Spanish 21
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Spanish 21 is an increasingly popular variant of blackjack owned by Masque Publishing, Inc. “Unlicensed” (but equivalent) versions may be called Spanish blackjack.Spanish 21 uses the following rules: The game is played with six or eight decks dealt from a … Read More

History of blackjack card counting
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American mathematician Dr. Edward O. Thorp is considered the father of card counting. His 1962 book Beat the Dealer (ISBN 0394703103) outlined various betting and playing strategies for optimal blackjack play. Although mathematically sound, some of the techniques described no … Read More

MIT Blackjack Team
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The MIT Blackjack Team, as the name suggests, was a group of students and ex-students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who attempted to beat casinos at blackjack worldwide. The team and its successors operated from 1979 through the beginning … Read More

Card counting
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Card counting is a card game strategy used to determine when a player has a probability advantage. The term is used almost exclusively to refer to the tracking of the ratio of high cards to low cards in blackjack, although … Read More

Blackjack rules
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Blackjack hands are scored by their point total. The hand with the highest total wins as long as it doesn’t exceed 21; a hand with a higher total than 21 is said to bust. Cards 2 through 10 are worth … Read More