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Blackjack History

Blackjack History – The Origins 

Blackjack HistoryBlackjack history began in 1440 when it was referred to by a French priest, the name of the game was Trente-un. (Thirty-one). By 1570 it was mentioned in the text of the famous French author Miguel de Cervantes who went on to write Don Quixote. The rules of “thirty-one” were not written for preserve but it was probably a game in which the score of the winning hand equated to 31.

Because the game was so simple there were many early variations of early card scoring games in France and Spain. The concept of a card game using a deck where the next card drawn would have a low probability of the player hitting a the target score and a high probability of not reaching it was exciting. Do you take another card and go past the target score or stick win with highest hand.

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Blackjack Card Counting Scam

A group of MIT maths students put their spare time to very good use developing a Blackjack Card Counting scam. They legally won millions of dollars using sophisticated prediction skills.

MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

MIT Blackjack Card Counting ScamThe imagination of young minded students is often surprising. MIT is well-known the world over for its high level of teaching for those reading technology subjects. During the 1990’s a group of students at MIT went somewhat off track, they focussed their energies on mathematical odds in the game of Blackjack.

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