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Using Strategy/Player Expertise:
 P l a y e r 1   P l a y e r 2   P l a y e r 3 
+Plus Perfect +Plus Perfect THORP
Expert Beginner Expert
1100 -125 300
106 350 -125
700 -25 -150
-348 -210 60
180 67 130
-50 20 -380
100 480 25
-275 -325 -120
100 60 -90
100 -750 -50
-500 135 300
-500 110 -200
-360 235 340
-50 15 700
30 330 -450
-318 225 -550
150 650 200
30 -75 450
650 -95 125
300   730
1050   180
-522    
610    
505    
-875    
950    
-610    
-50    
-400    
240    
-185    
300    
-2    
-700    
-440    
70    
250    
1,336 1,072 1,425

Notes:  
~95% of Casino play for Player1 and Player2 occurred at Wendover, Nevada.
Results include cost of trip (lodging, food, tips, etc.), in all cases.
~75% of Casino play for Player3 occurred at Wendover; the remaining occurred in various casinos in Nevada.
Entries mostly represent identical casino conditions, usually at the same table in Wendover, Nevada.

Casino rules allowed doubling only on 10 & 11 until about 1996; now doubling is allowed on any pair.
Min. bet for player1 and player3 was $1 - $5; max. was ~$200.
Min. bet for player2 was $5 - $20; max. was ~ $200.

THORP Strategy is given in the book "Beat the Dealer".
It is the 'Mother of all BJ Strategies'. It is difficult to use,
requiring mental long division.

 Result of Real Casino Play 1984 - 1995:

STATELINE CASINO where most of these winnings were taken.


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