The Story About Ken Uston

23 Jul 2009

Ken Uston Ken Uston is one of the most famous names in Blackjack, he was not only a very successful blackjack player but also a great author and the man who helped to popularize the team blackjack play. He is also known for inventing his own card counting techniques and used it successfully with his blackjack team in the 1970s. Ken Uston was among those ambitious and bold players who made very high bets of up $12,000 in a single hand and won millions in one game. But at the peak of his popularity most casinos banned him and since then he has had to use a disguise to visit the casinos and continue playing.

Ken Uston is also famous for filing a high-profile lawsuit against the casinos that banned him. As a result the court forbade casinos to ban players for counting cards. This was a historical decision as it changed the attitude to different gambling systems and caused changes in the blackjack rules. All casinos introduced multiple deck games to decrease the player's advantage.

Ken Uston is the author of numerous books on gambling, video games and computers. His most popular books covering the gambling concepts are:

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