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Beat the Dealer

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The Book That Made Las Vegas Change the Rules Over 1,000,000 Copies in Print Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and inthis classic guidehe shares the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by professional and amateur card players for generations. This book provides: o an overview of the basic rules of the game o proven winning strategies ranging from simple to advanced o methods to overcome casino counter measures o ways to spot cheating o charts and tables that clearly illustrate key concepts A fascinating read and an indispensable resource for winning big, Beat the Dealeris the bible for players of this game of chance. **Bring these strategies into the casino: Perforated cards included in the book** "show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 104.14 x 172.72 x 20.32mm | 136.08g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0394703103
  • 9780394703107
  • 32,687

About Edward Oakley Thorp

Edward O. Thorp is a mathematics professor, author, hedge fund manager, and blackjack player. A pioneer in modern applications of probability theory, Thorp s bestselling book, Beat the Dealer, mathematically proved that the house advantage in blackjack could be overcome by card counting. He is also the author of a guide to investment, Beat the Market; a memoir, A Man for All Measures; and numerous popular and scholarly articles. He lives in Newport Beach, California. www.edwardothorp.com"show more

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A winning strategy for the game of 21. The essentials, consolidated in simple charts, can be understood and memorized by the average player.show more

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New York Times BestsellerEdward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and in Beat the Dealer he reveals the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by professional and amateur card players for two generations. From Las Vegas to Monte Carlo, the tables have been turned and the house no longer has the advantage at blackjack.Containing the basic rules of the game, proven winning strategies, how to overcome casino counter measures and spot cheating. Beat the Dealer is the bible for players of this game of chance. Perforated cards included in the book are a convenient way to bring the strategies into the casino.A winning strategy for the game of 21. The essentials, consolidated in simple charts, can be understood and memorized by the average player.show more

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