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For example, did you know that dice use dots because they predate the use of numbers? When you look at it like that, you realize how much playing games of chance is a part of our development as humans, quite literally from when we could first make use of our opposable thumbs! Why? Introduces the very popular Hi-Opt I and Hi-Opt II card counting systems. The Hi-Opt counts did not assign a value to the Ace, thus requiring that they be side-counted. Lance Humbleand Carl Cooper.

Fontbona, Marc (2008). Historia del Juego en España. De la Hispania romana a nuestros días. Barcelona: Flor del Viento Ediciones. p.89. ISBN 978-84-96495-30-2. An example of a basic strategy is shown in the table below, which applies to a game with the following specifications: [15] If you’re a fan of historical nonfiction and biographies, and are interested in betting history, you’ll appreciate this book. 3. Scarne’s New Complete Guide to Gambling – John Scarne If you split aces, you are dealt a second card to each hand as usual, but you are not allowed to take any further cards (unless you are dealt another ace and split again). All hands resulting from splitting aces remain as two-card hands. National Problem Gambling Helpline – Phone line and mobile text and chat services. Available in all 50 states, Canada, and the Virgin Islands. 1-800-522-4700Signal: Place additional chips beside the original bet outside the betting box and point with one finger. It makes hitting safer, since the only way of going bust is to draw a 10, and this is less likely with a 10 already in the hand. Hit - When you hit, you will be dealt another card. Input the card you've been dealt into the calculator to find out the next move. The insurance wager equals your original bet and is used to cancel out the likely loss of this bet. A winning insurance bet will be paid at odds of 2:1, and since you lose your original bet, you'll break even on the hand. Strategy guides tend to advice against taking insurance. Surrender

Soft totals: A soft total is any hand that has an Ace as one of the first two cards, the ace counts as 11 to start. Signal: Scrape cards against the table (in handheld games); tap the table with a finger or wave a hand toward the body (in games dealt face-up).Wondering when it’s best to surrender, hit, double down, stand, or split? You’ll find all of the answers and then some in this book. Most certainly a good read for new players. You can read about all of this and more in Scarne’s New Complete Guide to Gambling, which includes all kinds of valuable information on rules, advice, instructions, and strategy. It also covers all sorts of games and sporting events, so no matter what kind of betting you’re into, you’re sure to learn something. 4. Roll The Bones: The History of Gambling – David G Schwartz Why? The best part of this book is Bryce Carlson’s insight into what I call the art of twenty-one. Introduced the advanced ace neutral two-level Omega II count.

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