Saturday, May 17, 2008
Asqew Grill (in the back patio)
We'll all enjoy dinner after the tournament, and drinks during. Asqew Grill has a variety of interesting skewers and sides, it's a unique taste, and affordable. There is beer and wine as well. We have to buy dinner in order to use the space, but instead of a fixed price each, we're leaving it open for everyone to get what they like and pitch in accordingly.
We'll be outside, so bring your jacket in case it gets cold (or plan on winning the hoodie!).
This will be Las Vegas style Blackjack tournament (everyone against the house), with tip sheets for beginners.
For the mathematical among you, we'll be changing the rules slightly so that you will come out ahead with good play (single deck, unlimited splits, double down after split, 5-card Charlie, and 2 for 1 Blackjacks == 1.03 expected value before card counting). Thus, the longer and better you play, the more you win. This isn't one of those games where your best strategy is to never play. If that doesn't make sense, just enjoy playing. We'll have hint sheets.