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Means buying all Wong's books
Posted by Cyrus on 24 April 1999, at 11:48 p.m., in response to What exactly do people mean by "Wonging", posted by Sam on 24 April 1999, at 9:32 p.m.
Wonging (from the name of Blackjack expert & writer Stanford Wong) means getting in (wonging-in) a game when the count shows that the situation favors the player and getting out (wonging out) of it when the opposite happens. The precise points of entrance (& departure) vary; most wongers won't place a bet until the count shows at least a ½% advantage, others even a bit higher than that. Some will wong in at a neutral or even slightly adverse situation for reasons of cover, hoping that it all improves down the road and wonging out otherwise.
The pretext of all this coming and going can be anything: a casual wanderer of a tourist sits down (wongs in) and starts flat-betting nearly table max. After a while he simply has to go the bathroom right this minute (wongs out). And so forth.
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