Wow. I had no idea there was this much to know about casino tournaments, but everything Wong says in Casino Tournament Strategy makes so much sense, and is so well explained, that I can’t help but be stunned by how much I didn’t know. I’ve read a lot of great gambling books, but the gap between what I knew before and after reading this book was larger than with any other book in this field. This is as definitive a work as exists in the gambling literature.

 

The book starts with an introduction to casino tournaments, terminology, and the notation that will be used in the book. In addition, Wong gives a few gems as a glimpse of what the book holds. If one is about to enter a casino tournament for the first time, just reading the introduction would be invaluable.

 

The book is separated into four sections, Blackjack, Craps, Baccarat, and Keno tournament strategy. The first, Blackjack, is the longest and most complicated, and even if one plans to participate in non-Blackjack tournaments, this section is required reading. Wong covers every situation which can arise in a tournament, even some that one should never …