Blackjack Hall of Fame

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Al Francesco
2002,
one of the founders of the concept of blackjack teams

Peter Griffin
2002,
mathematician, theoretical pioneer and author of The Theory of Blackjack.

Arnold Snyder
2002,
former professional player, author and editor of Blackjack Forum quarterly.

Edward O. Thorp
2002,
author of the 1960s classic Beat the Dealer.

Ken Uston
2002,
professional player and author who popularized the concept of team play.

Stanford Wong
2002,
author and popularizer of the strategy known as “Wonging”.

Tommy Hyland
2002,
manager of one of the longest-running blackjack teams.

Max Rubin
2004,
expert and author, known for media reporting about gambling events.

Keith Taft
2004,
inventor who manufactured hidden computerized devices to aid advantage play.

Julian Braun
2005,
pioneering author who used computers to analyze blackjack statistics.

Lawrence Revere
2005,
author of Playing Blackjack as a Business and blackjack teacher.

James Grosjean
2006,
computer analyst and professional player, author of the classic Beyond Counting.

John Chang
2007,
former manager of the MIT Blackjack Team.

Roger Baldwin, Wilbert Cantey, Herbert Maisel & James McDermott
2008,
“The Four Horsemen of Aberdeen”

Richard W. Munchkin
2009,
blackjack and backgammon expert, author, film director and producer.

Darryl Purpose
2010,
former professional advantage player and performing songwriter.

Zeljko Ranogajec
2011,
professional gambler from Australia, former blackjack professional player.

Ian Andersen
2012,
expert and author

Robert Nersesian
2014,
Las Vegas lawyer specializing in lawsuits by players against casinos.

Don Schlesinger
2015,
author, researcher, columnist and long-time blackjack player.

Bill Benter
2016,
blackjack team manager and horse-racing expert.

Don Johnson
2017,
beat the Atlantic City casinos for over $15 million.

Wally Simmons
2018,
blackjack and horse handicapping pro.