About John Marchel

Speaker, author, teacher and player

As a professional speaker, and author John Marchel is able to use his experiences and incorporate them into presentations about the exciting world of casino gambling.

John has gambled successfully throughout the world for over 25 years. He has played in Europe, Central America, the Caribbean, Canada, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Reno, on Indian reservations, cruise ships and in over 350 different casinos throughout the United States. John is also a graduate of Richard Canfield’s Expert school of Blackjack and Frank Scoblete’s Golden Touch Blackjack School; where later he was an instructor.

Since 1988 he has combined his vast experiences to present winning gambling seminars and lectures throughout the United States. Hundreds of students all across the country have learned to be successful at the casino by attending John’s seminars. In addition, John has had a site on the World Wide Web since 1995. The site has many gambling products and services that John provides along with gaming tips and a quiz for blackjack players to evaluate their skill and knowledge. John also publishes The Gaming Bulletin, a monthly e-mail newsletter about casino gambling.

In 1998, John wrote his first book, 101 Casino Gambling Tips. This book presents casino gambling tips for both the novice as well as for the seasoned player. His book list tips the professionals know and use about blackjack, slots, craps, roulette, keno and even bingo. This is a fun, interesting and educational book on casino gambling.

John’s latest book, K.I.S.S. Guide to Gambling, published by Dorling Kindersley Publishing of New York, covers all the who, what, when, where and why of gambling. Any player regardless of game or skill can use this 352-page full color illustrated book. To date 80,000 copies have been sold worldwide. He has also written workbooks and special reports about gambling including a Haiku poem gambling book.

John has written numerous gambling articles for various magazines including Casino Player, Strictly Slots, Midwest Gaming, Southern Gaming and Casino City Times on the Internet. He is currently a columnist for three monthly gambling magazines.

John was born in New York City and has traveled throughout the world and now makes his home in Northern California. John continues to be an active and regular visitor to the gaming casinos. He claims he is really a Blackjack Practitioner which he defines as:

someone who plays the game with the skills of a professional, but does not derive his primary income from blackjack or from gambling.


About John Marchel Enterprises

John Marchel Enterprises of Fair Oaks, California is a gaming information firm that offers a comprehensive package of quality services and products for the blackjack and gaming aficionado.

Diverse offerings include a free monthly e-mail newsletter, an assortment of gaming aids, including books, PC software, and audio tapes all selected to help educate both the novice and expert player.

In addition, all products have been specifically scrutinize, tested and approved prior to selection into our catalog.

We consider these products the BEST on the market today.

The company stresses practical, and affordable approaches to sensible gaming.

John Marchel Enterprises believes that if consumers were more knowledgeable of subtle game strategies, their increased skill level would maximize their fun and minimize their losses.

The company was established to inform and educate consumers on the game’s nuances so they can derive the most pleasure and profit for the least cost.


Introductory Video to John Marchel’s World of Casino Gambling

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