smoothgrh
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March 16th, 2018 at 9:50:19 AM permalink
Here's an article from the interwebs on the time when some Las Vegas casinos welcomed Bob Bamford and Joe Alper—and their 5-pound card-counting machine— to their blackjack tables.
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smoothgrh
March 16th, 2018 at 11:25:09 AM permalink
Thanks for the article
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smoothgrh
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August 1st, 2020 at 3:32:10 PM permalink
The original link doesn’t work, but this one does for now:
https://www.gambling-history.com/?p=767
smoothgrh
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August 1st, 2020 at 4:11:07 PM permalink
More APs in history: the four guys who invented Basic Strategy for 21.

Edit: OK, they weren’t APs because they didn’t count cards, but maybe if the rules were good enough, they might have had an advantage.
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July 29th, 2021 at 1:51:20 AM permalink
It's a pity that your link no longer works, I would be interested to read it. I found an interesting article about the basic blackjack strategy for online casinos. The basic strategy for an online casino is especially interesting since there is no way to count cards online. But in this article, nothing is written about the history of the creation of this basic strategy for blackjack, and I would be interested to read it.
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July 29th, 2021 at 1:55:21 AM permalink
Quote: Jorge

... there is no way to count cards online.

That's news to me.
It's not especially worthwhile, but with live dealer games, it is possible and actually good practice.
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July 29th, 2021 at 2:23:06 AM permalink
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if anybody is interested I was able to download the entire original article from newspapers.com
unfortunately, I saved it and then lost it - I don't feel like going back there

anybody who wants to can find the article which is several pages long there with a keyword search using the keywords Bob Bamford and blackjack

newspapers.com gives you a free account for 7 days - you won't have to pay anything



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