Just completed a new Blackjack History Database Tool on the BJRNET site.
Did a blackjack, card counting or related gambling event happen in 1948, or in the month of January, or during April 1977? Check the Blackjack History Database Tool. You can search by any combination of month, day and year. Or view all of the historical events we’ve managed to find on our History of Blackjack and Card Counting page.
Also, you can search by event type. For example, there is a listing for BJ Ball. This brings up only events about Max Rubin’s annual Blackjack Ball.
I hope you will find this useful. If you like it, please contribute an event not already listed.
Bill would legalize blackjack in Montana, tax tables
HELENA — Rep. Wylie Galt, R-Martinsdale, said generating revenue for the state can be as simple as counting to 21, meaning, playing blackjack. House Bill 578 would legalize the card game, for both tabletop and video play. The bill also allocates a $500 tax on each blackjack table to the state’s Department of Justice and a state special revenue account — $100 going to the DOJ, and $400 to the account. … CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE
Some history of gambling in Montana can be found at the Montana Department of Justice site. From their site:
The Montana Legislature has authorized limited legal gambling in Montana. Poker, keno, bingo, and video line gambling machines are legal with a maximum $2 bet and $800 payout. Legal live games include: raffles, bingo, keno, panguingue, poker and shake-a-day. Sports pools, fantasy sports leagues and sports tab games are also legal. These are non-banking games in which players bet against and settle with each other rather than betting against and settling with the house.
The legal age for gambling in Montana is 18, with the exception of raffles conducted by churches, schools, charitable and nonprofit organizations. Children under 18 years old may participate in these. LINK
Announcing the Blackjack Review Network
historical event and quotation database.
Every day that you visit the Blackjack Review Network web site you are greeted with a historical event and/or quote of the day.
My goal is to have a relevant event and/or quote for each day of the year. Relevant means the event or quote should be blackjack or gambling related or support our motto “Gaining an edge in cards and life!“
Review our two databases:
… and tell me what you think. Suggestions for new events and quotes are always welcome.
Events should have an “exact” date (month, day, year) associated with them. Also, if possible, tell me the source of this fact. Ideas include:
- Births and deaths of notable figures
- Casino openings and closings
- Legal events and gambling laws
- Article and book publishing dates
- Big team losses or wins
- Casino heists
- Blackjack tournaments
- Website start dates
- Blackjack Ball events
To make a suggestion, reply to this post or leave comment here.
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