Beat the Dealer: A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty-One (Mass Market Paperbound)

A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty-One

By Edward O. Thorp

Vintage, 9780394703107, 240pp.

Publication Date: April 12, 1966

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Description

The Book That Made Las Vegas Change the Rules
Over 1,000,000 Copies in Print

Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and inthis classic guidehe shares the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by professional and amateur card players for generations. This book provides:
o an overview of the basic rules of the game
o proven winning strategies ranging from simple to advanced
o methods to overcome casino counter measures
o ways to spot cheating
o charts and tables that clearly illustrate key concepts
A fascinating read and an indispensable resource for winning big, Beat the Dealeris the bible for players of this game of chance.
**Bring these strategies into the casino: Perforated cards included in the book**


About the Author

Edward O. Thorp is a mathematics professor, author, hedge fund manager, and blackjack player. A pioneer in modern applications of probability theory, Thorp s bestselling book, Beat the Dealer, mathematically proved that the house advantage in blackjack could be overcome by card counting. He is also the author of a guide to investment, Beat the Market; a memoir, A Man for All Measures; and numerous popular and scholarly articles. He lives in Newport Beach, California. www.edwardothorp.com"
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