Month: June 2015

Are Blackjack Random Number Generators Fair?

All online blackjack games, and most other forms of online casino gambling for that matter, are decided by random number generators, also known simply as RNGs. But what exactly are RNGs and just how fair are they? What is a…

Smaller Casinos Allowed in Atlantic City

Atlantic City has been one of the leading blackjack destinations for many years, ever since it was forced to repeal a law that allowed it to ban card counters from its casinos. Of course, the relaxed attitude to card counting…

MD Dealers Told They Can Hit on Soft 17

Maryland blackjack professionals will be reeling this week after a recent change in the law ensured that the house had a little extra edge over the player. Small fractions make a big difference in this game, and this is a…

Common Mistakes in Blackjack

All novice players make mistakes. That’s part of the process and if their game was flawless then they wouldn’t be novices. The issue with blackjack is that this is a very simple game, and one that works on small percentages,…

How to Tell if Someone is Counting Cards

We were recently approached by a casual blackjack player who had been running home games of blackjack and poker. These were games between friends and neighbors, but there was money at stake. He suspected that one of the players had…