History of the Blackjack Review Network

FUN FACT:  Blackjack Review was one of the first blackjack newsletters to set up a home on the Internet – Sept 1, 1996 to be exact.  Click here to view our History Database.

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  • June 13, 2000 – New Gamble-Up gaming industry search engine installed. NOTE: NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • June 10, 2000 – Began online gambling item auction capability.  NOTE: NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • June 2, 2000 – BJRnet now carries all of Mike Caro’s poker books, tapes, and software.
  • Dec 14, 1999 – New domain names BlackjackReview.com now active.
  • Nov 1, 1999 – New games section created with Java and Javascript games.
  • Sep 1, 1999 – The Encyclopedia of Casino Twenty-One is now online!
  • Jan 1, 1999 – Updated the online BJRnet Secure Shopping Cart System.
  • Dec 4, 1998 – Began limited site advertising and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Oct 10, 1998 – Addition of Used and Hard-to-Find product board and Free Gambling Links page. NOTE: NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Aug 30, 1998 – The BJRnet BlackList is formed.
  • July 14, 1998 – Fully automated online Shopping Cart System installed.
  • June 10, 1998 – BJRnet Message Control Center now available. NOTE: NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Mar 1, 1998 – Message system expanded to include regional and specialty boards.   Over 45 boards now available. NOTE: NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Feb 1, 1998 – Online memberships now accepted via online registration. NOTE: NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Jan 20, 1998 – Blackjack Review goes entirely “online”. 
  • Jan 20, 1998 – Winter 1998 Issue 7.1 [Karel Janecek presents “Optimal Wagering & Betting”].
  • Dec 29, 1997 – The January 1998 issue of Blackjack Review was the last hard copy printed edition of this newsletter.
  • Oct 20, 1997 – Fall 1997 Issue 6.4 [Don Goren presents “Why Shuffle Tracking Returns are so High”].
  • Sep 1, 1997 – BJRnet was selected as the Top 13 Site for Gambling.Com recently.
  • July 20, 1997 – Summer 1997 Issue 6.3 [Don Goren presents “Shuffle Tracking in Las Vegas”]
  • Apr 20, 1997 – Spring 1997 Issue 6.2 [Don Goren presents “Shuffle Tracking Using Neural Networks”]
  • Apr 12, 1997 – Blackjack Chat Room is now up and operational. Requires JAVA enabled browser! NOTE: NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Feb 15, 1997 – Wow, another award under our belt. We are the recipient of the FAME award.
  • Jan 28, 1997 – We’ve just been awarded the Internet Road Kill award, also known as the honorable irk GIF of achievement.
  • Jan 20, 1997 – Winter 1997 Issue 6.1 [Ralph Stricker presents a compilation of his “Tips of the Week”]
  • Jan 14, 1997 – The BJRnet message boards now use frames! NOTE: NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Jan 1, 1996 – Happy New Year! The old BJRnet Internet address at www.gdic.com/bjr is officially dead. Please update any links you might have to this address — including email addresses.
  • Dec 27, 1996 – The BJRnet Search engine is finally working.
  • Dec 17, 1996 – BJRnet.com’s new server is up and operational. 
  • Dec. 16, 1996 – BJRnet just received it’s official approval from the Internet monitoring group WebWatchDog.
  • Dec. 16, 1996 – T. Hopper has volunteered to create a TRIP REPORT archive for BJRnet.
  • Nov 7, 1996 – http://www.BJRnet.com finally works! Michael Dalton can now be reached at editor@BJRnet.com.
  • Oct 9, 1996 – Fall 1996 Issue 5.4 [Bob Dancer presents “Blackjack Versus Poker”].
  • Sep 1, 1996 – Grand opening of Blackjack Review’s Official WWW site at http://www.gdic.com/bjr. 
  • July 21, 1996 – Summer 1996 Issue 5.3 [Michael Dalton’s “Leaving Las Vegas”] 
  • Apr 23, 1996 – Spring 1996 Issue 5.2 [An interview with Ralph Stricker… The Silver Fox] 
  • Jan 20, 1996 – Winter 1996 Issue 5.1 [Michael Dalton presents “The Internet Connection”] 
  • Oct 28, 1995 – Fall 1995 Issue 4.4 [Bryce Carlson presents “Cyber-Wars”] 
  • July 20, 1995 – Summer 1995 Issue 4.3 [Ed Gordon presents the “DHM Blackjack Systems”] 
  • Apr 20, 1995 – Blackjack Review officially arrives in cyberspace on ConJelCo’s server. 
  • Apr 15, 1995 – Spring 1995 Issue 4.2 [Trevor Nelson presents “Blackjack in Europe”] 
  • Jan 10, 1995 – Winter 1995 Issue 4.1 [John Leib presents “Why Kelly is Dead”] 
  • Oct 10, 1994 – Fall 1994 Issue 3.4 [Michael Dalton presents “21 FAQs about Blackjack”] 
  • July 10, 1994 – Summer 1994 Issue 3.3 [G.K. Schroeder presents “Basic Strategy is Dead?”] 
  • Apr 10, 1994 – Spring 1994 Issue 3.2 [Yancy Howard starts “Blackjack vs Poker” series] 
  • Jan 10, 1994 – Winter 1994 Issue 3.1 [Michael Dalton presents “How to Become a Blackjack Expert…”] 
  • Jan. 1994 – Michael Dalton publishes the 3rd edition of Blackjack: A Professional Reference.
  • Oct 10, 1993 – Fall 1993 Issue 2.4 [Lesson 6 “Playing by the Count – Part II”] 
  • July 10, 1993 – Summer 1993 Issue 2.3 [Lesson 5 “Playing by the Count – Part I”] 
  • Apr 10, 1993 – Spring 1993 Issue 2.2 [Lesson 4 “Discipline”] 
  • Jan 10, 1993 – Winter 1993 Issue 2.1 [Lesson 3 “The Good Books”] 
  • Oct 10, 1992 – Fall 1992 Issue 1.2 [Lesson 2 “Basic Strategy”] 
  • June 5, 1992 Summer 1992 Issue 1.1 [Lesson 1 “The Rules of the Game”] 

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