Blackjack Legends: Stanford Wong

John Ferguson, who is better known by his pen name Stanford Wong, has become legendary throughout the blackjack world for writing some game-changing blackjack books. In addition to this, he’s also created computer programs and techniques that have furthered blackjack strategy to a great degree. This being said, Stanford Wong is definitely a man worth looking at a little closer. Continue reading “Blackjack Legends: Stanford Wong”

Blackjack Legends: Russ Hamilton

Russ Hamilton is definitely one of the more¬†interesting¬†figures in blackjack history because he’s both a successful blackjack and poker player. In fact, it was the latter that got Hamilton started playing cards in the first place, and a college professor once told the Detroit native that he’d profit more from poker than school. So Hamilton started playing in underground poker games around the Detroit area, and was very good at it. This prompted him to move to Las Vegas, where a new game caught his attention. Continue reading “Blackjack Legends: Russ Hamilton”