Don Schlesinger is a gaming mathematician and the author of one of the most successful blackjack books of all time – Blackjack Attack: Playing the Pros’. Blackjack Attack has 4 ratings and 0 reviews. Blackjack Attack is the answer book that can solve problems and settle arguments. For the truly dedicated p. BlackjackAttack: Playing the Pros’ Way, by Don Schlesinger, is one of those few Blackjack Attack is the “answer book,” the book that every professional player.
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For everyone else, skip ahead to… Chapter 7 Don starts by clarifying a few aspects of team bankroll splits and payouts, but the bulk of schlessinger chapter is a sample handbook for card counting teams.
He is the author of the book Blackjack Attack – Playing the Pros’ Waycurrently in its third edition, which is considered one of the most sophisticated theoretical and practical studies of the game to date.
This chapter will help card counters to develop a cover strategy that still gives them a fighting chance against the casino while also encouraging them to find other cheaper methods of camouflage.
Person X marked it as to-read Jun 14, Pranit Bauva marked it schlesiner to-read Apr 06, Every casino is different and you may even find significant differences between tables in the same schlesingeer. Of course, seasoned professionals will already trust each other in terms of casino comportment and bankroll management and they will already have these guidelines in mind, but this chapter will prevent less experienced teams from learning their lessons the hard way or being caught unprepared when issues arise.
Review of Blackjack Attack
Refresh and try again. Playing the Pros’ Way began as a collection of the most important articles written by author Don Schlesinger for the legendary Blackjack Forum magazine. No trivia or atttack yet.
Most of my Blackjack books have only slight wear from being read once or twice, but this one shows the marks of being used. American gambling writers American xttack non-fiction writers American blackjack players Writers from New York state Living people.
Review of Blackjack Attack
This is a lesson that must be learned early. This may come as a surprise to new players who watched a few movies and think they will win most of their sessions. This is especially true for plays that happen when your big bets are out. Schlesinger is well known as a person who has been willing to go out of his way to help eager students learn more about the game he understands so well. This book is meant for intermediate players who can accurately use a card counting system and are ready to start playing seriously, but still have a lot of questions.
He gives the reader an understanding of the methods behind each answer, which allows us to explore and analyze similar situations on our own.
Donald “Don” Schlesinger is a gaming mathematicianauthor, lecturer, player, and member of the Blackjack Hall of Fame who specializes in the casino game of blackjack. The following chapters will teach you how. He later found a home on the now defunct AdvantagePlayer.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Blackjack Attack covers topics like back-counting strategies, betting strategies, risk management, game selection, and much more. But most books leave the reader stranded in terms of actually using those skills to make money. Most of the chapters are reprints of articles written for blackjack forum in the 80’s and 90’s.
Blackjack Attack is the answer book that can solve problems and settle arguments.
This book is NOT a basic text on blackjack or card counting. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Even the more complicated concepts are explained in a way that makes them clear and blavkjack to students of any background. And yet, some readers will study the advice ddon seek out playable games and leverage their knowledge into respectable sums of money.
As usual, Don gives a detailed explanation of how to do the calculations as well as numerous examples of both playing and betting cover plays.
They are all, at worst, well worth reading, at best, they will fundamentally blzckjack how one thinks about Blackjack. Mateus marked it as to-read Oct 27, Lonnie Hail added it Oct 03, Jul 29, Stacy Sherman rated it liked it Recommends it for: It was always sitting on the nightstand, or on the desk, or in my backpack during a trip. In my early card counting days, Blackjack Attack never left my side. In this chapter Don shares some of the responses that he contributed to various issues of the Blackjack Forum newsletter.
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Blackjack Attack: Playing the Pros’ Way
Review of Blackjack Attack Title: Additionally, the often misunderstood “Floating Advantage” is explained here with extreme clarity. Trivia About Blackjack Attack Kevin Lin marked it as to-read Feb 26, Chapter 4 In this chapter Don shares some of the responses that he contributed to various issues of the Blackjack Forum newsletter. Click here to return to the index of reviews.
Marc rated it it was amazing Dec 27, Don starts by clarifying a few aspects of team bankroll splits and payouts, but the bulk of this chapter is a sample handbook for card counting teams. With the first article, Blackjack Attack launches bkackjack new territory that is not covered in nearly this depth, if at all, in any other work.
Blackjack Attack is primarily a collection of Schlesinger’s articles that have scnlesinger published in Arnold Snyder’s Blackjack Forum since Don began his professional life teaching mathematics and French in the New York City school system. It blqckjack the tools to let new card counters create a solid plan of attack, and also helps experienced card counters to elevate their game.
Not only does this chapter help the reader to understand the effects of different playing styles and bet spreads by putting actual dollar amounts on them, it also begins to show them the importance of good game selection.
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