often have trouble responding to accurately. I rarely tell people that I’m a professional gambler or an advantage player. It’s easier to say that I travel for work and move the subject elsewhere. It’s a […]

  • Internet Blackjack Better than the Real Thing?

    Tum   |    August 22, 2017

    Blackjack has been the favorite choice of many gamblers throughout its wild and amazing history, dating all the way back to cowboys and settlements from that time. As its popularity grew, more and more casinos decided to widen their table games offer and eventually incorporated this 52-card-deck game into the portfolio, due to its relaxed […]

  • Should You Take Partial Insurance?

    Tum   |    February 27, 2017

    Article by Mike Anderson I have clarified some things from the original posting, mainly that there are benefits to taking partial insurance although it’s not the optimal EV play. In the game of black when the dealer has an Ace showing you have the options of placing an additional side bet of called the insurance […]

  • Ed Thorp and Max Rubin’s 21st Blackjack Ball

    Tum   |    February 21, 2017

    Every year in late January, the most elite professional gamblers in the world gather to attend the super secretive Blackjack Ball.  The gala is hosted by long time organizer and advantage gaming legend Max Rubin.  Max spends countless hours in preparation; creating a magnificent soirée so that this profession’s elite can have a fantastic evening.  […]

  • Forum message boards have been reopened

    LV Bear   |    October 12, 2016

    As a public service, we have reopened the blackjackinfo.com free message boards.  We will make some improvements as time goes on.  Suggestions are welcome by posting on the board itself. See you there!

  • LV Bear joins blackjackinfo.com

    LV Bear   |    September 30, 2016

    Hello, everyone. Ken Smith is a long-time friend, who ran a great website.  I wish Ken the best in his future pursuits. I’m honored to join Joshua’s new management team here.   When Josh asked if I’d be interested in helping after he recently purchased the site, I gladly accepted the opportunity. For those who don’t know me, I […]

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