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Hit Him: Dana White Blackjack Secrets

UFC President Dana White says he only sleeps three to six hours a night, and that’s only when he isn’t up all night at the blackjack table in Vegas, which is often. On those nights, when he gets involved in marathon blackjack sessions playing for $25,000 a hand, he’s lucky to get home in time to drive his two kids to school. He can handle it.

David Hill
February 11, 2018

A Unique Blackjack School

I was living in New Jersey in the late 1970s, when casino gambling became legalized in Atlantic City. The casinos that began opening there were clamoring for casino dealers. Soon, casino gambling schools began opening that taught students the skills necessary to become a casino dealer. (You had to be certified by a state-licensed dealer’s school in order to be a casino dealer.) The public was inundated with news, TV, and radio reports and advertisement about becoming a casino dealer.

Henry Tamburin Ph.D
January 30, 2018

Chaos Theory: Can It Become a Strategy at Blackjack & Roulette?

The law of independent trials is fundamental principle that allows the casino gaming industry to accumulate mass amounts of wealth from unsuspecting customers. Every game in the casino has the perception of being completely random in nature. This means there is no predictability of the outcome of an upcoming event. What the casinos rely on is the overall advantage that their games have that favor the casino. This reliance assumes a static wager by the player as well as all of the variables remains constant.

Nicholas Colon
January 1, 2018

How I Got Involved in Blackjack Tournaments

Previous articles covered how I got started with blackjack, how I learned the basic playing strategy and card counting, my playing experience in Atlantic City after the first casino opened, and my first barring. This article describes how I got involved in blackjack tournaments, and how I learned tournament playing and betting strategies.

Henry Tamburin Ph.D
December 19, 2017