Playing Blackjack as a Business: A Proffessional Player’s Approach to the Game of “21”. Front Cover. Lawrence Revere. Kensington Publishing Corporation. Playing Blackjack as a Business has 9 ratings and 0 reviews. Book by Revere, Lawrence. 12 Oct It has now been about 35 years since Lawrence Revere (a pseudonym) published his book, Playing Blackjack as a Business. At the time, this.

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Note this book did not give me all my lawrene knowledge but it gave me a lot of it. Trivia About Playing Blackjack Paperback Mary Roach Books.

Lawrence Revere – Card Counting – Playing Blackjack as a Business

He fought for seven weeks and lost his battle with the cancer on April 23rd, Playing Blackjack as a Business 3. It is still valid and used today but is considered out dated due to unnecessary complexity.

He also taught several people how to count cards in fact his techniques are still in use today. After explaining these count strategies, Revere provides suggested strategy changes and betting strategies as the count changes for each.

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The strategies were devised from computer runs by Julian Playint. Rex Kusler rated it it was amazing Aug 03, I prefer a single deck game where they deal deep in the deck and you can go to the casinos off the strip in Vegas and find those games also in the smaller casinos in Sparks.

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Still, given the bevy of bad books on blackjack available, a person could do a whole lot worse than to follow Revere’s advice.

Playing Blackjack as a Business

You have to remember though, most of his writings were relevant to the late 60s and early 70s when casinos were not as aware to card counters as they are today. Whose Boat Is This Boat?

He penned the work and had it published in He does not speak in his book about how to avoid detection. The plaiyng and all the tables and graphs, are the results of billions of hands simulated from a computer.

Since it was first published, a large number of blackjack books have been published, some good and some bad. Books by Lawrence Revere. His criticism, and his writing style in general, is harsh, but in my opinion most of what he has to say is fair.

Want to Read saving…. Matthew Blom marked it as to-read Aug 11, I still have the book in my library and if for no other reason than nostalgia reevere is worth having if you are at all serious about the game. I have studied many other systems nothing works like the Lawrence Revere method.

Revere was born with the name Griffith K. This book has sold more copies since it’s initial release than any other gaming book. Santiago Munoz rated it did not like it Oct 09, He had systems that xs from level I to level IV. Bill rated it blackjac liked it Jul 27, Revere also describes practices and methods of betting as well as formulating a good winning strategy depending on what count you have. Refresh and try again.


Counting does not work where they shuffle often but if you play the Reveere method and you can’t count cards due to shuffling you have even odds with the house.

Playing Blackjack as a Business by Lawrence Revere

Lists with This Book. Today, though, enough good information is available from other sources to make Revere’s work mostly of historical interest.

Jehan Zeb Khan marked it as to-read Dec 18, Skip to main content.

Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Making a living playing blackjack In the 70’s Mr.