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Best Blackjack in Las Vegas, 2017

El Cortez Casino, Las Vegas


Jun 2014

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Many players feel that the Las Vegas blackjack conditions have deteriorated over the past few years. This is due to the proliferation of short paying 6-5 games. While there is some truth to this, there are still many playable blackjack …

Pro Tennis Player Loses $557,000 Playing Blackjack


Jun 2014

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Latvian professional tennis player Ernests Gulbis has admitted to losing $557,000 while playing blackjack in a casino after he exited the French Open recently.

Gulbis, who has won more than $1.5 million since the start of this year told Gazzetta

New Blackjack Product Increased Traffic To mFortune


Jun 2014

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UK licensed internet casino mFortune has reported an increase in players thanks to the release of their new online blackjack game.

The increase has brought record numbers of new players to the casino, which offers players the opportunity to play …

John Daly: “I Lost Nearly $90 Million Playing Blackjack and Betting On Sports”

John Daly's magic pants


Jun 2014

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Noted professional golfer John Daly recently spoke to TMZ, telling the gossip site that he racked up $90 million in gambling losses in a 15 year stretch, recouping just $35 million of that in wins.

Most of Daly’s losses were …

Shufflemaster Video Blackjack

Shufflemaster Video Blackjack


May 2014

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Shufflemaster is one of the most common video blackjack machines. It seats five players and has two monitors. One displays the dealer and its hand, while the other shows the cards. These machines have been slowly phased out in Las

Venetian and Palazzo Drop Payouts on Blackjack to 6-5

6:5 blackjack sucks


Mar 2014

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The Venetian and Palazzo changed its blackjack payouts on Monday. All games dealt out of a shoe, meaning more than two decks are used, now pay 6-5 on a natural blackjack. This change of policy covers the main casino floor. …

Is Video Blackjack Dead in Las Vegas?


Jan 2014

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Video blackjack is a niche game. There are several reasons a player may sit at a video blackjack machine. A video blackjack machine may better than the live version due to better rules. It may offer better comps too. The …

Avoiding Live Blackjack in Finland and Sweden


Aug 2013

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Blackjack is a popular game in restaurants and clubs in Finland and Sweden.  It is a very profitable game for the house, even more than it is in most other countries.  That is because these two countries have the worst …

Best Blackjack Games in Las Vegas 2017


May 2013

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Note we have a more current article with updated recommendations here: Best Blackjack in Las Vegas, 2017

After surveying over 40 Las Vegas casinos, John Mehaffey names the best and worst blackjack games in Las Vegas for 2017.


Las Vegas Blackjack Survey 2013 Methodology


Apr 2013

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For each of the past two years I have walked the Las Vegas Strip and Fremont Street in Las Vegas during December to find all of the games available to tourists in Las Vegas. There are many good blackjack …