A blackjack player for more than a quarter century, T. J. Reynolds
admits that he has never been a good loser. As he says, "Show me a
good loser and I'll show you a loser!: Through years of study on strategy and untold hours at the tables in casinos around the world, he developed exceptional skills-becoming a proficient "21" player and a consistent winner.
Reynolds does not try to entertain his readers in this book but
instructs them in the intricacies of blackjack and gives them an advantage over the dealer. This book can be used by novices and sophisticated players alike because it carries them from beginner status to
These pages reproduce numerous hands with charts of the right
(and wrong) methods of play. Over the years the author has attended
tables ranging from single-deck deals to the eight-deck shoes currently
in vogue in many casinos. He analyzes the different game styles in U.S.
casinos and those in Europe and Asia. He has played at tables where
bets were as little as $2 and at some where $10,000 wagers were usual.
If the reader follows the advice offered, he will note an
immense improvement in his win-loss record.
T. J. Reynolds has spent a lifetime perfecting his blackjack skills.
Formerly a fully licensed blackjack dealer, Reynolds has studied play
from both sides of the table. His home base is near Toronto, Canada.