Do you know who Ken Uston, Author of “Million dollar blackjack” is? Ken Uston consistently applied his knowledge and techniques to make millions at. Million Dollar Blackjack has 37 ratings and 0 reviews. Nearly every man or woman who enters a casino can win at blackjack. In the last decade more than t. All inquiries should be addressed to Gambling Times Incorporated, Stagg St., #, Van Nuys, CA Uston, Ken Million Dollar Blackjack. ISBN:~5.

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Chapter 16 Here we learn about a few different methods of cheating, both by the dealer and the player. More Info I agree.

Ken Uston – Wikipedia

It was there he began a competition with some other regulars for having the high score on the bar’s Pac-Man arcade game. Notoriously hailed the “blackjack bible,” Million Dollar Blackjack remains one of the most pivotal and comprehensive guides on the game. To improve your user experience, we use cookies.

Werner Pils rated it did not like it Aug 09, The book has something for every level of player, from the recreational gambler to the comp hustler to the aspiring professional and many more.

Uston’s book is a classic on card-counting, but slightly out-of-date. In a Blackjack Forum interview, [6] Uston related that he became fascinated by blackjack and its inherent strategies after meeting professional gambler Al Francesco in a poker game. Karen rated it liked it Jan 26, No eBook available Amazon.

Uston finally wound up in Paris, France where he died of heart failure at the age of Not many people, blackjack players or otherwise, can claim to be an alumnus of two Ivy League schools. Resorts International Hotel, Inc. Simon Zhao rated it really liked it May 19, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. When ustoj read these stories, you are hearing them from a guy who actually made these plays in kn, got barred and possibly arrested, and still came home with the money. When it comes to the legends of blackjack, Ken Uston stands heads blackjcak shoulders above the rest.


Showing the effects on the house edge is good motivation for players to scout out the best conditions they can find, even if they are just recreational players. In one fell swoop, Uston had killed the golden goose.

The game appealed to him in part because of the trick of counting one’s shots to get the maximum number of points for the spaceship at the top of the screen.

Ken Uston (Author of “Million dollar blackjack”)

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He realized the game had patterns and, in order to gain an advantage, he began experimenting and writing them down on diagrams of the maze he had created, but he was unable to go beyond a certain level.

To date, New Jersey casinos—by statute—are not allowed to ien them. Chapter 3 This is a very short introduction to mathematical expectation and variance. Account Options Sign in. Many of the games he describes have evolved into much tougher games.

Million Dollar Blackjack – Ken Uston – Google Books

His understanding of card counting and his incredible insights into the game of blackjack continue to influence players of all skill levels today. This system is definitely not for beginners, and even experienced players will debate the practicality of such a complicated system. A few methods of camouflage are also briefly mentioned. Overview Chapter 1 Ken starts with a short history of gambling and card counting, giving a basic description of how card counting works and how counting systems have developed over the years.

Chapter 9 Now we start getting into the interesting stuff. Chapter 5 This chapter covers basic strategywhich tells you how to play every hand that can be dealt. uson

There is also a brief explanation of playing against warped cards. Chapter 19 This chapter describes the playing conditions outside of the United States. He states that Uston was disguised as a worker from Hoover Dam and got away with spreading his bets from table minimum to table maximum on a millkon game. Inthe year legal gambling began in Atlantic City, New JerseyUston moved to the area and formed a profitable blackjack team of his own discussed at length in a Blackjack Forum interview with team member Darryl Purpose.


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Ken Uston was arguably the world’s foremost blackjack player and game strategist. Like the previous chapter, it also shows different rule variations and describes how to alter your strategy to play them properly. We will see more advanced strategies for single deck play later in this book.

Unfortunately, I think this chapter should have been much longer. Uston was no exception. To ask other readers questions about Million Dollar Blackjackplease sign up.

Chapter 17 Ken shares few stories of some of his memorable barrings and some advice on ways to avoid them. The games have changed but the playing techniques are still applicable.

Million Dollar Blackjack

It serves as a good lesson to players of all levels about the importance of system simplicity, good game selection, and ample training and testing of all team members.

Ken starts with a short history of gambling and card counting, giving a basic description of how card counting works and how counting systems have developed over the years. Despite the fact that casinos in Atlantic City cannot ban card counters from play to this very day, other measures were taken to prevent card counting. Ken Uston has carefully evaluated all previous blackjack theories and schools to offer you the most comprehensive guide on the game.

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