You've got a pair of jacks. The dealer shows a seven. Do you split or stand? The Illustrated Guide to Blackjack will show you the right move to make in this and every possible blackjack scenario, using real-game situations and solutions that test and hone your skills to the max. Former gambling pro Dennis Purdy not only reveals the best plays for each hand, he shows you why they work, with clear, concise logic, user-friendly charts, and a unique flashcard format that makes each lesson stick. Mastering essential strategy has never been faster or easier. Whether you're visiting the tables for the first or the fiftieth time, The Illustrated Guide to Blackjack will teach you how to keep on winning, again and again.
THEY'RE GOING, GOING, GONE. . . . Their names roll off the tongue, a litany of the damned: the Providence Steam Roller, the Wilmington Quicksteps, the Cincinnati Porkers. They are the lost squads of professional sports history-teams forsaken by fans, fleeced by owners, or forgotten by time. Until now. Kiss 'Em Goodbyeunearths the real stories of dozens of vanished teams that once graced-and often disgraced-North America's big leagues. Like the St. Paul Apostles, the only major league team ne...
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