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STANFORD WONG

CurrentBlackjackNews1979 – 1984
Highlights including

Current Blackjack News (CBN),
Nevada Blackjack (NBJ), and
Blackjack World
(BJW)

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VOLUME 1 (1979) 85 PAGES

Blackjack in Alberta 19
Blackjack in Puerto Rico 28
Casinos in New York 42,60
Casinos in West Germany 78
Expect. of BS as Cards are Used 67
Flashing From First Base 47
Halves AC Early Sur. Numbers 25
Hi-Lo Numbers for AC Early Surr. 8
Playing Tips – Peter Giles 56,68,80
Win Rate is a Flawed Statistic 4
World Champ of BJ Sahara 12,15,16
Zweikartenspiel at Vegas World 61

LETTERS:

Julian Braun 54,65,74
Howard Grossman 23
Walter Tyminski 73

REVIEWS:

Blackjack Gold Humble 46
Blackjack Super/Gold Humble 46
How to Win at Weekend.. Roberts 55
Playing Blackjack to Win Baldwin 55
Two Books on Blackjack Uston 26
Winning Blackjack Roberts 55

VOLUME 2 (1980) 221 PAGES

A Reader Explains Shadework 66
Barring Might Decrease CasinoWin 7
Can a BJ Player Win Every Day? 101
Casino Tips – Alison Green 88, 118, 153, 192
Catch 22 for a Push 23
December 1979 in Atlantic City 3
Diff. Betting Sys. for Diff. Folks 77
Double Exposure in Generic 83
Double Exposure-Rev. Estimates 116
Dummy Up and Deal 154
Errata for Theory of BJ(1979) 76
Gambling Magazines 210
George the Computer 46
How to Profit From a Comp 83
Index to Theory of Blackjack (1979) 4
Letter From a World Traveller 24
Limet at Aladdin 82
Luckman Defends Revere 117
Names in Blackjack 58
Not avail. anywhere–at any price 89
Optimal Bet Sizing 12, 29
Optimal Number of Simul. Hands 98
Philippines 213
Playing Tips From Peter Giles 20, 37, 59, 91, 126, 155
Practice Tip From Peter Griffin 119
Risk is High at Double Exposure 148
Roberts-Revere Libel Suit 71, 101
Rouge et Noir on Cheating 194
Steve Lottier Uses an Alias 15
Vegas vs N.Nevada Advantage 51
World’s Greatest BJ Purge 164
Zweikartenspiel B.S. Update 8

LETTERS:

Ian Andersen 98
Julian Braun 26,105,170
Bob Fisher 206
Joel Friedman 12,50,131
Bill Gaem 208
Peter Griffin 28,48,135
Howard Grossman 149
John Gwynn 51
Lance Humble 14,31,71
Steve Lottier 124
Jack Martin 208
Mike McCusker 71
Jerry Patterson 30
Stanley Sludikoff 11,31
Arnold Snyder 209
Bud Thomas 33
Ed Thorp 10, 46
Armand Seri 51

REVIEWS:

Basic Blackjack Betting Einstein 68
Beating Casino’s Blackjack Watson 130
Better Blackjack for… Titchkosky 162
BJ: A Winner’s Handbook Patterson 103
BJ’s Winning Formula Patterson 130
The Blackjack Formula Snyder 162
Dummy Up and Deal Solkey 154
How to Play Casino BJ… Venture 210
How to Play Winning BJ Braun 67
How to Win at Blackjack Einstein 68
Playing BJ as a Business Revere 103
Theory of Blackjack Griffin 4
Turning the Tables on… Andersen 69
Understanding & Winning… Chin 104
Winning Without Counting Wong 33,184
World’s Greatest BJ Book Humble 164
Z-System Bennett 164

VOLUME 3 (1981) 222 PAGES

Ace-Adjusted Insurance Num. 101
Bishop Snyder’s 21 Command. 202
Blackjack Around the Caribbean 20
Blackjack Limericks 169,189
Plays that look bad but don’t cost..50
Bugs Illegal in Nevada Casinos 50
Calc. of Probability of Ruin 135
Casino Rules for BJ Dealers 182
Counter-Casino Confront. Sym. 206
Double-Dk Pen.-Empirical Study 40
Double Exp.–Est. of Casino Edge 75
Errata for Volume 3 (1981) 215
Estes Wins Suit Against Hilton 121
Fifth Gambling Conference 202
Lyle Stuart Sues Stan. Roberts 170
Questionnaire From the Maxim 117
Playing Tips – Peter Giles 15,51,85
Rouge et Noir Analyzes A.C. BJ 126
School of Losing Blackjack 121
Single-Dk Pen.–An Empirical Study 2
Single Exp.–Est. of Casino Edge 186
The Sun Sets in the West… 156
Three Videos – Cheating at BJ 189
Tyminski Criticizes C.C.C. 170
Videotape on Cheating 74
What Proportional Betting Does.. 162
When Roberts Sells Computer.. 137

LETTERS:

Julian Braun 132
Bryce Carlson 14,82
Donald Currier 193
Bob Fisher 8,9,81
Daniel Forbes 30,66,79,81,96,114,130,171
Mike Francis 44,84
Joel Friedman 9
Bill Gaem 50,190
Peter Giles 116,154,194
Alison Green 45
Peter Griffin 47
Howard Grossman 8,65,113
T.H. 99
Marvin Master 192
Jerry Patterson 29,46,100,111,173
Richard Ramm 65
Donald Schlesinger 111,154,190,191,193,209
Jack Seltzer 6
Stanley Roberts Sludikoff 140,174
Arnold Snyder 44,101,131
Henry Tamburin 65,66
Ed Thorp 46

REVIEWS:

Blackjack for Profit Snyder 110
Blackjack Systems Revealed Stump 104
How to travel free on a junket Currier 42
Math. of Games & Gambling Packel 170
Million Dollar Blackjack Uston 74
No Need To Count Dubey 34
Pell at Sam’s Town 48
Playing Blackjack in A.C. Chambliss 137
Speed of Single-Deck BJ in Reno 38
S.Roberts Starts BJ Newsletter 31
Winning Without Counting Wong 160
The Zen Count Snyder 210

VOLUME 4 (1982) 214 PAGES

15 Sept 1982 in Atlantic City 158
Big Changes in Puerto Rico Freed 129
BJ Newsletters-Promises & Perf. 134
Bobby Stans’s Blackjack Products 136
Calc. of Probability of a Natural 8
Christmas Rules at Binion’s HS 184
Count per dk vs Count per 1/2 dk 66
Curr. Restrict. France,Spain,Philip. 133
Danger of Jumping into a Game… 161
Dealer cheats by hitting bust hand 109
Disadv. of Playing Limited Spreads 160
Do you have edge with Neg Cnts? 147
Gambling Times Sells Stock 172,201
Hitting Busted Hands 79
How true is…Snyder’s concl. invalid 203
Instant Advantage A.C. Simulations 162
Let Your Wife Cash Your Chips 152
Linearity of Gains on Plus Counts 164
Overlap Licenses of L.V. Casinos 182
Party Blackjack by Stanford Wong 96
Playing to a $250 Bankroll 160
Prob. of Natural as Cards are Used 50
Prob. of reaching all-time high 122,164
Reno Casinos Use Griffin Invest. 113
Reporting a Cheat in Reno 113,188
Resorts Loses Uston Appeal 90
Rouge et Noir on the Uston Case 125
Sim. of A.C. Blackjack Vincent Lin 91
Sim. of the A.C. 8 Deck Game 194
Sim. of Double-Deck Blackjack 78
Single Deck Shuffle-Empirical Study 2
Slot Manager Speaks Out 25
Snyder’s Red Seven Count 66
Speed of 6-Dk Blackjack in A.C. 63,93
Splitting 3-3 Against 8
Thorp’s Gambling Conf. Comments 9
To Split or Not Split 8s 164
Tokes Discussions 185
When to walk from a 4 deck game 178
Why Double Ten Against Ten? 24
Win/Action is a Decr. Function of k 22

LETTERS:

Bill Anderson 130
Bryce Carlson 47,78
D.E. Douglas 109
Steve Dollar 25
Daniel Forbes 61,185
Axel Freed 6,10,47,65,67,91,111,127,129,144,150,202
Peter Giles 16,192
Michael Gordon 45,48,49
Alison Green 114
Peter Griffin 22,122,164
Vincent Lin 91
Marvin Master 8,10,11,44,78,79,81,82,110,151,186,187
Donald Schlesinger 46,47,68,128,142,159,168,169,185,201
Bobby Singer 95
Allan Wilson 24

REVIEWS:

BJ Quick-Eye CRN 83
BJ: A Winner’s Handbook Patterson 95
Blackbelt in Blackjack Snyder 124
Blackjack Slide Kit CRN 95
BJ’s Winning Formula Patterson 124
A Book on Casino Blackjack Tulcea 125
Dealing Casino Blackjack Hughes 51
Instant Advantage Patterson 162
Millionaire Blackjack Johnston 83
Omega II (Software) Carlson 29
Party Blackjack (Software) Wong 124
Patterson’s Blackjack Bulletin 159
Winning Casino BJ for the.. Cardoza 24
Winning Without Counting Wong 192
World’s Greatest BJ Program Irwin 29

VOLUME 5 (1983) 216 PAGES

Adv. vs Pen., 1 Dk, Reno rules 179
Baccarat, Can You Get an Edge? 120
Blackjack Without Shuffling 129,159
Bobby Stans Offers Stock, RATGUT 28
Bobby Stans Compares Newsletters 47
Casino Shuffles Not Random 129
Comparison of 2 & 4 Dk Win Rates 113
Comparison of 4,6 & 8 Decks 6
Do-It-Yourself Simulation Results 58,77
Do Not Cheat! 184
Double Deck vs Single Deck 80
Eight Deck Profit Opportunities 56
Gambling Times Sells Stock 68,133
Gwynn’s Win Rates for 1-Deck BJ 9
Halves vs Hi-Lo–An Unbiased… 202
Hidden Blackjack Computers 199
Howard Grossman,Counter Catcher 43
Importance of Rule Variations.. 114,145
Importance of # Players at 1 Dk BJ 147
Michael Borowitz is a Good Guy 101
Optimal Bet Sizes for 2 Decks 79
Optimal Bet Sizes for A.C. 61
Optimal Bet Sizes Halves Count 164
Patterson’s TARGET 24,88,129
Penetration 13
Return & Risk Versus Count 57,76
Return & Risk Versus Count 6 Dk 126
Return on Invest. for Prop. Bettors 135
Risk in Atlantic City Blackjack 196
Search for Streakiness 97
2nd Player Outperforms 1st Player 183
Sim. 1 Deck Results 143
Sim. 4 Decks w/ & w/o DBS & LSR 111
Sim. 4 Dk with Dealers Hitting S17 114
Sim. Halves Count Results 6 Decks 162
Sim. of Strip 6 Deck Blackjack 2
Sim. of Various Players at 8 Decks 18
Sim. with 2 Players, 1 Deck 35
Sim. of Various Players at 1 Deck 39
Sim. Wonging & Playing Mult. Hands 95
Six Decks are Better Than Eight 158
Sludikoff Threatens Lawsuit 66
Sorting Edges of Bee Cards 45
Stuart Sues Sludikoff, Wins 27
Sue a School, Win a Million 204
SWAT:Syst. for winning all the time 168
Ten Largest Casinos in the U.S. 23,152
$3 Bets have an edge & $3.50 bets.195
Two-Deck Profit Opportunities 74
What to do with big bets at shuffle 46
Wide-Open Blackjack Machines 178
Why Hole Cards Not Checked 41

LETTERS:

Gary Chalus 196
Stew Ethier 132
Daniel Forbes 44
Axel Freed 117
Fritz 12
Peter Giles 87,124
John Gwynn 9
Marvin Master 7,12
Donald Schlesinger 132

REVIEWS:

Blackbelt in Blackjack Snyder 23
Blackjack Bulletin Patterson 92
Blackjack Survival Handbook Day 86,110
Ken Uston’s Prof. Blackjack Uston 203
Las Vegas Advisor Curtis 87
Professional Blackjack Wong 108
Winning Without Counting Wong 124

VOLUME 6 (1984) 91 PAGES

Advantage vs Penetration, One Deck 7
Adv. vs Pen., 2 Decks, Strip Rules 9
Adv. vs Pen., 6 Decks, A.C. Rules 22
Bankroll Required for 8 Decks 57
Blackjack Figments 64
Computing Correct Strategy 78
Covert Computers – Fred 40
Front loading by TV is cheating… 81
Hidden Computers Prohibited in A.C. 28
Instructions to Tropicana Dealers 14
Ken Uston Requests Hearing 83
Law Firm for Professional Gamblers 77
Libel Suit Filed Against Sludikoff 22,54
Lucky Bucks Worth More at Craps 13,81
My Current Playing Style 6
Nevada’s Law Defining Cheating 42
Optimal Bets vs the Real World 27
Proper Strategy for Last Dk of Shoe 58
RATGUT Update 29
Return & Risk vs Count/Dk for 8 Dk 54
Schlesinger/Feldman break with
Patterson 28
2nd Chance Blackjack 15
Snyder says Casey similar to George 78
Third Base at a Busy Table 43
Threat of the Trespass Act 38
$2.50 Chips hard to get, hard to keep 26
Video Poker 44,70
Who Barred You? 13
Wonging Questions & Answers 84

LETTERS:

Bob Fisher 43
Marvin Master 83
Donald Schlesinger 30

REVIEWS:

Advanced Blackjack Muse 62
Beat Roulette With a New… Lang 63
The Card-Counting Guide to… Black 30
Guide to Video Poker (1982) SISG 70

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All of the above bound volumes are out of print but may be available through Pi Yee Press or from other sources.  Three of Stanford Wong’s newsletters, Nevada Blackjack, Blackjack World, and Winning Gamer, are no longer published.  If you visit bj21, let them know the Blackjack Review Network sent you.