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1536 Free Waters and Other Blackjack Endeavors Finding Profit and Humor in Card-Counting

Glen Wiggy

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Hardcover. 232 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.1in. x 1.0in.Why is there a twelve on the cover of this blackjack book instead of the usual twenty-one No blackjack author in their right mind would put a hand of twelve on the cover. Glen Wiggy didhe is full of surprises like that. Part how-to manual, part memoir, 1536 Free Waters and Other Blackjack EndeavorsFinding Profit and Humor in Card-Counting chronicles Wiggys amusing experiences while playing blackjack during more than eight hundred casino visits from January 2001 until June 2008. It also introduces blackjack card-counting in a fun and easy-to-learn format. In addition to the everyday casino patrons, starving puppies, angry pit bosses, French doughnuts, talking sea gulls, and 1536 bottled waters make unforgettable appearances in these entertaining stories tailored for casual blackjack gamblers. For players pursuing the game for serious profit, Wiggy also presents practical tips on Aspects of blackjack basic strategy Fundamentals of card-counting Techniques for managing money Dangers of greedy gambling behavior Unlike most blackjack strategy guides, 1536 Free Waters and Other Blackjack Endeavors wont teach you how to kill the dealer or make a living playing the game. Instead, youll learn basic strategy and introductory card-counting skills that give you enough confidence to approach the table with a positive attitude and reasonable expectation of winning. Plus, youll learn what to expect from the cards and the wonderfully strange people and places you may encounter. Enjoy the ride. Undoubtedly, the most enjoyable blackjack book Ive read in my twenty years as the editor of a gambling publishing company. It had me laughing out loud. Deke Castleman, editor for Huntington Press Read more at www. blackjackstories. com. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781475945669

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Why is there a twelve on the cover of this blackjack book instead of the usual twenty-one? No blackjack author in their right mind would put a hand of twelve on the cover. Glen Wiggy did?he is full of surprises like that. Part how-to manual, part memoir, 1536 Free Waters and Other Blackjack Endeavors?Finding Profit and Humor in Card-Counting chronicles Wiggy?s amusing experiences while playing blackjack during more than eight hundred casino visits from January 2001 until June 2008. It also introduces blackjack card-counting in a fun and easy-to-learn format.

In addition to the everyday casino patrons, starving puppies, angry pit bosses, French doughnuts, talking sea gulls, and 1536 bottled waters make unforgettable appearances in these entertaining stories tailored for casual blackjack gamblers. For players pursuing the game for serious profit, Wiggy also presents practical tips on

? Aspects of blackjack basic strategy
? Fundamentals of card-counting
? Techniques for managing money
? Dangers of greedy gambling behavior

Unlike most blackjack strategy guides, 1536 Free Waters and Other Blackjack Endeavors won?t teach you how to ?kill? the dealer or make a living playing the game. Instead, you?ll learn basic strategy and introductory card-counting skills that give you enough confidence to approach the table with a positive attitude and reasonable expectation of winning. Plus, you?ll learn what to expect from the cards and the wonderfully strange people and places you may encounter. Enjoy the ride.

?Undoubtedly, the most enjoyable blackjack book I?ve read in my twenty years as the editor of a gambling publishing company. It had me laughing out loud.?
?Deke Castleman, editor for Huntington Press

Read more at www.blackjackstories.com.

About the Author: Glen Wiggy was born in Midwest City, Oklahoma, in 1966. His father is a retired golf professional. His mother, before her death in 2007, was a housewife and mother of six children. Glen graduated from the United States Air Force Academy-Class of '88, first class with refrigerators-and spent a twenty-year career as an Air Force officer. While on active-duty, he served as a Security Police Shift Commander, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, and Scientific Analyst. In June 2008, Glen retired from the Air Force and worked as a Department of Defense contractor at Task Force 134, Camp Victory, Baghdad, Iraq, performing research and analyses in support of detainee operations. In June 2009, he settled in the Colorado Springs area and currently works as a government civilian at United States Northern Command. He is also an online statistics instructor with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Glen is married with two children and three grandchildren. Besides card-counting at blackjack, his hobbies include golf and snowskiing. He has a BS in mathematics from the Air Force Academy, an MBA from Boston University, and an MS in mathematics from the University of Arizona. Glen Wiggy blogs on www.blackjackstories.com

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