"If you aren't winning at blackjack and don't know why, you definitely need to read The Blackjack Zone." -- Henry Tamburin, publisher of Blackjack Insider Newsletter and host of Bjinsider.com
"The Blackjack Zone is packed with wise and practical advice..." --Kevin Blackwood, author of Play Blackjack Like the Pros
About the Author
Eliot Jacobson received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Arizona in 1983. Eliot was Professor of Mathematics at Ohio University from 1983 to 1998, where he was undergraduate chair from 1990 to 1994. He was Visiting Associate Professor and Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara from 1998 to 2009. Eliot has over twenty research publications in mathematics in major international journals. In 2009, Eliot retired from academia.
Eliot started his gaming career as a child, learning chess and bridge from his father at age five. He opened a casino in his garage as a teenager and quickly won all the allowance money in the neighborhood. As a young adult, Eliot continued playing games. He achieved the expert ranking at chess, ran the GO club at Ohio University, and competed in national bridge tournaments.
At a mathematics convention in Las Vegas in 1996, Eliot discovered his talent for card counting. Eliot's brief excursion into advantage play soon blossomed into his second career as an independent consultant and casino table game analyst.
Eliot founded Jacobson Gaming, LLC in 2006. His company has quickly grown to be one of the world's leading independent companies specializing in casino table game design, development, analysis, auditing and mathematical certification.
Eliot also heads Certified Fair Gambling, a company that offers quality assurance and fairness auditing for Internet casinos. With dozens of publications and media appearances, Eliot is widely recognized as one of the world's top experts on casino table games and casino table game mathematics. He is also the author of Contemporary Casino Table Game Design. Eliot can be contacted through his company, Jacobson Gaming.
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This is the only book that talks about the numerous myths of the game from blaming the other players,to blaming the dealer.
Learning the psychology of the game is good for the mindset.