Who are the professional players?
Every day millions of people play blackjack online and in land based casinos around the world. However, only a few of these players will ever become professional players in black Jack or to achieve cult status legends of blackjack.
Players pass a long and thorny path before they become legends black Jack. This title is reserved for the founders of the technique of counting cards and teams that have succeeded in it. All of them are members of the Hall of Fame of Blackjack.
However, every few years a new player bursts onto the scene and dazzles all around unseen skills incredible victories. Below are a few professional blackjack players. They made a lasting impression on the lover of blackjack, past and present.
Not every player who comes to the casino with serious sums of money in the pocket, is considered a professional player. A professional player is one for whom the game is life. Remember the famous quote “What is our life? Game!”? This is just about them. The game of blackjack is their main income.
To be a professional blackjack player is not as glamorous as a professional poker player. Because Free online blackjack is played against the casino rather than against other players. That is why there is a huge amount of poker tournaments and professional poker players raised to the rank of star.
The same can be said about the professional players in blackjack. Although in recent years we have seen a surge in popularity of tournament blackjack, but it still remains a game in which players compete with casinos and so black Jack will never have the same popularity as poker.
Legendary blackjack players
There are several blackjack players whose names will forever remain in memory. These people made the game great and forced thousands of people to dream of becoming a professional player of blackjack and live in luxury at the expense of the casino:
Edward O. Thorp
The famous American doctor of mathematical Sciences have proven that card counting to beat casinos in the long run. The author of the bestseller “Beat the dealer”.
This is probably one of the most famous blackjack players in the world. His journey on this earth was extremely short. Only 52 years old. As though he felt that he meted out quite a bit of time and tried to catch as much as possible. He has written several books about video games. International fame was his book “the Big player” where he talked about counting cards his team at the tables for blackjack.
He has 40 years of successful blackjack. His playing career began in the late 1970s. highland continued to play in black Jack team and is considered one of the greatest players of our days.
Professional blackjack player, who was one of the first 7 players who become members of the Hall of Fame of Blackjack. In 1980 he published the book “the Formula of black Jack”.
About this group of students at mit written countless books and filmed a lot of movies. In the early 1990s, they won a lot of money in Atlantic city casinos. The group used the principles of Edward O. Thorp, described in the 1962 book “Beat the dealer”. Subsequently, the MIT team divided into several groups.
Alias Of John Ferguson. Author of 15 books on gambling. He has been a professional blackjack 1960-ies and is considered one of the best players in the world.