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Swain Scheps

Swain Scheps

Swain Scheps is a sports betting veteran and casino gambling expert based in Oregon. He has written extensively on the topics, including the well-received "Sports Betting for Dummies" and "Casino Gambling for Dummies" books. Swain has also provided gaming advice for Fodor's Las Vegas travel series. Swain's academic credentials include a BA from The University of Texas and a Master’s degree from the University of Houston.

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Soft 17 in blackjack

What Is A Soft 17 In Blackjack & How Should You Play It?

A Soft 17 is a hand that totals 17 and contains an ace that can be counted as a 1 or 11. Crucially, you cannot bust if you take one more card. Ace-6 is a common example of a Soft 17. Learn more about this below, including how...

March 11, 2024 6 min read

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