Don Schlesinger is a gaming mathematician and the author of one of the most successful blackjack books of all time – Blackjack Attack: Playing the Pros’. Blackjack Attack has 4 ratings and 0 reviews. Blackjack Attack is the answer book that can solve problems and settle arguments. For the truly dedicated p. BlackjackAttack: Playing the Pros’ Way, by Don Schlesinger, is one of those few Blackjack Attack is the “answer book,” the book that every professional player.

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Ivan Atienza rated it it was amazing Feb 13, Marc rated it it was amazing Dec 27, This is the final piece to the puzzle. But most books leave the reader stranded in terms of actually using those skills to make money. Refresh and try again. Lara rated it really liked it Mar 15, Ethier Finding the edge: Blackjack Attack offers the most schlesingfr look at the math surrounding advantage blackjack play of any other book on the subject.

Mike Price marked it xon to-read Mar 20, Chris Lam added it Apr 17, The problem is that the more you play like a gambler, the more you become one. He began learning how to count cards inlearning from Playing Blackjack as a Business by Lawrence Revereand has been counting cards ever since.

Pete Biven marked it as to-read Nov 21, This will be a striking eye-opener to beginning players and a somber reminder for experienced players. Playing the Pros’ Way by Don Schlesinger. For anyone considering buying Lbackjack Attack, we would recommend the 3rd Edition as it contains a lot of expanded content.

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Av added it Mar 07, Finding a dealer that deals an extra half-deck can make all the difference, and so can an empty table where the player can get hands per hour or more! Josh rated it really liked it May 21, Different players will have very different tolerances for risk, and even subtle changes to the game rules, playing strategy and betting strategy can have a significant impact on your probability of going broke.

This is something that every player will need to customize for themselves. Even so, those that are serious enough to have already obtained these articles will get their money’s worth from the expanded essays, new data, and convenience of having all this wonderful information in one place. Trivia About Blackjack Attack It covers the cost of making camouflage plays.

This chapter almost feels like the final pep talk before the coach sends a new player onto the field in the final quarter. If you’re just starting out, set this book aside for now, but once one has already learned, practiced, and used a Blackjack card counting schlesinyer, this book will become a gold mine of information on how to take one’s game to the next level.

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In short, it claims that a true count attackk occurs early in the game is not worth as much as the same true count much later in the game. Until the publication of Blackjack AttackDon Schlesinger was probably the most influential and respected Blackjack authority who had never written a book. Part II covers risk-averse indices, which are basic sttack deviations that are optimized to maximize profit rather than just EV. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Open Preview See a Problem? For this reason there are some inconsistencies between the chapter numbers and content descriptions. Beginning card counters will save a lot of time by focusing on these deviations first and adding the rest as they go.

Chapter 2 This chapter is fairly small but Don manages to pack a lot of information into it. They are all, at worst, well worth scblesinger, at best, they will fundamentally improve how one thinks about Blackjack.

Rajesh Bansal marked it as to-read Feb 23, All of the computer simulations have been updated and refined in this latest, much expanded, edition. Chapter 10 For the beginning card counter who has not invested attacm or developed a simulator, this chapter will be your bible.

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To close out the chapter, Don discusses the probability of being ahead after playing for a given number of hours.

Donald “Don” Schlesinger is a gaming mathematicianauthor, lecturer, player, and member of the Blackjack Hall of Fame who specializes in the casino game of blackjack. The formulas are presented clearly enough that the reader can plug in their numbers and get the answers, and the descriptions will help the motivated students understand the underlying approach.

He was inducted into the Blackjack Hall of Fame in and you can still find him active on blackjack websites on a daily basis. These are all important topics, and they were described in print by Schlesinger first.