Blackjack newsletter and blackjack strategySubscribe to the Blackjack Insider newsletter

BLACKJACK TOURNAMENT E-BOOKS BY BJI AUTHOR KEN SMITH!
How to Win EVEN MORE Blackjack Tournaments - Volume II... only $14.95. Ken Smith's second e-book on tournament blackjack contains more of his winning strategies that have made him one of the best tournament blackjack players in the world.

Or, purchase both Volume I and Volume II together for $24.95... over 15% off!

NEW! Read how Ken used skill to win a recent blackjack tournament. Get his books and you could too!

How To Win EVEN MORE Blackjack Tournaments - Volume II
(web ads above removed with paid membership. Click here for advertisement rates)

Blackjack Insider Newsletter, Feb. 2005, #61

INSIDE THE BLACKJACK BALL Ė PART 2

By Henry Tamburin

Smart Gaming web site

The SmartGaming.com web site is owned by Henry Tamburin, blackjack expert and author of the popular book, "Blackjack: Take the Money and Run". Henry is the editor of the Blackjack Insider e-newletter, and a feature writer for Casino Player magazine.

Last month I gave an overview of the 2005 Blackjack Ball held in Las Vegas (click here to read Part 1).

This month, as promised, Iíve got the answers to the quiz that was given to the participants are given below (thanks to Max Rubin for providing the questions and answers).

2005 Blackjack Ball

Preliminary Round Test

 

1. True or False. In the Best version of $1.00 Jacks or Better video poker (without a progressive jackpot), that can be found in Nevadaís casinos, full houses return 8 to 1 and flushes return 5 to1.

TRUE. Although itís called 9/6 Jacks or Better, full houses return 9 FOR 1 and flushes return 6 FOR 1.

 

2. Which has the worst odds of happening?

  1. The same person will be struck two times by lightening in one year.
  2. A meteor will strike a major city in the next year and kill at least 1,000 people
  3. A person will die on a single flight on a 747
  4. A player from the MIT team will overtip a dealer.

Answer: This was a "gimme."

3. Spell the last name of the menís head basketball coach at Duke University

Answer: Krzyzewski

 

4. True or False. In 2004, the average blackjack table in Clark County, Nevada won less than $1,000 a day.

Answer: TRUE. They won about $345,000 each.

5. Multiple Choice. If you stand a standard five-dollar chip vertically on its side, and then start stacking five-dollar chips next to it until they reach the top of the vertical chip, what is the value of the stack of chips?

A.     $40

B.     $45

C.     $50

D.     $60

Answer: D.

6. Fill in the blank. To the nearest tenth of one percent, with aces counting as one, what is the average value of all the cards in a standard deck. The answer must be exact.

Answer: 6.5

7. True or False. Ernie Moody, the inventor of triple play and five play video poker used some of his millions a year in earnings to buy a horse named Rock Hard Ten. That horse finished second in the Preakness this year behind Smarty Jones.

...enter your member login information below to read this article/newsletter...

Paid Members-Only Article

You have clicked on a link to a Blackjack Insider web page or article for paid subscribers. You must have a paid membership to the Blackjack Insider newsletter to view this content. About 1/2 of the articles in each issue of the Blackjack Insider are for paid members only, while the rest are viewable by everyone. Your purchased membership will allow you to read all Blackjack Insider articles for 12 months.

Enter your user name and password below (they were listed and e-mailed to you after you purchased your Blackjack Insider membership):

User name:
Password: (case sensitive)
Save user name and password in your browser so you don't have to type them again later

Forgot your membership id or password? Click here.

How do I get a membership?

A membership can be purchased online at our secure store with your credit card for only $19.95 per year. You will receive a user name and password immediately by e-mail which you can use to read the all past and future members-only articles for 12 months, as well as the regular free articles.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE A ONE YEAR MEMBERSHIP NOW... only $19.95

Do I have to buy a membership?

No. Blackjack Insider will continue to be published as a free monthly e-newsletter. But about 1/2 of the articles each month will be for paid members only. Subscribers without a membership can still view and read the non-members articles for free.

What happens after I buy a membership?

Immediately after you complete your purchase, you will receive a unique login user name and password. These are displayed on the final purchase page, and are e-mailed to you. When you click on a members-only article in our web site, you will be prompted for this user name and password (as shown above). Simply enter them, and enjoy the article! Note: make sure you turn on the checkbox above when you login, to save the user name and password so that you don't have to re-enter them every time you view members-only articles.

Why did you switch to paid memberships?

Blackjack Insider is a professional monthly publication with top-notch articles by world-reknown gaming experts. In addition, we have regular reporters that monitor game conditions and tournament schedules throughout North America. We use a partially paid subscriber model to enable us to continue getting the best content for our readers from leading authors on blackjack and gaming.

©2015, DeepNet Technologies. No material to be copied without express permission of DeepNet Technologies.
This site developed by DeepNet Technologies, Ontario, Canada. Contact webmaster @ bjinsider . com if you have problems.
This site is best viewed in a 800x600 graphics mode, or higher.