One of the founders of the concept of blackjack teams and one of the most highly respected blackjack players in the history of the game.
A mathematician and theoretical pioneer and author of the classic book The Theory of Blackjack.
A former professional player and author and editor of Blackjack Forum quarterly. He revolutionized the ways professional card counters attacked the game.
Edward O. Thorp
Author of the 1960s classic Beat the Dealer, which changed the way we think about blackjack. He is considered by many as the Father of Card Counting.
A professional player and author who popularized the concept of team play. Author of several books on blackjack including Million Dollar Blackjack.
Blackjack author and analyst who popularized the strategy known as “Wonging”. Author of several books and newsletters, aimed at serious and professional players.
Manager of one of the longest-running blackjack teams who have taken millions out of the casinos.
Expert and author, known for media reporting about gambling events and exposing weaknesses in the casinos’ comp systems.
Inventor who manufactured the first legal hidden computerized devices to aid advantage play.
Computer analyst and professional player and author of the classic Beyond Counting.
Former manager of the MIT Blackjack Team, which has won millions from casinos around the world.
Roger Baldwin, Wilbert Cantey, Herbert Maisel & James McDermott
“The Four Horsemen of Aberdeen”
Richard W. Munchkin
A professional blackjack player and backgammon expert, author, film director and producer. Co-host of the Gambling With an Edge podcast.
A former professional advantage player who played on Ken Uston’s early blackjack teams. Today, he concentrates on song writing and his music career.
Professional gambler from Australia and a former blackjack professional player.
Expert, professional player and author of two classic books for high stakes card counters.
A Las Vegas lawyer specializing in lawsuits by players against casinos and an advocate for advantage player rights.
Researcher, columnist and long-time blackjack player. Author of the book Blackjack Attack, a favorite among professional blackjack players.
Cofounder of CORE, a California corporation that “banked” the Native American blackjack games in the state. Innovator of a style of play called the “Hammer”.
Professional blackjack and tournament player and one of the most successful publishers of professional gambling books in history.
A big player in Al Francesco’s blackjack team in the mid-’70s. Responsible for the Hall of Fame’s success in forming its own 501-C3 Charitable Foundation. Recipient of the first “Ed Thorp Lifetime Achievement Award.”