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The Mystery of Eleanor Dumont

June 6, 2016

Eleanor Dumont is one of the most memorable figures in blackjack history despite the fact that most of her life remains a...

False Blackjack Strategies (Part I)

July 23, 2015

As a game spreads and enters the minds of millions it’s unavoidable to have some entirely false information surrounding blackjack strategies. Read...

Blackjack Chronicles (Part I)

June 5, 2015

The first part of the Blackjack Chronicles is dedicated to the game’s predecessor from the Late Mediaeval and Renaissance eras...

The Most Fascinating Blackjack Variations

May 8, 2015

Blackjack is really popular among card players, and the reason behind this may be its flexible nature....

Will Northern Ireland Get Its First Casino?

September 19, 2014

Ambitious plans for a casino in Northern Ireland have been put forward by the Rank Group but will illegality scupper their dreams?...

Showboat Sinks Torpedoed By Increased Competition

September 6, 2014

Another one bites the dust as the Showboat plays out one more hand of blackjack, loses, and closes its doors ending a...

The Origins And History Of Blackjack

August 19, 2014

We take a look at the history of blackjack from its origins in the mists of the 16th and 17th centuries to...

The Blackjack Hall of Fame

July 25, 2014

We take a look at the blackjack hall of fame and some of its illustrious inductees who have done so much to...

Colin Jones and the Holy Rollers, the Most Unforgettable Card Counting Team in Blackjack History

July 24, 2014

Colin Jones, Ben Crawford and the Holy Rollers card counting team used card counting systems to take money from casinos while sticking...

Blackjack Bonanza Back At Bet365 Casino

July 10, 2014

We take a sideways look at Blackjack Bonanza and get just a little bit literal about it all....

Strange Scientists of the Sixties and Blackjack

July 7, 2014

We take a look at the weird and wonderful world of science in the sixties and some of its most famous participants....

Claude Shannon – A Blackjack in the Scientific Pack

July 7, 2014

Claude Shannon was the father of the information age formulating and proving some of the basic concepts behind modern data transmission, storage...

Top 7 Blackjack Card Counting Movies

June 27, 2014

A round up of the best portrayals of blackjack card counting that have come out of Hollywood in the past few decades....

Three of the Most Legendary Losing Streaks in Blackjack History

April 7, 2014

As much as we enjoy a winner, most of us are more excited by the biggest losing streaks in blackjack history....

Show, Don’t Tell: The Writers Guide to Blackjack

March 31, 2014

Blackjack in the past was associated with prestige, while blackjack today is a whole new science....

The Ace of Spades: How Blackjack Got its Name

March 26, 2014

Blackjack has a long history and has been called many names, so where did the name blackjack come from?...