Lawrence Revere was widely acknowledged as the true "Master of Blackjack" and this book, PLAYING BLACKJACK AS A BUSINESS is one of the best selling books on the subject. He constantly utilized computer technology to make his system the most effective of them all. Revere was truly an expert on Blackjack. He was involved in the gambling world for twenty-eight years as a pit boss, dealer, owner, troubleshooter, and professional Blackjack player. He began dealing Blackjack at the age of 13 in the back of an Iowa barber shop, worked his way through the University of Nebraska majoring in mathematics. This background made him the first author of a Blackjack book who actually had a lucrative business playing the game from both sides of the table. Revere was a man capable of presenting the insider's view of gambling, as opposed to others who had studied the business from the outside, then written books by applying credible theories. He was the voice of authority, speaking about what he knew best. In addition to his talent as a professional Blackjack player, he taught Blackjack for many years. He developed simple teaching methods which enable the player to easily understand the rules of the game. Furthermore, after his simple explanation he as included charts that help the player practice properly. Only a man with a complete knowledge of the game and the best techniques for teaching the game could write the perfect book for Blackjack player. The strategies in this book were devised with high speed computers by Julian H. Braun of IBM Corporation. He has taken Professor Thorp's original "21" program and substantially refined it to much more accurately analyze any strategy. He has also developed the first program to precisely analyze mathematical expectations for any given situation in the fame of "21."
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Ken Uston was born on January 12, 1935 in New York City. He graduated from Yale and earned an MBA at Harvard University. He became Vice-President of the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange. He is the author of several books on computer science and computer games. He died in Paris, France on September 19, 1987 at age 52. Roy Hoppe is a rated chess master and a professional bridge player. He was a professional blackjack player until he "retired" from the game for reasons explained in the book.
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Descripción Lyle Stuart Hardcover, 1977. Estado de conservación: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP25874988
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Descripción Lyle Stuart, Secaucus, N.J., 1975. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: good. Revised. Octavo in yellow cloth in black illustrated dust jacket; diagrams (some color); 178 pp., 22 cm. In English. Revised edition. Good(+) copy in good, unclipped dust jacket; DJ is worn but solidly in one piece with chips along the edges and all corners; a few very small open tears along the edges; a 1" closed tear to the cover of DJ; light to moderate shelfwear and soil to jacket; vintage price sticker on cover that we will not remove; light to moderate foxing to verso jacket; large brown liquid stain to a back panel of white verso jacket (not visible on outside of black jacket); cloth is lightly toned or soiled along the edges; rear cloth is slightly damaged from the liquid that has stained the jacket (very light mold with a light musty smell-barely noticeable); very light foxing to the edges of leaves; o/w the pages are clean, bright and free of marks and creases; binding is tight and square; a solid copy with some flaws but handsome nonetheless. Nº de ref. de la librería 85751
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