When the casino doesn’t win…
Everyone knows the story of David and Goliath; a small, young shepherd who killed a terrible giant with a stone that he flung from his sling. Well, many gamblers can relate to this story and they feel that they are David and the giant is the casino industry. Of course we’re not advocating that you go out and throw stones at casino windows but our point is that it seems the odds are not stacked in David’s favour. Casinos have a built-in house edge that gives them the advantage, after all they are businesses and they are in the industry to make money. This is why gamblers rub their hands in glee and appreciation when they read stories about ordinary people taking millions from casinos.
We have a look at some of the greatest gambling partnerships in casino history. Names like Keith Taft and Ken Uston will always surface, as will the legendary Al Francesco, but no list is complete without mentioning the MIT Blackjack Team. This smart and crafty group of students caused havoc at casinos around the world and they are down in the annals of history as one of the most successful teams to ever take on the casino industry – and win!
If you want to read about how they managed to crook the system for so long then visit our website where we discuss this great tale and share some insight into other interesting casino secrets.