Some of the greatest players and innovators in Blackjack history have been invited to join the Blackjack Hall of Fame. It is a rare group of Blackjack legends whose home now sits at the Barona Casino in San Diego, California. They are larger than life characters who have inspired authors and movie makers alike to immortalise them in words and on film. They are truly the greatest of the great Online Blackjack Players and they are all members of the Blackjack Hall of fame!
Current Blackjack Hall of fame Members
In no particular order, these are the current members who have been invited to join the Blackjack Hall of Fame:
Edward O. Thorp – author of the Blackjack book “Beat the Dealer” Ken Uston – who popularised team play in Blackjack Arnold Snyder – the author and editor of the “Blackjack Forum” trade journal Stanford Wong – author and inventor of the “Wonging” Blackjack technique Al Francesco – One of the original proponents of “team play” and one of the world’s most famous Blackjack players. Peter Griffen – Mathematician and author of The Theory of Blackjack (highly recommended). Tommy Hyland – Manager of one of the longest running Blackjack teams. Max Rubin – Top gambling media reporter. Keith Taft – Inventor who built hidden computerised devices to aid Blackjack game play. Julian Braun – Pioneering Blackjack author who was one of the first to use computers to analyse Blackjack statistics. Lawrence Revere – Blackjack teacher and author of Playing Blackjack as a Business. James Grosjean – Author of Beyond Counting and a computer analyst. John Chang – Former MIT Blackjack team manager and the basis for the Mickey Rosa character in the movie 21. Roger Baldwin, Wilbert Cantey, Herbert Maisel and James McDermott who discovered and published the first accurate basic Online Blackjack Strategies using desk calculators.
Blackjack Hall of Fame facts
Blackjack players who are inducted into the Blackjack Hall of Fame are awarded a permanent lifetime comp at the Barona Casino (where the Blackjack Hall of Fame is housed) for full room, food, and beverage, in exchange for each member’s agreement never to play on Barona’s tables
The Blackjack Hall of fame was established in 2002
The primary voting for inductees into the Blackjack Hall of Fame is only done by professional Blackjack players
Only seven Blackjack players were originally inducted into the Blackjack Hall of fame, they were: Al Francesco, Peter Griffin, Tommy Hyland, Arnold Snyder, Edward O. Thorp, Ken Uston and Stanford Wong.