When you are serious about making a successful career in gambling, you need the right advice and guidance. It is difficult to find a mentor in gambling as most professionals are too busy to give you personal training. Fortunately, some of them have taken time to write books that can help readers learn inside out about casino games and the art of gambling. Some of these books share the betting strategies and tricks, while others focus more on different perspectives that a gambler needs to develop. Here are the books that you can find in the market today.
Enemy Number One, Patrick Veitch
Patrick Veitch has provided one of the best betting guidebooks to the readers. This book explains his journey of constructing a multi-million-pound fortune in eight years. This biography is entertaining while also providing a system for readers to learn about sports betting.
Gambling 102: The Best Strategies for All Casino Games, Michael Shackleford
If you are a beginner and want to start with the basic strategies of the games that you found interesting in your first visit to a casino, then this book is for you. It is a simple guide to learn strategies for different casino games, as the title says. Even the intermediates can refer to this book to check if they have missed something. You can also visit Shackleford’s website to get in-depth knowledge of each of the games.
Knock-Out Blackjack, Olaf Vancura, Ph.D., and Ken Fuchs
If you are looking for a book to learn card counting in a single day magically, you will be disappointed. However, if you are an aspiring card counter and know there are no shortcuts, this book will help you learn easily. This is not a basic card counting system but a devised one that several gambling experts use. The authors try to keep things simple while explaining how the system works. It is a good guide for all level gamblers.
How to be a Professional Gambler, Greg Elder
This edition of the pro-gambling textbooks explains three games – video poker, slot machines, and blackjack. The first two volumes of the book are based on making your game profitable. This is a book for advanced readers who want to learn other aspects of gambling, assuming they already know most things that are not explained in the book. It is a good keep for anyone who is interested in enhancing their knowledge of recreational gambling.
Optimal Play: Mathematical Studies of Games and Gambling, Stewart N. Ethier and William R. Eadington
This expert-level read is only meant for advanced players who have a fair grasp of math and gambling. It is a collection of mathematical studies on casino games that may interest scholars more than recreational gamblers. Experts believe it is the most comprehensive source of gambling guidance available to the readers. If you have a math degree, then this quick book will give you enough entertainment for a long holiday to understand the winning strategies and how they were developed.