Blackjack is a leading casino card game played in casinos across the world and online too. Players love this game because it can be played by anyone; it doesn’t matter if you are a novice gambler or a seasoned pro on the felt. The beauty of playing 21 is that with the right type of advice, good knowledge of strategy, and old lady luck – you can win big. However, this information can be hard to find, so we have put together a list of the 7 best eBooks that claim to help you make some millions playing blackjack.

Blackjack Knowledge and Strategy for Players

Take a look at these 7 great Blackjack eBooks and boost your game to your highest potential.

Blackjack: Play Like the Pros by John Bukofsky

If played right, Blackjack can give players the best possible odds of all casino games. But getting this great house edge as it is known to have, requires the know-how of the best strategy and techniques used for counting cards.

Don’t stress though, thanks to the acclaimed author John Bukofsky, there’s an easy-to-follow guide which provides insights on how to play Blackjack just like the pros.

An interesting fact about John, he is barred from playing in casinos in Las Vegas and gets harassed every time he steps foot into the casino floors of Atlantic City and Connecticut. You could say that releasing this great eBook was John’s way of sticking it back to the casinos!

Beat the Dealer: a Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty-One by Edward O. Thorp

In the world of casino gaming books, this particular book was a New York Times bestseller and changed the game in Las Vegas.

Edward O. Thorp’s classic ‘Beat the Dealer’ has been read by millions and is the perfect place to start for players wanting a comprehensive guide to everything Blackjack related.

No wonder so many refer to this book as the bible for Blackjack players, it is packed cover-to-cover with valuable resources.

Knock-Out Blackjack: The Easiest Card-Counting System Ever Devised by Olaf Vancura and Ken Fuchs

So, you have tried counting cards before and struggled.

If this sounds like you, consider giving the revolutionary ‘Knock-Out card-counting system’ by Vancura and Fuchs a go.

This Blackjack book includes a scientifically devised system which eliminates the mountain of mental arithmetic necessary to win big, and more importantly – it can be used to profit at any casino.

What we loved about this system is that it now includes a basic-strategy and then a more sophisticated and advanced system.

The 21st-Century Card Counter: The Pros’ Approach to Beating Blackjack by Colin Jones

Over the past 50 years, Blackjack has changed a lot in the wake of casino bosses’ attempts to put a stop to card-counting techniques. Although, it has been made a little more difficult nowadays, playing blackjack with card counting strategies is still possible as a method for beating the casinos.

This modern book by Colin Jones is viewed as an authority in the industry and includes unique information and insights, as well as compelling interviews and real-life stories. This book is one that needs to be added to the reading list of anyone that enjoys casino gaming and Blackjack.

Blackjack for Blood: The Card-Counters’ Bible and Complete Winning Guide by Bryce Carlson

Blackjack for Blood will hit home for many players – especially with Millenials. The book itself offers a complete winning guide, but the real value is in the delivery.

This book is quite enjoyable and the inclusion of some relaxed and drama-filled spots add to make it such an easy-to-read title.

Author Bryce Carlson shares his view on the three fundamentals to an effective strategy for making a profit playing Blackjack. 

So, make sure you read this Blackjack book to find out how to bet money properly and to play hands correctly, how to approach and handle the staff at casinos, and how to maintain professionalism and deal with pressure under stress, plus much more!

Burning the Tables in Las Vegas: Keys to Success in Blackjack and in Life by Ian Andersen

For many longtime fans of Blackjack, you may recognise this author – Ian Andersen. This is because Ian wrote a compelling book about casinos back in 1975, and this could almost be considered a sequel to the classic which was his first title.

This Blackjack eBook is a little different to many other similarly focused reads. Although Ian has widened the scope with this title, it includes more than just Blackjack and Poker; it focuses on casino success in general.

But, this book doesn’t read like something that you would expect to see from compelling personalities like Tony Robbins and the over-the-top, pro-psychology-focused guides. What you will find in Burning the Tables in Las Vegas is a self-help book for casino gaming lovers, with the added benefit of anecdotes which set out Ian’s personal experience.

Overall, this is a fantastic book and well worth recommending to anyone that shares an enjoyment for casino life. 

Bringing Down the House by Ben Mezrich

Ok, so this is somewhat a dark horse.

Full disclaimer – this is not a book which will provide you with the knowledge of everything you need to conquer Blackjack strategy and win millions doing so. However, it is a compelling book which gives an insight into the circumstances which surrounded the Blackjack team at MIT in the 1980s.

While this novel is a recount of those events with a twist, it is enjoyable to see the life of card counters back in the early days and their lives (to an extent).

If you loved the 2008 film ‘21’ directed by Robert Luketic you will love this book. It was, after all, one of the film’s inspirations.

Test Your Blackjack Strategy

Once you’ve soaked up all the expertise in some of these 7 great Blackjack eBooks, take a look at our Blackjack guide here and follow up your new knowledge by putting your skills to the test!

Amelia Brown
After studying journalism for 3 years at University of Canberra, Amelia Brown went for a 2-year walkabout in Europe. After catching the travel bug, she decided to spend the rest of her life as a digital nomad, writing freelance articles from remote locations. She is a regular contributor to Planet 7 Oz and an enthusiastic online gamer.
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