Blackjack is one of the popular casino games in the world, even though it is not a ‘game of chance.’ The game requires a lot of skills, strategies, tricks, and techniques to play. So, there are many ways to learn how to play blackjack, such as hiring coaches, attending online sessions, investing money in products associated with blackjack, and so on. Including this, there are old forms of learning like reading books written by experts of blackjack. So, we have lined up some popular books on blackjack that every blackjack player should take a look at!
Bryce Carlson’s “Blackjack for Blood”
With a subtitle as ‘card counters,’ this book is indeed a guide for card counting. The author has tried to explain the game as practically as possible; instead of giving an approach to the game with history or the math behind the game. Along with this, Carlson has thrown some light upon subjects like “how to apply basic strategies,” “how to play,” and “how to apply card counting.” He talks about that there is no need for one to become a professional to play blackjack. Omega II is the counting system taught in this book.
Fred Renzey’s “Blackjack Bluebook II”
With the attractive subtitle, “the simplest winning strategies ever published,” Fred offers a wholesome guide to the game by including different segments, such as how to use the correct strategy, how to play, how to get an edge while counting cards, etc. With three other card counting systems, namely, KISS I, KISS II, and KISS III, the book accompanies the most prevalent myths about blackjack. Also, multiple colourful illustrations make the book look attractive!
Lawrence Revere’s “Playing Blackjack as a Business”
The book’s author, Lawrence Revere, worked as a dealer and a pit boss to many casinos. Also, this book is one of the old books related to this field that dates back to the early 1970s. As the author served as a consultant to casinos, he had a good experience on both sides of the face of the blackjack coin!
One can find and explore practical yet straightforward explanations on how to master the game in this book. The book is mainly focused on the players who desire to become professionals in the game.
Peter A. Griffin’s “The Theory of Blackjack”
Peter attracts the readers with a subtitle saying, “The Compleat Card Counter’s Guide to the Casino Game of 21”! If one can deeply observe, the book mainly concentrates on the math and numbers behind card counting. Being one of the classic collections in the field, this book deals with card counting, its efficiency, and other aspects. Although it contains mathematical elements, a reader can learn the basic techniques and strategies on counting cards, and it is indeed entertaining to readers!