X

    Million Dollar Blackjack

    Product Code: B0115IS

    Description

    Book Description

    Million Dollar Blackjack is the second of several books written by Ken Uston on Blackjack. You may wonder why he needed to write several books on the same subject. Was he like a chess grandmaster who publishes accurate analysis but who holds back a few secrets and sets traps for the unwary reader to fall into should he ever face the grandmaster in a tournament game? Most readers probably assumed that they were playing the system described by Edward Thorp in his book 'Beat the Dealer". However, we were not using that system. Similarly, the popular movie "21" depicting a team of exceptionally bright MIT students beating the casinos has them using the Basic Plus-Minus System of Thorp. However, that is an old system, no longer used. So, it was in this book, Million Dollar Blackjack, that Ken Uston finally revealed many of the secrets he used to beat the casinos. A new introduction by Professional Games Player Roy Hoppe provides updates and insights on how to beat the casinos.

    About the Author(s)

    Ken Uston was born on January 12, 1935 in New York City. He graduated from Yale and earned an MBA at Harvard University. He became Vice-President of the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange. He is the author of several books on computer science and computer games. He died in Paris, France on September 19, 1987 at age 52. Roy Hoppe is a rated chess master and a professional bridge player. He was a professional blackjack player until he "retired" from the game for reasons explained in the book.

    Media Mail Eligible

    Media Mail® shipping from the US Postal Service is the cost-effective way to ship Books, Software and DVDs. With shipping rates starting at only 4.00, it's the most affordable shipping method available.

    Reviews

    Tell us what you think about this item!

    Our Price: $25.95

    Out of Stock

    Still interested?


    Product Details

    ISBN B00EEQVA1Y
    Manufacturer Ishi Press
    Author(s) Ken Uston
    Pages 332 Pages
    Publication Date Nov 29, 2011
    Notation Type NL - Notationless

    Related Products

    • The Big Player
      How a Team of Blackjack Players Made a Million Dollars Catalog Code: B0113IS
      This is a reprint of the famous book, "The Big Player", mentioned on the History Channel and news reports showing how a team of blackjack players made millions of dollars at the expense of Las Vegas Casinos.
      img

      The Big Player

      Our Price: $25.95
    • Ken Uston on Blackjack
      The Adventures of the KING of "21"! Catalog Code: B0114IS
      This book, "Ken Uston on Blackjack", is primarily concerned with the legal efforts Ken made to stop the casinos from banning card counters. Legal actions were brought in his name against the casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, New Jersey to stop them from banning card counters. The end result of these legal actions was that they were unsuccessful in Las Vegas but successful in Atlantic City. The Las Vegas Casinos still can and do ban card counters. The original edition of this book contains almost no information about how to win at Blackjack. Therefore a section has been added to explain what you really want to know, which is how we were able to win some money playing Blackjack.
      img

      Ken Uston on Blackjack

      Our Price: $25.95
    • Playing Blackjack as a Business
      A Textbook on Blackjack Catalog Code: B0116IS
      This is the most talked-about book on the Blackjack scene. This book has sold more copies since it's initial release than any other gaming book. Prior to this new edition there was no foolproof way to learn how to play Blackjack accurately. This is the only Blackjack book that is easy to understand and completely accurate, written for the beginner or for the expert player.
      img

      Playing Blackjack as a Business

      Our Price: $19.95
    lb
    lb