Beat the Dealer
A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty-One
By Edward Thorp
(Vintage, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780394703107, 240pp.)
Publication Date: April 1966
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Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and in Beat the Dealer he reveals the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by professional and amateur card players for two generations. From Las Vegas to Monte Carlo, the tables have been turned and the house no longer has the advantage at blackjack.
Containing the basic rules of the game, proven winning strategies, how to overcome casino counter measures and spot cheating. Beat the Dealer is the bible for players of this game of chance. Perforated cards included in the book are a convenient way to bring the strategies into the casino.
A winning strategy for the game of 21. The essentials, consolidated in simple charts, can be understood and memorized by the average player.