The historical roots of
Blackjack brings us back to the eighteenth century, at the time this game was
marketed in some French casinos under the name "Twenty-one." The game reached
its peak in the United States, where it was established in 1930. However, it
took a little longer before you see this game become popular worldwide.
To make this card game more attractive, the casino was forced to implement systems bonus. Thus the name "Blackjack" is actually a special bonus which united two cards: the Jack and Ace of Spades. Blackjack has been authorized in France until the 1970s. Since then, Blackjack has become a game recurrent casinos and online.
In 1956, a certain Roger Baldwin had already begun to publish an article in a journal recognized at the time. His work, The Optimum Strategy in Blackjack, had a duty to analyze the rules of this game a mathematical point of view and provided a method applicable to defeat the dealer at all times. In 1962, six short years after, a math professor.
Thorp developed a method of counting cards. It will sell a successful book, Beat the Dealer. This book was so controversial that the casinos were forced to literally change all the rules inherent in Blackjack.
The modification of the initial rules provide blackjack as we know it today. Other authors have tried in vain to issue more detailed analysis of this game but the advent of online blackjack has broken any new attempt.
Today, the sophisticated game strategies have been introduced. With the rise of online casinos, computers and computer systems are fully able to perform complex calculations. It is much less obvious tactics to establish methods to ensure the player's chances of winning. However, even today, scientists, mathematicians and implement new strategies to force online casinos to review their allocation tables gains. Variants of the game are also changing: parts six and even eight decks of cards are now commonplace.