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Blackjack History DatabaseBlackjack Review is your portal into the world of blackjack and the game of twenty-one!  You will find a wealth of knowledge about card counting systems and strategies, advantage play and blackjack history.  All online content here is free.1) Yes, all online content here is free.  There are no memberships to join or fees to enter special areas on the site.  To help pay the rent, we do have a few affiliate ads and sponsors. The site owner, Michael Dalton, has had a love and passion for the game since the 1980s. You can help him keep this site free by becoming a site sponsor, purchasing a product from our catalog, or by making a donation.   Don’t know where to start?  Check out the 21 Frequently Asked Questions About Blackjack section first and review some of the articles in our blog. You can find us on Twitter at @bjrnet and on Facebook at bjrnet21.

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HOME OF THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BLACKJACK

No 6 to 5 Blackjack Please!We are the home of Michael Dalton’s free online edition of the 1000+ page  Encyclopedia of Blackjack – the most comprehensive resource available anywhere for blackjack information and terminology, card counting and basic strategies, blackjack odds and probability, product reviews and the history of the game. If you can’t find what you are looking for or have a suggestion, let the author know. 3)No 6 to 5 Blackjack The term 6:5 is an abbreviation for a game in which naturals are paid only 6 to 5.  This is not only a sucker bet, but they are cheating you in plain site.  A natural blackjack is meant to be paid at 3 to 2.  DO NOT PLAY in these games! For more information check The Numbers of 21 section.

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BLACKJACK CARD COUNTING SYSTEMS

Blackjack SchoolIn addition to basic strategy information, you will find a complete card counting school curriculum with tests and quizzes, frequently asked questions, blackjack and card counting strategy videos, blackjack and advantage play blog feeds, historical rules and conditions, archives, recommended links and the history of the game. 

Card counting is an advantage play technique. It is a method of keeping track of the cards by assigning a value to certain cards in the deck. The theory behind card-counting is based on the fact that when a deck or shoe is deficient in small cards the player is at a greater than normal advantage and when the deck or shoe is deficient in high cards the player is at a less than normal advantage. Is there such a thing as “the best card counting system“?

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This site maintains its own blog and provides links to other great blackjack and gambling blogs.  Our latest blog entry is below.

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The Blackjack Review Network supports all other sites and experts that provide sound and mathematically justified ideas about the game of blackjack and advantage play. If there is better information available elsewhere you will usually see a link to it here along with a glowing endorsement. We are not owned or controlled by any casino operation and are devoted to providing honest and accurate information that players can use to beat (i.e., gain a theoretical advantage in) today’s tough casino games. Feedback and suggestions are always welcome.

ONLINE GAMBLING

Although card counting is a technique that can increase your odds of winning at blackjack, it can’t be applied at most online blackjack sites where cards are shuffled every time and there is no deck penetration. The game of blackjack and online gambling is enjoyed worldwide.  As an example, Japanese people love blackjack, but they are also crazy about カジノスロット (different kinds of casino slots).  Arab people prefer traditional table gambling games like blackjack, but because of the lack of brick and mortar casinos, it`s easier for them to find a blackjack Arab online casino or بلاك جاك كازينو اون لاين عربي , than traveling miles away from their home to play.   You can also play free slots online in demo mode, find links to other free games and online casino reviews and play in blackjack casino sites that accept Boku payments.

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Donald Schlesinger's Blackjack Basic Strategy CardsBe sure to check out our product catalog – currently undergoing a 20% to 80% off clearance.  This may be your last chance.  Except for a few items, when our product inventory is gone, we will not be restocking it!  Many items are being sold at “below cost”.  Our catalog includes gambling books, reports, software and videos from the top experts in their field.  Our blackjack software recommendations include Norm Wattenberger’s Casino Verite, Victor Shelley’s Ne Plus Ultra and SmartCards by Extreme Blackjack. Need a good set of casino type poker chips?  We have that too!  Interested in baccarat?  Check out Dennis Suggs’ Baccarat Buster software that allows users the ability to define any casino shuffle and practice or simulate baccarat playing strategies.

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1. Yes, all online content here is free.  There are no memberships to join or fees to enter special areas on the site.  To help pay the rent, we do have a few affiliate ads and sponsors. The site owner, Michael Dalton, has had a love and passion for the game since the 1980s. You can help him keep this site free by becoming a site sponsor, purchasing a product from our catalog, or by making a donation.
2.BJRnet.com Since 1996, Blackjack Review could be found at BJRnet.com. In 2016, we moved to this improved and secure WordPress site and began using the BlackjackReview.com domain.  Blackjack Review magazine was published from Summer 1992 to Winter 1998.  Past issues may still be available.
3.No 6 to 5 Blackjack The term 6:5 is an abbreviation for a game in which naturals are paid only 6 to 5.  This is not only a sucker bet, but they are cheating you in plain site.  A natural blackjack is meant to be paid at 3 to 2.  DO NOT PLAY in these games! For more information check The Numbers of 21 section.