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Statistical Blackjack Side Bet Analyzer (Video)


Blackjack side bets are often considered sucker bets. But there’s a lot more to them than that. Some can be card counted, some are beatable through exact calculations and some are fairly immune to advantage play.

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Announcing: Statistical Blackjack Side Bet Analyzer

I am announcing the release of a new statistical blackjack side bet analysis VBA Excel spreadsheet. You can find it in the downloads section of this blog, or just CLICK HERE.

This spreadsheet allows the user to compute the house edge for any pay table, any number of decks for a number of popular blackjack side bets.  In addition, this spreadsheet allows the user to input a custom shoe composition or to follow the play of a shoe in real-time and get updated edges after each hand.  This facilitates computation of EORs to develop counting systems, assists online play and also allows surveillance to assess if a player is using a system to get an edge.

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