Players card or not

Player’s card or not?

March 21, 2019 11:18
Young Player

Young Player: Pit critters often think there is no good reason for a young player to decline a player’s card, especially when...

Las vegas playing trip daily scheduld by 85

Las Vegas playing trip daily schedule

January 11, 2019 09:18

I have a Las Vegas trip coming up and I would like to rectify errors made on my previous trips with respect to inadequate...

Losing streaks

Coping with losing streaks

April 15, 2019 07:55
hit A7

I've wondered whether it is practical or helpful to have in mind a loss limit, such as, "If I lose X amount (either for a...

Avoiding problems cashing out

Problems cashing out

March 18, 2019 11:26

Because many players have problems cashing chips but understandably want to remain anonymous to a casino, here’s a brief,...

Taking a break from blackjack

Taking a break from blackjack

December 20, 2018 13:01

I would like to share my experience supporting (trying) my standard of living with blackjack and other advantage play. It...

Emotionali intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

December 16, 2016 13:52

There are many components to building a strong game. Game analysis, playing conditions, and being thoroughly steeped in...

Spanish 21

Blackjack variants and advantage play

January 06, 2019 18:19

Spanish 21 (SP21) is popular in the Pacific Northwest, arguably more so than the standard mediocre blackjack offerings in the...

Risk averse spouse can be a significant energy drain

Risk-averse spouse can be a significant energy drain

April 06, 2017 05:22

A risk-averse spouse can be a significant energy drain. It's hard to tell how your partner will handle your advantage play....

Cognitive domains of blackjack implications for cover

Cognitive Domains of Blackjack: Implications for Cover

December 19, 2016 07:47

As a specialist in brain-behavior relationships, and as a newcomer to blackjack, I've become fascinated by the cognitive task...

Considering full time play i suggest you continue part time for awhile

Considering full-time play? I suggest you continue part time for awhile

November 14, 2018 09:07
DD’, retired pro player

Question for DD': I work in real estate and investing, I have been self-employed my whole life and never really had a boss. I...

On winning big and getting barred

On Winning Big and Getting Barred

December 16, 2016 13:38
The Turtle

I was going to sit down and write this anyway, but after reading the another post about having a thick skin, this really seems...

Lessons of the road

Lessons of the road

April 05, 2019 07:50

In my advantage play travels over the years, here are some of the things that I’ve learned from experience. Of course, “your...

Am i ready to move up in stakes

Am I ready to move up in stakes?

February 13, 2019 14:17
Most Interesting Man

Until now I've been playing minimal unit sizes so that I don't walk into the game a total beginner and play above my abilities....

Do you ever respond to casino surveys by 21forme

Do you ever respond to casino surveys?

December 17, 2018 08:45

Question by 21forme: Do you ever respond to casino surveys? I got one via email recently. Just wondering if anyone fills them...

Most common mistake by skilled players

Most common mistake by skilled players

December 16, 2016 13:58
Ian Andersen

I was asked by a winning blackjack player what I thought was the most common mistake made by pros and semi-pros. After some...

Downturns but no sympathy

Downturns, but no sympathy

May 18, 2017 08:37

With downturns, as much as we sometimes feel like sharing our frustration with others, the truth is that nobody cares. With our...

Accuracy about hourly win rate

Accuracy about hourly win rate

March 14, 2019 10:13

I am realizing that I do not make as much money per hour at blackjack as I think I do. I am not just talking about that I am...

Costuming  by bfbagain


October 24, 2017 08:16

This is consistent with the approach of hiding in plain sight. You must present yourself in a way that doesn't draw attention...