Written by Tareesha Adams

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DEVELOPMENT STAGE -------------------- Initial phases of research, development and analysis are complete forrepparttar new periodical. JAPCi will now begin building business and marketing plans in order to pursue investors, partnerships, sponsorships and joint ventures.

ABOUT THE EDITOR -------------------- Managing Editor Joy Adams possesses a balanced blend of education, creativity and business expertise. She has a solid track record in corporate sales, a Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Accounting; and experience managing talent where she successfully secured a contract with Ebony Magazine’s Fashion Fair road show. Joy is passionate aboutrepparttar 136451 performing arts, business excellence and helping others.


Regards, Joy Adams Managing Editor Toll-free 866-853-8539 Atlanta Talent Magazine A How-to Entertainment Career Guide Email: editor@atlantatalentmagazine.com Website: http://www.AtlantaTalentMagazine.com

Adams conceived Atlanta Talent Magazine in 2002 and incorporated in 2004.

Blackjack - What Are the Odds?

Written by Tom McBroom

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* Dealer stands on all 17s * Double down on any first two cards * Double down after splitting pairs * Natural paysrepparttar proper 3 for 2 odds

Many games have subtle variations of these rules, some of which helprepparttar 136435 player and others which hurtrepparttar 136436 player. Takingrepparttar 136437 above rules asrepparttar 136438 baseline, here arerepparttar 136439 common variations you will find and how each one affectsrepparttar 136440 house edge. Positive values add torepparttar 136441 house edge and negative values decreaserepparttar 136442 house edge.

Eight decks: +.02% Natural pays 6 to 5: +1.45% Dealer hits soft 17: +.20% Double down on 9-11 only: +.09% Double down on 10 or 11 only: +.22% No double after splitting pairs: +.13% Double down on any number of cards: -.21% Resplitting of Aces: -.06%

Of course, your goal is to avoidrepparttar 136443 unfavorable variants (one which add torepparttar 136444 casino's edge), such as: Naturals pay 6 to 5, or Dealer hits soft 17. To calculaterepparttar 136445 edge against you in any blackjack game, simply takerepparttar 136446 baseline edge of .5% and add or subtractrepparttar 136447 values ofrepparttar 136448 variants.

For example, assume you find a 6 deck game in whichrepparttar 136449 Dealer hits a soft 17 and you can only double down on a two card count of 10 or 11. This game has a house edge of: .50% (baseline) plus .20% (for dealer hits soft 17) plus .22% (for double down on 10 or 11 only), for a total house edge agains you of .92%.

Your job is to look for those games with rules that give yourepparttar 136450 best odds. Good luck, gamble responsibly and always remember that it's just a game - so have fun!

Tom is the webmaster for www.Blackjack-For-Everyone.com, which is a website dedicated to the beginner all the way up to serious recreational Blackjack player.

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