WHY SWITCH FROM BLACKJACK TO VIDEO POKER?
By Jean Scott, the Frugal Gambler
Jean Scott, the Queen of Comps, is the country’s best-known low-rolling casino player and expert video poker player. Jean has been featured more often in the media than any other gambling personality (Travel Channel, Dateline, 48 Hours, and more). She is the author of two best selling books,The Frugal Gambler (2'nd Edition) and More Frugal Gambling, and featured in the Frugal Video Poker software. All of these products are available at a discount in our BJI store.
Many of my friends who are skilled gamblers are former blackjack players that mostly play only video poker now – just like Brad and I. Others are keeping a foot in both worlds, switching back and forth depending on where they can get the best edge.
I get questioned from both recreational players and also those who are always looking to play with an advantage over the casino about why Brad and I switched our main casino game from blackjack to video poker and I’m often asked for advice on how to make this change. This got me thinking about the reasons why we – and many others - became VP converts...
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