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Blackjack

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Blackjack, also known as twenty-one, is a comparing card game between usually several players and a dealer, where each player in turn competes against the dealer, but players do not play against each other. [1]

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Ace

An ace is a playing card, die or domino with a single pip.

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Ace of spades

The ace of spades (also known as the spadille) is traditionally the highest card in the deck of playing cards, at least in English-speaking countries.

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Advantage gambling

Advantage gambling, or advantage play, refers to legal methods, in contrast to cheating in casinos, used to gain an advantage while gambling.

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Alfonso Ribeiro

Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Sr. (born September 21, 1971) is an American comedian, director, singer, dancer, television personality and actor.

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Arnold Snyder

Arnold Snyder is a professional gambler and gambling author.

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Barona Casino

Barona Resort and Casino is an Indian casino on the Barona Indian Reservation located in Lakeside, in northeastern San Diego County in California.

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Blackjack Forum

Blackjack Forum was a trade journal for professional blackjack players, founded in 1981 and published by noted blackjack author Arnold Snyder.

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Blackjack Hall of Fame

The Blackjack Hall of Fame honors the greatest blackjack experts, authors, and professional players in history.

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Blackjack Switch

Blackjack Switch is a casino gambling game invented by Geoff Hall and patented in 2009.

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Blacklisting

Blacklisting is the action of a group or authority, compiling a blacklist (or black list) of people, countries or other entities to be avoided or distrusted as not being acceptable to those making the list.

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Bringing Down the House (book)

Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions is a book by Ben Mezrich about a group of MIT card counters commonly known as the MIT Blackjack Team.

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Card counting

Card counting is a casino card game strategy used primarily in the blackjack family of casino games to determine whether the next hand is likely to give a probable advantage to the player or to the dealer.

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Card game

A card game is any game using playing cards as the primary device with which the game is played, be they traditional or game-specific.

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Casino game

Games available in most casinos are commonly called casino games.

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Catch 21

Catch 21 is an American game show broadcast by Game Show Network (GSN).

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Clockwise

Two-dimensional rotation can occur in two possible directions.

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Correlation and dependence

In statistics, dependence or association is any statistical relationship, whether causal or not, between two random variables or bivariate data.

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Don Quixote

The Ingenious Nobleman Sir Quixote of La Mancha (El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha), or just Don Quixote (Oxford English Dictionary, ""), is a Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes.

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Double Attack Blackjack

Double Attack Blackjack is dealt primarily in Atlantic City casinos.

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Double Exposure Blackjack

Double Exposure Blackjack (also known as Zweikartenspiel "Two card game") is a variant of the casino game blackjack in which the dealer receives two cards face-up in part of the initial deal.

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Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Lee Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is an American actor and director, with a career in film, television, and theater since 1960.

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Edward O. Thorp

Edward Oakley Thorp (born August 14, 1932) is an American mathematics professor, author, hedge fund manager, and blackjack player.

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Elimination Blackjack

Elimination Blackjack is a tournament format of blackjack invented by Russ Hamilton, that was played on the Ultimate Blackjack Tour and in various casinos.

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Even money

Even money is a wagering proposition with even odds - the bettor stands to lose or win the same amount of money.

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Eye in the sky (camera)

The eye in the sky is a term given to casino and other commercial security closed circuit cameras.

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French playing cards

French playing cards (jeu de cartes) are cards that use the French suits of trèfles (clovers or clubs), carreaux (tiles or diamonds), cœurs (hearts), and piques (pikes or spades). Each suit contains three face cards; the valet (knave or jack), the dame (lady or queen), and the roi (king).

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Gambit (game show)

Gambit is an American television game show based on the card game blackjack, created by Heatter-Quigley Productions.

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Gambling

Gambling is the wagering of money or something of value (referred to as "the stakes") on an event with an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning money or material goods.

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Glossary of blackjack terms

The following is a glossary of terms used in the card game blackjack.

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Hole carding

Hole carding refers to obtaining knowledge of cards that are supposed to be hidden from view in card games.

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I. Nelson Rose

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Jack (playing card)

A jack or knave is a playing card which, in traditional French and English decks, pictures a man in the traditional or historic aristocratic dress generally associated with Europe of the 16th or 17th century.

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Jörg Bewersdorff

Jörg Bewersdorff (born 1 February 1958 in Neuwied) is a German mathematician who is working as mathematics writer and game designer.

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Jerry L. Patterson

Jerry L. Patterson is an American writer.

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Ken Uston

Ken Uston (January 12, 1935 – September 19, 1987) was a famous blackjack player, strategist, and author, credited with popularizing the concept of team play at blackjack.

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Kingdom of Castile

The Kingdom of Castile (Reino de Castilla, Regnum Castellae) was a large and powerful state on the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages.

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Las Vegas Strip

The Las Vegas Strip is a stretch of South Las Vegas Boulevard in Clark County, Nevada that is known for its concentration of resort hotels and casinos.

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Las Vegas Sun

The Las Vegas Sun is one of the Las Vegas Valley's two daily newspapers.

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Lawrence Revere

Lawrence Revere (born Griffith K. Owens) was an author, casino pit boss, and professional blackjack player best known for his book Playing Blackjack as a Business.

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List of The Price Is Right pricing games

Pricing games are featured on the current version of the American game show The Price Is Right.

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Mark Wahlberg

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971) is an American actor, producer, businessman, former model, rapper, and songwriter.

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Michael Dalton (gambler)

Michael Dalton (born 1955) is a gambling author, publisher and founder of the Blackjack Review Network.

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Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (29 September 1547 (assumed)23 April 1616 NS) was a Spanish writer who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language and one of the world's pre-eminent novelists.

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MIT Blackjack Team

The MIT Blackjack Team was a group of students and ex-students from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard Business School, Harvard University, and other leading colleges who used card counting techniques and more sophisticated strategies to beat casinos at blackjack worldwide.

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Natural (gambling)

A natural is a term in several gambling games; in each case it refers to one or two specific good outcomes, usually for the player, and often involves achieving a particular score in the shortest and fastest manner possible.

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Novelas ejemplares

Novelas ejemplares ("Exemplary Novels") is a series of twelve novellas that follow the model established in Italy, written by Miguel de Cervantes between 1590 and 1612.

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Nowhere to Run (1978 film)

Nowhere to Run is a 1978 drama television film directed by Richard Lang, based on the 1976 novel The Blackjack Hijack by Charles Einstein.

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One-way mirror

A one-way mirror, also called two-way mirror (or two-way glass) and semi-transparent mirror, is a reciprocal mirror that is partially reflective and partially transparent.

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Percentage point

A percentage point or percent point (pp) is the unit for the arithmetic difference of two percentages.

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Playing card

A playing card is a piece of specially prepared heavy paper, thin cardboard, plastic-coated paper, cotton-paper blend, or thin plastic, marked with distinguishing motifs and used as one of a set for playing card games.

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Pontoon (card game)

Pontoon is a name shared by two distinct card games, both blackjack variants.

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Proposition bet

In gambling, a "proposition bet" (prop bet, prop, novelty, or a side bet) is a bet made regarding the occurrence or non-occurrence during a game (usually a gambling game) of an event not directly affecting the game's final outcome.

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Rain Man

Rain Man is a 1988 American road comedy-drama film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass.

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Reno, Nevada

Reno is a city in the U.S. state of Nevada, located in the western part of the state, approximately from Lake Tahoe.

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Richard Arnold Epstein

Richard Arnold Epstein (born March 5, 1927, Los Angeles), also known under the pseudonym E. P. Stein, is an American game theorist.

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Rinconete y Cortadillo

Rinconete y Cortadillo (or Novela de Rinconete y Cortadillo) is one of the twelve short stories included in Novelas Ejemplares, by Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes.

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San Diego

San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.

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Savant syndrome

Savant syndrome is a condition in which someone with significant mental disabilities demonstrates certain abilities far in excess of average.

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Seville

Seville (Sevilla) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain.

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Shoe (cards)

A dealing shoe or dealer's shoe is a gaming device, mainly used in casinos, to hold multiple decks of playing cards.

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Shuffling

Shuffling is a procedure used to randomize a deck of playing cards to provide an element of chance in card games.

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Shuffling machine

A shuffling machine is a machine for randomly shuffling packs of playing cards.

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Spanish 21

Spanish 21 is a blackjack variant owned by Masque Publishing Inc., a gaming publishing company based in Colorado.

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Spanish playing cards

Cartas or naipes ("cards"), also known as Baraja española ("Spanish deck"), are the playing cards associated with Spain.

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Standard 52-card deck

A deck of French playing cards is the most common deck of playing cards used today.

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Stanford Wong

John Ferguson (born 1943) known by his pen name, Stanford Wong, is a gambling author best known for his book Professional Blackjack, first published in 1975.

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Super Fun 21

Super Fun 21 is a variation of blackjack.

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Table limit

The table limit is the minimum and maximum bet that a gambler can make at a gaming table.

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996.

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The Gambler (2014 film)

The Gambler is a 2014 American crime drama film directed by Rupert Wyatt.

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The Gambler (film series)

The Gambler is a series of American western television films starring Kenny Rogers as Brady Hawkes, a fictional old-west gambler.

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The Last Casino

The Last Casino is a 2004 Canadian film on the subject of card counting.

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The Price Is Right (U.S. game show)

The Price Is Right is an American television game show created by Bob Stewart, Mark Goodson and Bill Todman.

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Three card poker

Three card poker is a casino table game based on poker.

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Variance

In probability theory and statistics, variance is the expectation of the squared deviation of a random variable from its mean.

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Video camera

A video camera is a camera used for electronic motion picture acquisition (as opposed to a movie camera, which records images on film), initially developed for the television industry but now common in other applications as well.

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Wink Martindale

Winston Conrad "Wink" Martindale (born December 4, 1933) is an American disc jockey, radio personality, game show host, and television producer.

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21 (2008 film)

21 is a 2008 American heist drama film directed by Robert Luketic and starring Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Bosworth, Liza Lapira, Jacob Pitts, Aaron Yoo, and Kieu Chinh.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackjack

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