Card Player (INDEX)




October 21, 1988 – August 27, 1993

Editor note:  Listings below are only current as of 1993. Card Player is primarily a poker magazine. The following is a partial index to the blackjack related material found in this publication during this time period.

OCTOBER 21, 1988

Malmuth, Mason. Part I: Head up play.

NOVEMBER 18, 1988

Malmuth, Mason. Part II: Head up play.

DECEMBER 30, 1988

How to play tournament blackjack.

JANUARY 13, 1989

Williams, Harl. Blackjack Schoolhouse.

FEBRUARY 10, 1989

Williams, Harl. Blackjack Schoolhouse.

MARCH 10, 1989

Jay, Charles. Blackjack update.

MARCH 24, 1989

Othmer, Konstantine. Dealing blackjack Arizona style.

APRIL 7, 1989

Malmuth, Mason. Counting systems.

APRIL 21, 1989

Jay, Charles. The correct value of the ace.

JUNE 2, 1989

Jay, Charles. Blackjack glossary.


Howard Collier’s Business of Blackjack.

JUNE 30, 1989

Malmuth, Mason. Not looking at hole cards.

JULY 14, 1989

Malmuth, Mason. Part I: Tips of becoming a professional.

JULY 28, 1989

Rose, I. Nelson. Card counting is not cheating.

AUGUST 11, 1989

Malmuth, Mason. Part II: Tips of becoming a professional.

AUGUST 25, 1989

REVIEW by Rose A. Wilcox:

Learning Winning Blackjack (IBM S/W)

OCTOBER 6, 1989

Rose, I. Nelson. Card Counting Devices.

Snyder, Arnold. Blackjack Hack.

Beat a Cheat Video Announcement

REVIEW by MaryAnne Guberman:

Blackjack Tutor & System Checker (IBM S/W)

OCTOBER 20, 1989

Snyder, Arnold. Blackjack Hack.

NOVEMBER 3, 1989

Snyder, Arnold. Blackjack Hack: Count chips not cards.

NOVEMBER 17, 1989

Snyder, Arnold. Blackjack in Canada.


J. K. Blackjack (Mac S/W)

DECEMBER 1, 1989

Snyder, Arnold. The big score – Joe Average learns to count.

DECEMBER 29, 1989

Snyder, Arnold. Advise to a beginner.

Snyder, Arnold. The birth of blackjack.

Carchia, Bob. Blackjack: Is the rush for real?

JANUARY 12, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Blackjack in Michigan.

JANUARY 26, 1990

Sklansky, David. Making the best decision: Exposed cards.

Snyder, Arnold. Parasites in paradise.

FEBRUARY 23, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Part II: Snyder’s castle.

Sklansky, David. Making the best decision: The worst play in blackjack

MARCH 9, 1990

Brown, Bill. Splitting tens.

Snyder, Arnold. Lost in the shuffle.

Sklansky, David. Making the best decision.

REVIEW by Maryanne Guberman:

MicroAce Blackjack (IBM S/W)

MARCH 23, 1990

Brown, Bill. Stiff hands.

Sklansky, David. Making the best decision: Development of basic strategy.

APRIL 6, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Blackjack Hack: The peek no evil follies.

Brown, Bill. Gaming and computers: Blackjack dealer expectations.

Sklansky, David. Making the best decision: Expectation.

APRIL 20, 1990

Liggett, Byron. Blackjack in the evergreen state.

Rose, I. Nelson. Tales of terror from the back rooms.

Sklansky, David. Making the best decision.

MAY 4, 1990

REVIEW by Bill Brown:

Professional Blackjack Simulator

MAY 18, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Part I: Bachelor of Counting.

REVIEW by Bill Brown:

Blackjack Tutor

JUNE 1, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Part II: Bachelor of Counting.

REVIEW by Bill Brown:

Vegas Pro Blackjack

JUNE 15, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Part III: Bachelor of Counting.

REVIEW by Bill Brown:

Professional Blackjack Simulator (Version 2.0)

JUNE 29, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Part IV: Bachelor of Counting.

JULY 13, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Part V: Bachelor of Counting.

Rose, I. Nelson. Court allows high stacks Indian Blackjack.

REVIEW by Bill Brown:

MicroAce Blackjack

JULY 27, 1990

Brown, Bill. Dealer Expectations.

Snyder, Arnold. Blackjack Hack.

AUGUST 10, 1990

Rose, I. Nelson. Who counts cards?

Brown, Bill. New game for casinos.

Snyder, Arnold. Part VI: Bachelor of Counting.

AUGUST 24, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Part VII: Bachelor of Counting.

REVIEW by Bill Brown:

Edward O. Thorp’s Real Blackjack


Wong, Stanford. No Wait Blackjack.

Snyder, Arnold. Part VIII: Bachelor of Counting.

SEPTEMBER 21, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Part IX: Bachelor of Counting – Beating the Shoe.

Brown, Bill. Playing the soft 17 and soft 18.

OCTOBER 5, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Part X: Bachelor of Counting.

OCTOBER 19, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Part XI: Bachelor of Counting.

NOVEMBER 5, 1990

Wong, Stanford. Las Vegas Racebooks.

Snyder, Arnold. Part I: Blackjack in Canada.

NOVEMBER 16, 1990

Brown, Bill. Blackjack Over/Under 13.

Snyder, Arnold. Part II: Blackjack in Canada.

NOVEMBER 30, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Part III: Blackjack in Canada.

Wong, Stanford. Roulette numbers are not random.

DECEMBER 14, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Blackjack – Dissappearing spots.

Brown, Bill. Faceup play.

DECEMBER 28, 1990

Snyder, Arnold. Part 4,128: Bachelor of Counting.

JANUARY 11, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. The Marketing Gamble.

JANUARY 25, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. System Smitty and the blind folded monkeys.

FEBRUARY 22, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Look out – Here comes Clyde the card counter.

MARCH 8, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Tahoe pit boss creates card counting shuffleboard addicts.

MARCH 22, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Pop quiz for blackjack fanatics.

APRIL 5, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Getting in / getting out.

APRIL 19, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Getting over the over/under hump.

MAY 3, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. I stole my act.

MAY 17, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Best jokes of 1991.

MAY 31, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. To toke or not to toke.

AUGUST 23, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Borderline camouflage.


Snyder, Arnold. Gambling on the Mississippi.

Wuehle, Edwin “Tony”. Chip-In Casino in Harris, MI.

SEPTEMBER 20, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Blackjack in Laughlin.

Krigman, Alan. Blackjack variety under consideration in Atlantic City.

OCTOBER 4, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Teams, dreams and schemes.

OCTOBER 18, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. The lone decker rides again!

REVIEWS by Maryann Guberman

The perfect system to winning blackjack by John Houghton

Blackjack Nuggets by Leonard Poch

NOVEMBER 1, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Loser takes all.

Smith, Marc. How ridiculous is that play?

NOVEMBER 15, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Here come the machines.

NOVEMBER 29, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Negative fluctuations.

REVIEW by Maryann Guberman:

Blackjack Trainer Software (MAC) by ConJelCo.

DECEMBER 13, 1991

Snyder, Arnold. Poem: A visit from St. Who?

APRIL 3, 1992

Snyder, Arnold. The devastating ‘drop’.

Smith, Marc. Why count?

JULY 10, 1992

Snyder, Arnold. The bankroll question.

Smith, Marc. Advanced strategies.

REVIEW by Maryann Guberman

Blackjack for Blood by Bryce Carlson

JULY 24, 1992

Snyder, Arnold. Big secrets.

Smith, Marc. How important is the count?

AUGUST 7, 1992

Snyder, Arnold. Simplify your strategy.

Smith, Marc. Part I: Hitting versus standing with a favorable count.

Liggett, Bryon. Royal Match 21 making a hit.

Wong, Stanford. Multiple-Action Blackjack.

AUGUST 21, 1992

Smith, Marc. Part II: Hitting versus standing with a favorable count.

Snyder, Arnold. Comparing opportunities for professional gamblers.


Snyder, Arnold. How important are the rules?

Smith, Marc. Doubling down with a favorable count.

SEPTEMBER 18, 1992

Snyder, Arnold. 21 Questions — This is a test!

Smith, Marc. Handling soft totals with a favorable count.

OCTOBER 2, 1992

Snyder, Arnold. To catch a counter.

Wong, Stanford. Blackjack: The best odds.

Smith, Marc. Part I: When to split with a favorable count.

OCTOBER 16, 1992

Smith, Marc. Part II: When to split a pair with a favorable count.

Snyder, Arnold. Blackjack answers.

OCTOBER 30, 1992

Snyder, Arnold. To leave or not to leave.

Smith, Marc. Recapping strategy with a favorable count.

Wong, Stanford. Blackjack in Nevada’s Hinterlands.

Double Edge Blackjack.

NOVEMBER 13, 1992

Snyder, Arnold. The birth and death of countable craps.

Smith, Marc. Strategy with an unfavorable count.

NOVEMBER 27, 1992

Snyder, Arnold. Multiple Action Blackjack.

Smith, Marc. Counting without heat.

Wong, Stanford. Viejas Blackjack.

DECEMBER 11, 1992

Smith, Marc. Blackjack and betting systems.

Snyder, Arnold. A fish-eye view of blackjack.

DECEMBER 25, 1992

Snyder, Arnold. East Coast blackjack blues.

Smith, Marc. Low-Stakes 21.

Wong, Stanford. Triple-Chance blackjack.

Gorbski, Jeffrey. Ethics and card counting.

JANUARY 15, 1993

Snyder, Arnold. Win without counting!

APRIL 23, 1993

Snyder, Arnold. The big decision — Which system is best for you?

MAY 7, 1993

Snyder, Arnold. The 1 Percent Advantage.

MAY 21, 1993

Snyder, Arnold. Blackjack: Here comes the high-tech future.

JULY 2, 1993

Snyder, Arnold. Professional Compulsive Gamblers.

AUGUST 27, 1993

Rose, I. Nelson. Oh! Canadian Casinos!