The game of blackjack has a twin brother in the name. Unfortunately, this object is not an enjoyable session at the casino games table. The blackjack weapon is a short, flexible leather club. Half its length is the handle part, with the upper half consisting of a leather ball, within which resides a substancial lead weight. One blow can easily smash through bones and do serious damage to the human body. A blow to the head can have long lasting consequences and could easily prove fatal.