A Face in the Crowd. DO NOT BUY THIS BLACKJACK BOOK1)This is only the title of the book and not the recommendation 🙂 Not sure who wrote these books, although I suspect one person. The author is VERY knowledgeable about blackjack and has a great sense of humor. In 2020, these e-books were no longer available on Amazon or elsewhere. – PART I a.k.a. “Blue Collar Blackjack” an Offering to the Blackjack Gods. Amazon Digital Services; 2012 (63 pages) – Very good. Recommended. A blackjack e-book with a sense of humor. Surprisingly well written and informative. Includes a good introduction to basic strategy and even a discussion of the effects of removal. May no longer be available on Amazon ??? [ AMAZON: DO NOT BUY THIS BLACKJACK BOOK ]
A Face in the Crowd. DO NOT BUY THIS BLACKJACK BOOK – PART II a.k.a. “Blue Collar Blackjack” an Offering to the Blackjack Gods. Amazon Digital Services; 2012 (853 pages) – Excellent. Highly recommended. A blackjack e-book with a sense of humor. An excellent, although long-winded, discussion (from a card-counters perspective) of blackjack games of the past (e.g., single deck, end play, floating advantage). Some great card counting stories and some jewels of information can be found here. It is so long I am still reading it. Who really wrote this book? Let BJRNET know! May no longer be available on Amazon ??? [ AMAZON: DO NOT BUY THIS BLACKJACK BOOK ]
A Face in the Crowd. 100% Guaranteed Blackjack – Volume I (Blue Collar Blackjack) – An Offering to the Blackjack Gods. ??? ; 2012 (891 pages) – Review TBD. From the advertising, “The most blackjack information ever assembled into one book.”
A Face in the Crowd. Conquering Risk of Ruin – Volume II (Blue Collar Blackjack) –An Offering to the Blackjack Gods. ??? ; 2012 (62 pages) – Review TBD. From the advertising, “I can’t stop severe losing streaks, but I can make them less costly. I’ll show how to make the most horrific losing streak just a bump in the road. If we’re playing with the advantage, it’ll eventually swing our way. That’s when the upside will dwarf anything lost on the worst losing streak. It’s good to know the money we’ve won is ours to keep. Casinos can never get it back with my techniques. Conventional methods have too much risk!!! “
A Face in the Crowd. Becoming Bullet Proof – Volume III (Blue Collar Blackjack) – An Offering to the Blackjack Gods. ??? ; 2012 (358 pages) – Review TBD. From the advertising, “So much to cover in the camouflage volume… If we can’t fool them, we can’t play. I’ll ‘learn ya’ multiple layers of camouflage to confuse our opponent. -We’ll learn the usual casino hopping to reduce our exposure, but I’ll add a new idea called casino averaging. -We’ll take a closer look at win/loss/time limits for sessions. -We’ll learn to pit hop and session segment. -We’ll learn the basics of betting camouflage, but add some new twists. -We’ll pseudo back count. … “
Captivate Labs. Learn Pro Blackjack: Learn How to Play, Master the Strategy, & Maximize Your Odds. Amazon Digital Services; 2013, 2017 (69 pages) – Good. Recommended. Decent presentation of basic strategy, some history of the game, and understanding rule variations. From the advertising, “Unlike other blackjack books, Learn Pro Blackjack focuses holistically on the entire playing experience to make sure players have the tools they need to have fun and be confident playing blackjack.“ [ learnproblackjack.com ] [ AMAZON: Learn Pro Blackjack ]
Corval ???. Corval Formula for Blackjack. Self published?; 1992, 1994 (54 pages) – Not recommended. Subtitled, The KEY to PLAYING for PROFITS. Photo of Bob Eubanks is on the back. Money management, discipline, stop losses, pattern recognition, progressive betting and an almost correct basic strategy. [ AMAZON: Corval Formula for Blackjack ]
FastTrackBlackjack.com. Blackjack: The Basic Strategy Book. CIPP; March 2014 (284 pages) – Review TBD. Subtitled: 1001 Problems and Drills, Explained Hand by Hand. From the advertising, ” … will visually teach you how to correctly play every possible blackjack hand by using the proven methods of basic strategy. There are over 1001 basic strategy drills to test your knowledge. Every drill and question in this book is presented visually to help you memorize the basic strategy rules. It is organized into specific sections for hard hands, soft hands, and pairs. In just a short time you will be a master of basic strategy, and will be able to decide what every player at the table should do for every hand dealt. In addition to clearly stating the rules of basic strategy, this book presents practice drills and exercises which will reinforce your learning. The visual exercises will feel like you are sitting at the blackjack table with the dealer, looking at real cards, and playing real blackjack.“ [ FastTrackBlackjack.com ] [ AMAZON: Blackjack: The Basic Strategy Book ]
Unknown. Mississippi Riverboat Blackjack. K & D Publishing; 1994 (40 pages) – Not recommended. Subtitled, A Blackjack Program Specifically Designed to Give You an Edge Over the Mississippi Casino! Advice from an author who believes in table biases and TARGET like qualities.
Unknown. Playing Winning Blackjack in the Casinos. Casino Research Productions, New York; 1984 (152 pages) – Includes advice of dubious value. Basic strategy, hot vs cold tables, dumping tables, betting progressions, money management, etc. He also presents a level 1 count strategy with Revere’s Advanced Plus/Minus.
Unknown. WIN at Casino Black Jack. ??? – Not recommended. I saw this while browsing on the Internet but I couldn’t make out the author name. From the description, “A unique style of play using betting patterns designed to take advantage of hot and cold tables.” From that description alone I am sure this book is full of nonsense. If anyone knows who the author is, please let me know.
This is only the title of the book and not the recommendation 🙂 Not sure who wrote these books, although I suspect one person. The author is VERY knowledgeable about blackjack and has a great sense of humor. In 2020, these e-books were no longer available on Amazon or elsewhere.