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Beat the Dealer - by Edward O Thorp (Paperback)

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  • The Book That Made Las Vegas Change the RulesOver 1,000,000 Copies in Print Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and in this classic guide he shares the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by professional and amateur card players for generations.
  • About the Author: Edward O. Thorp is a mathematics professor, author, hedge fund manager, and blackjack player.
  • 240 Pages
  • Games, Card Games

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About the Book



Reprint. Originally published: New York: Vintage Books, 1966.



Book Synopsis



The Book That Made Las Vegas Change the Rules
Over 1,000,000 Copies in Print

Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and in this classic guide he shares the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by professional and amateur card players for generations. This book provides:

o an overview of the basic rules of the game
o proven winning strategies ranging from simple to advanced
o methods to overcome casino counter measures
o ways to spot cheating
o charts and tables that clearly illustrate key concepts

A fascinating read and an indispensable resource for winning big, Beat the Dealer is the bible for players of this game of chance.

**Bring these strategies into the casino: Perforated cards included in the book**



About the Author



Edward O. Thorp is a mathematics professor, author, hedge fund manager, and blackjack player. A pioneer in modern applications of probability theory, Thorp's bestselling book, Beat the Dealer, mathematically proved that the house advantage in blackjack could be overcome by card counting. He is also the author of a guide to investment, Beat the Market; a memoir, A Man for All Measures; and numerous popular and scholarly articles. He lives in Newport Beach, California.

www.edwardothorp.com
Dimensions (Overall): 6.91 Inches (H) x 4.21 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: .29 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Games
Sub-Genre: Card Games
Publisher: Vintage
Theme: Poker
Format: Paperback
Author: Edward O Thorp
Language: English
Street Date: April 12, 1966
TCIN: 11395633
UPC: 9780394703107
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-5305
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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