About the Author

Jonathan Icon

A former photographer, Jonathan has written extensively about the gambling industry over the last few years. Though perfectly happy chatting at a gaming trade show or lounging in the casino, his favourite place is on a motorcycle with his trusty hound, Yolo. (OK..he's a tiny Maltese)

  • Pro Blackjack Players - Essential Factors That Are Needed To Turn Pro

    Playing blackjack as a hobby or pastime is very different than playing as a professional. For a start, you have to make enough money to make a decent living. When you take into consideration the tiny edge the professional player has over the house, you'll need to be playing more or less non-stop to pay the monthly bills. If you want to make the transition from amateur to professional, then you'll need to learn a huge number of playing elements to help you win consistently.

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  • Blackjack Skill Or Luck - Which Factor Matters Most?

    The eternal debate between skill and luck is forever raging in blackjack circles. But stepping back to look at the larger picture, then it's easy to see that the classic casino table game needs a good dose of both of these factors. Though an unskilled player may claim that there's no skill to affect the game's outcome, the truth is that by making some important decisions during game play, a player can certainly influence the eventual outcome of the game he's playing.

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  • Counting Cards At The Casino - Why It Doesn't Work Anymore

    We've all seen the movies where the fortunes of the characters are suddenly turned around with the discovery that one of them has the ability to count cards. In a matter of hours they win a huge amount and break the bank. Unfortunately, this is just the fiction of Hollywood. And though it's true that back in the day, real gamblers could make a decent living counting cards, those days are now long gone. Today you have to contend with sophisticated casino security. And nothing gets past them.

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  • Australian Online Blackjack Sites - Find The Best Casino Tables In 2022

    If you're interested in playing Australian blackjack at an online casino, then you're in luck. We've looking into all aspects of blackjack gaming, from traditional games to live dealer versions. This includes examining the bonuses for Aussies, as well as the various types of blackjack available from the many different blackjack game's providers. Then there are the most commonly accepted payment methods for funding your online account. Finally, we take a look at the mobile blackjack options.

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  • Casino Blackjack Dealer - Starting Your Career Behind The Games Table

    Many gamblers who are seated at the games table playing blackjack, must have wondered at some time, what it's like to be the dealer in front of them? Cool, calm and collected, they are always so cheerful and yet remain professional in their dealings with the casino's customers Whether online or in the traditional land-based casinos. Essentially, it's a service industry job, as it's totally public-facing. So good people skills are important, as well as head for quick maths at the game's table.

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