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Gambling Expert James Grosjean

16 Jun 2009

James Grosjean is one of the honored members of the world's famous Blackjack Hall of Fame. He started gambling career during his study at the University of Chicago's Department of Economics. That was the time when Grosjean got interested in casino gambling and the mathematical research of the games. He was among the few professionals who used mathematics to develop legal methods of improving the player's advantage.

In 2006 James Grosjean was inducted to the Blackjack Hall of Fame not only as a professional player, computer analyst but also as the author of brilliant book Beyond Counting: Exploiting Casino Games from Blackjack to Video Poker (2000).

James Grosjean still plays blackjack and participates in big gaming events such as the Ultimate Blackjack Tour. He is now the youngest member of the Blackjack Hall of Fame.

Grosjean is known among the gambling fans as the player who won two jury verdicts against Imperial Palace, Caesars Palace and Griffin Investigations. According to unofficial information, as a result of victory over Imperial Palace James Grosjean received $599,999 and the second case led to the Griffin Investigations bankruptcy.

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