Most people don’t really believe in going to a casino to make some money, but this really is doable…

Advantage players have but one mission and that is to go straight down to a casino and extract a considerate amount of funds from the casino.

Of course, it is of utmost importance to maintain your anonymity for as long as you can…

Here you can stumble upon many a great article covering the joys and wonder of advantage play, but also offering you tips and tricks how to make it and last longer playing casino games with an advantage.

In short... you want to learn how to make money? Are you so eager to learn all there is to know about advantage casino play? Well, you’ve come to the right place, as these articles will give you plenty of good information.

Now you have a taste of what it takes to become a full-time advantage player, so dig right in and start sifting through these articles, providing you with a rarely-seen inside view of the AP world.

Ftx collapse

FTX Collapse

November 28, 2022 3:51 am
BJ21 News Service

Sam Trabucco, the former co-head of Alameda Research, the trading division of FTX, posted tweets about gambling, which is one of...

Five years of advantage play

Five Years of Advantage Play

November 4, 2021 4:31 am
Scott Cao

With five years of full-time advantage play completed, I thought I would share some reflections. Last year, I made $98k from...

A now nearly extinct blackjack side bet called slingo could be profitable

Slingo side bet RIP

January 28, 2021 6:02 am

I got backed off over a year ago from a blackjack game in a remotely-located casino that offered the Slingo side bet. I was...


Using craps for cover

July 31, 2020 5:19 am

Prior to the pandemic, I had started to believe the only way to survive playing double-deck blackjack is to spread some other...


Mitigating theft risk for teams

October 28, 2019 7:03 am

There are many requests on Green Chip for blackjack team advice -- how do you prevent theft, etc. However, advice is sparse as to...

An aps purpose in life

AP’s purpose in life?

July 29, 2019 8:30 am
Cali Girl

I recently came across an essay on the realities of being a full-time professional advantage player, which summarizes a debate I...

Machine-advantage players

Machine advantage players

July 5, 2019 8:29 am
Captain Jack

Captain Jack: On Green Chip recently, someone asked about slot machine advantage players and why he can't find anyone who is...

New players need a knowledge base before moving beyond counting

Memo to New AP’s

June 21, 2019 9:15 am
Lonesome Gambler

I understand your desire to know everything that there is to know about advantage play right off the bat, as I've always had that...

Team mmember types

Team member types

May 28, 2019 6:28 am
Captain Jack

The sum total of a diverse advantage play team is far greater than its parts. A team can be comprised of just one person, or just...

Pro ap vs square job vs entrepreneurship

Pro AP vs. square job vs. entrepreneurship

May 10, 2019 8:16 am
Steve Waugh

Advantage play for a living is one of the more stressful ways to lead a life. Having been involved in this for years now, based...

Solo play vs team play by viper

Solo play vs. team play

December 7, 2018 4:28 am

If you are considering a switch from solo blackjack (or other advantage games) to team play, expect to pay a heavy price in terms...

Dos and donts of casino comportment when losing by bfbagain

Do’s and don’ts of casino comportment when losing

November 28, 2018 6:46 am

As the old saying goes, failure to plan is planning to fail. Being prepared to handle the success and failure of playing while...

Casino longevity

Casino longevity

October 26, 2018 4:29 am

The best teacher in matters of casino longevity for advantage players is experience. Be observant of the pit crew. Learn to tell...

Team partner blackjack play

Team/partner blackjack play

October 19, 2018 6:38 am
A Blackjack Player

I once partnered up with a guy I met on Green Chip years ago. After a couple of losing sessions, I became very suspicious that he...


Promos, Competition, and Lurkers -- another side of The Power and Value of Networking

July 2, 2018 5:12 am

According to the reports that we have, a recent casino promotion went more smoothly than many others have. It lasted the whole...

The power and value of networking

The power and value of networking

May 22, 2018 4:18 am
a bad turn

For experienced long-time advantage players (AP's), what I am going to write here is nothing new. For those of you just getting...


Making money as an Advantage Player

March 29, 2018 6:58 am
Ace Ten

For several years I was what most would call a full-time advantage player (“AP”). However, my full-time play resulted...

50 reasons that phone call is not about you

50 reasons that phone call is *NOT* about you -- misplaced concern about pit personnel behavior

July 6, 2017 5:14 am
a bad turn

I've been working a great deal on being less worried about heat lately, so I thought it would be fun to come up with this list....