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__________. Las Vegas Gambling Instructions: How to Play - Blackjack or 21, Keno, Slot Machines, Roulette, Baccarat, Craps. C & R Co.; c1973. (45 pages)
Allen, J. Edward. Beat the Odds. Cardoza Publishing, New York; 1987, 1988. (320 pages)
Barstow, Frank. Beat the Casino: The definitive guide to playing and winning at craps, blackjack, baccarat, and roulette. Pocket Books, Simon & Schuster, New York; c1979, 1984, 1986. (220 pages)
Baxter, Wray. Round Games With Cards: A Practical Treatise on All the Most Popular Games, With Their Different Variations, and Hints for Their Practice. Frederick A. Stokes Co., New York; 1891. (112 pages)
Cardoza, Avery. How to Win at Gambling. Cardoza Publishing, Cooper Station, New York, NY. (320 pages)
Clymer, Phillip H. From the Dealer's Side: A Unique Guide for Playing Craps, 21, and Roulette, Written for the Novice by an Experienced Dealer; 1984.
Davidson, John M. Casino Clues and Blueprint for Blackjack - A Gambler's Guide to Survival or Success. Townsville, Australia; 19?? (78 pages)
Demos Jr., Peter G. Casino Supervision: A Basic Guide. Panzer Press, Hayfork, CA; 1991. (204 pages)
Dickson, Roy Ward. How to Win at Roulette and Blackjack. Wolfe, London; 1975. (192 pages)
Epstein, Richard A. The
Theory of Gambling and Statistical Logic. Academic Press, New York; 1977. (450
- Excellent. Highly recommended. An exhaustive treatment on blackjack theory and statistics and other gambling games. Eleven major sections cover probability, statistics, game theory, principles of gambling theory, casino games, dice and card games, including blackjack and poker.
Fried, Elliot. The Weekend Gambler's Guide to Las Vegas. Deep River Press, Downey, CA; 1980. (144 pages)
Gardner, Jack. Gambling: A Guide to Information Sources. (1980)
Goodman, Mike. How to Win at Cards ("21" & Poker), Dice, Races, Roulette. Holloway House Pub, Los Angeles; 1963, 1970. (237 pages)
Goodman, Mike & Michael J. Goodman. Your Best Bet: How to Play and Win at Baccarat, The New 21, Roulette, and Dice. Brooke House, Northridge, CA; 1975. (267 pages)
Goren, Charles H. Go With the Odds - A Guide to Successful Gambling. Macmillan Co, Chancellar Hall, Ltd., New York; 1969. (308 pages)
Griffin, Peter. Extra Stuff - Gambling Ramblings. Huntington Press, Las Vegas, NV; 1991. (176 pages)
Guild, Leo. The
World's Greatest Gambling Systems. Subtitled: Ten of the World's Biggest
Gambler's Tell How They Win... Sirkay Publishing Co., Los Angeles, CA; 1966, 1970
- Not recommended. See below.
Guild, Leo. The World's Greatest Winning Systems. Subtitled: Ten of the World's Biggest Gambler's Tell How They Win... Holloway House Publishing Co., Los Angeles, CA; 1978 (219 pages)
Jacoby, Oswald. Oswald Jacoby on Gambling. Hart, New York; c1963. (210 pages)
Jordan, Jimmy "The Scot." Learn How to Play Blackjack and Baccarat and Win. ???
King, Rex. The World's Greatest Winning Systems. R.S. Publications; c1976. (97 pages)
Macaluso, Pat. Learning Simulation Techniques on a Microcomputer Playing Blackjack and Other Monte Carlo Games. Tab Books, Blue Ridge Summit, PA; 1983. (139 pages)
McQuaid, Clement (editor). Gambler's Digest: The World's Greatest Gambling Book. DBI Books, Inc., Northfield, IL; 1981. (320 pages)
Malmuth, Mason. Gambling Theory and Other Topics. Self published; 1987, 1988, 1990. (273 pages)
Miller, Len (Editor). Gambling Systems that Win. Gambling Times, Hollywood, CA; c1978. (159 pages)
Noir, Jacques. Casino Holiday. Oxford Street Press, Berkeley, CA; 1968, 1970. (201 pages)
Orkin, Mike. Can You Win? - The Real Odds for Casino Gambling, Sports
Betting, and Lotteries. W. H. Freeman and Co., New York; 1991. (181 pages)
- The blackjack section (9 pages) is not recommended . Includes an introduction to the game and some outdated information. The sections regarding the other games may be worth reading, however. Contains especially strong sections on probability, expected win calculations and the mathematics of odds.
Ortiz, Darwin. Darwin Ortiz on
Casino Gambling - The Complete Guide to Playing and Winning. Dodd, Mead &
Company, New York; 1986. (268 pages)
- Excellent. Highly recommended. One of the best how-to books for playing the various casino games. Darwin Ortiz, at one time, operated the Darwin Ortiz Gambling School in Jackson Heights, New York (c1980).
[80 Blackjack-Your Own Prof. Prog. C&S Vol.11,38]
[81 Patterson Blackjack: A Winner's Handbook 169]
[12/86 Snyder Blackjack Forum 49]
Packel, Edward. The Mathematics of
Games and Gambling. ???, 1981. (141 pages)
- Sections on dice, cards, roulette, craps, poker, keno, blackjack and lotteries.
[5/93 Schwartz Blackjack Confidential 30]
Patterson, Jerry L. and
Nancy Patterson. The Casino Gambler's Winning Edge at Blackjack, Craps, Roulette,
and Video Poker, Echelon Gaming, Voorhees, NJ; 1989. (153 pages)
- Primarily written by the Pattersons to advertise their Casino Gambler's Network and the TARGET methods.
Patterson, Jerry L.
Patterson. Casino Gambling: A Winner's Guide to Blackjack, Craps, Roulette,
Baccarat, and Casino Poker , Perigee; 2000. (??? pages)
- Published February 7, 2000. No information available.
Patterson,Jerry L. and Walter Jaye. Casino Gambling: Winning Techniques for Craps, Roulette, Baccarat & Blackjack. Perigee / Putnam Pub. Group, New York; 1983. (224 pages)|
Radner, Sidney H. The Key to Roulette, Blackjack and One-Armed Bandits. Ottenheimer Publishers, Baltimore; 1963. (183 pages)
Reese, Terence. Winning at Casino Gambling: An International Guide. Sterling Publishing Co, New York; 1978. (128 pages)
Rouge et NoirStaff. Winning at Casino Gaming. Rouge Et Noir Inc., Glen Head, NY; 1975.|
Russell, Jere. 21 Wins, the Gambler's Edge. Bonne Chance Enterprises, Panorama City, CA; 1982. (231 pages)
Sagan, Hans. Beat the Odds: Microcomputer Simulations of Casino Games: Trente-et-quarante, Roulette, Chemin-de-fer, Craps, Blackjack. Hayden Book Co, Rochelle Park, NJ; 1980. (210 pages)
Scarne, John. Scarne's Complete Guide to Gambling. Simon and Schuster, New York; 1961, 1974, 1986. (900 pages)
Scarne, John. Scarne's Encyclopedia of Games. Harper and Row, New York; 1973. (15 pages - BJ section only)
Scarne, John. Scarne's Guide to Casino Gambling. Simon and Schuster, New York; c1978. (352 pages)
Silberstang, Edwin. The Winner's Guide to Casino Gambling. NAL Penguin, Inc., New York; 1980. (363 pages)
Silverstone, Sidney. A Player's Guide to Casino Games. Grosset & Dunlap, New York; 1981. (155 pages)
Sklansky, David. Getting the Best of It. 1982. Extensively revised and expanded;
1989. (248 pages)
- Excellent. Highly recommended. Sections on probability, the mathematics of gambling, general gambling concepts, poker, blackjack, the key card concept, and other gambling games including sports and horse betting.
[3/83, 9/89 Snyder Blackjack Forum]
[80 Profile of a Top Poker Theorist... C&S Vol.11,66]
[82 Friedman Casino & Sports Vol.21,46]
[83 Griffin Casino & Sports Vol.22,8]
Spanier, David. The Pocket Guide to Gambling. Simon & Schuster, New York; 1980. (144 pages)
Szabo, Alois. How to Win. Librairie Ley, Paris. Wehman Bros., New York; 1962, c1954.
Tamburin, Henry. Henry Tamburin on Casino Gambling. Research Services, Unltd.; 1988. (304 pages)
Thorp, Edward O. The Mathematics of Gambling. Gambling Times / Lyle Stuart, Hollywood, CA; 1984. (161 pages)
Valentine, Joel. The Valentine Maneuvers on 21 and Craps. ???
Wallace, Frank R. Neocheating, the Unbeatable Weapon in Poker, Blackjack, Bridge, & Gin. I & O Publishing; 1980. ???
Wilson, Allan N. The Casino
Gambler's Guide. Harper & Row, New York; 1965, 1970. (320 pages)
- Excellent. Highly recommended. A classic. Includes Wilson's point count system. Must reading for those interested in early blackjack strategy developments. The first knowledgeable treatment of gambler's ruin, the Kelly criterion, betting progressions and strategies.
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