Don Schlesinger has a vocation as a baccarat player.
spanning more than thirty years. Probably, he is best known for his book.
Blackjack Attack: How the Professionals Play. He was admitted to
He was inducted into the Blackjack Hall of Fame in 2014 for his contributions.
Analyze the contest.
This page provides an overview of his baccarat career.
expert and published author.
Don Schlesinger Life History
Schlesinger was born in New York, where he attended City College.
College of New York with a bachelor’s in mathematics. He
Master’s degrees in French were later obtained from City University
He began playing baccarat in Las Vegas in 1975, and he was successful.
In 1976, he learnt card counting after reading Playing Blackjack.
as an Entrepreneur, by Lawrence Revere.
He taught mathematics and French in New York City until 1984.
However, he later became the executive director of a Wall Street firm.
Street investment banking institution.
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He left investment banking in 1998 and is now retired
He devotes his career to the study of competitive advantage.
the blackjack game. The game had always been his pastime.
Currently, it is arguably more of a hobby.
Contributions Made to Blackjack
Schlesinger is renowned for research and publication
the following blackjack topics are covered:
The use of camouflage
Comparing card counting techniques
He compiled the “illustrious 18,” a condensed list of
Card counting indexes. Moreover, he developed the Desirability Index.
as well as the Standard Comparison of Risk and Expectation (DI and SR)
SCORE, correspondingly). These are ways to compare titles in
Blackjack Attack: How the Professionals Play
Don Schlesinger’s most well-known work is Blackjack.
Attack: Playing Like a Pro is in its third edition.
New paperback copies cost $30, and the book is not inexpensive.
Good luck locating a used copy for under $25. The Amazon
explains why Blackjack Attack is the most essential
The best blackjack literature since Beat the Dealer by Ed Thorp.
is extremely high praise considering that Beat the Dealer is
The origin of this card tallying commotion in the first place.
Amazon customers have intriguing things to say about the
a book is also included. One customer ranked Schlesinger number one in the globe
He went on in his review to compare baccarat to other games.
Comparing Blackjack Attack to other blackjack literature such as
The Best Blackjack Book in the World, Beat the Dealer
The Theory of Blackjack and Burning the Blackjack Tables
Vegas, and he concluded that Blackjack Attack is a classic.
the finest among the group.
Blackjack Attack is centered on addressing the
frequently asked mathematical queries about baccarat by his readers
ask. These primarily relate to the aforementioned topics — risk
analysis, team play, optimal wager allocation, etc. Providing a response
concerns is what inspired Schlesinger to begin writing about
The game of blackjack. According to a Ready Bet Go interview,
He began by responding to each letter individually. This occurred before
Internet, so all correspondence was written on paper.
This prompted him to write the regular column “The Gospel According to”
for Arnold Snyder’s Blackjack Forum. Those who
Eventually, columns were added to Blackjack Attack.