• The Life And Times of Edward O. Thorpe

    Edward O. Thorpe is not the type of person to have an idea and just let it go. So when he settled on the game play of blackjack as a means of testing mathematical theories, he was certain that a method of beating the house edge must exist, if only he could find it. With the help of some other mathematicians, he managed to crack the formula and invented several forms of counting cards. Unfortunately, none of these work today, as casinos were quick to wise up to these techniques and make changes.

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  • The Beauty of Unbalance: What an Unbalanced Count Means When Counting Cards

    If you think counting cards is too hard, we’ll let you in on a little secret: unbalanced card counting systems are both easy to learn and efficient.

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