Kevin Blackwood has been a professional blackjack player for more than twenty years. He is the author of The Counter, a behind-the-scenes novel based on his life of playing high-stakes blackjack, and he has contributed to countless games magazines and online sites.In Play Blackjack Like the Pros, blackjack expert Kevin Blackwood shares his million-dollar winning strategies to help players turn the tables and beat the house at its own game.
Kevin Blackwood, a semifinalist at the 2005 World Series of Blackjack, presents a step-by-step guide to powerful techniques that will give you an edge in casinos, on the Internet, and in tournaments, including: * The world's best card-counting system * Proven tips on money management * How to form a blackjack team * Where to find the best games Play Blackjack Like the Pros covers every facet of the game, from basic strategy to advanced card counting. With easy-to-understand lessons, practical advice, and personal anecdotes, Blackwood shows how players of all levels can become winners at the tables.Beginning with the basic rules of play, Blackwood introduces his proven card-counting method, broken down into three levels: novice, recreational & professional. He also covers camoflaging techniques, money management & team play.Blackwood begins with the basic rules of play and then moves on to teach his proven card-counting method, broken down into three levels: novice, recreational, and professional.Professional blackjack player Kevin Blackwood shares his million-dollar winning strategies for mastering the odds and consistently beating the house at their own game. Play Blackjack Like the Pros is the requisite introduction to the modern game of blackjack, including high and low stakes casino, shoe games (several decks shuffled together), online, and tournaments. Blackwood begins with the basic rules of play and then moves on to teach his proven card-counting method, broken-down into three levels: novice, recreational, and professional. He also covers camouflaging techniques (it's perfectly legal to count cards, but if the house catches you they will kick you out), money management, and team play. Blackwood includes many stories of his and other professionals' triumphs at the tables and keeps the highly technical language that bogs down most gaming books to an absolute minimum. Play Blackjack Like the Pros is written in the style of Phil Hellmuth's Play Poker Like the Pros using easy-to-understand lessons that all levels of players can quickly benefit from. o Blackwood is one of the world's top card counters. He began with only a few hundred dollars and has won over a million playing blackjack. In Play Blackjack Like the Pros he demonstrates how to earn over $10,000 a month from just a few days work. o Blackjack is set to balloon in popularity. Ben Mezrich's book on the MIT card counting team Bringing Down the House was on the New York Times bestseller list for weeks and is being made into a movie staring Kevin Spacey. Blackjack Tournaments are growing in popularity with many of the top casinos offering large prize pools. Online Blackjack is currently a multi-million dollar industry. Blackwood keeps the highly technical language that bogs down most gaming books to an absolute minimum. o Foreword by Stanford Wong, author of Professional Blackjack and the master of modern card counting.
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