The History of the Famous Gambling Blackjack

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Blackjack gambling is several hundred years old. For the year of creation, it is considered around 1700, when in France they started to play “vingt-et-un”, and to this day it is said to be a game from “chemin de fer” or “french ferme”. Thus, the seventeenth century is the beginning of blackjack in general, while the 19th century is a blackjack migration to the United States, where the game also became famous and successful. However, the name “blackjack” comes from one of the bets, in which the player could get a ten-to-one rate if in his cards he received a jack (jack) of spades and an ace of spades, ie both “black cards” (black ). Below we will try to present a historical chronicle of blackjack game at the turn of the 19th century:

1956 – publication of an article titled “Optimal Blackjack Strategy”, which was written by Roger Baldwin and published in the American Statistical Association, this article initiated the era of successful blackjack winning;
1962 – the tactics of counting cards in blackjack, invented and introduced by professor Edward O. Thorp;

1963 – the first edition of the current bestseller in the field of gambling under the title “Beat the Dealer: Strategy for the Game of Twenty-One” by Edward O. Thorp and the undermining of the current assets of casino owners;
1970 – creation and appearance of the first computer strategy for the famous gambling game – blackjack.

Currently, blackjack is one of the most famous gambling in the world and is crowded in both traditional casinos and online casinos, and thanks to all strategies and tactics, players are even more likely and boldly play blackjack, which brings incredible revenues to casinos. Despite existing strategies and certain tactics, not all players master commonly known winning procedures, so casino owners can not complain about lack of income. Players, on the other hand, are attracted by the ease and simplicity of this gambling game and the possibility of using tactics, thanks to which their win is closer and more certain. Everyone dreams of winning a fortune and having a big win in an online casino, and thanks to the strategies available and the blackjack game itself, all the factors listed above are possible and almost certain to be achieved.