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The Ultimate Blackjack Tour

10 Apr 2009

 

Today we are going to speak about one more blackjack tournament that was introduced as a result of the popularity of the blackjack in tournament format and the introduction of the World Series of Blackjack.

The Ultimate Blackjack Tour is the blackjack tournaments TV show the First Season of which started on September 16, 2006. The show is in fact a televised series of elimination blackjack tournaments the winners of which get the seats at the final event - Tournament of Champions. 

The participants of the show are chosen at the Internet qualifiers and also include the famous professional players as well as poker players. The Ultimate Blackjack Tour is among not many events that welcome poker players with the aim to attract poker fans to the new format of blackjack. 

The Season 1 of the Tour was hosted by Max Rubin and Mati Moralejo while Nikki Ziering and Shandi Finnessey served as the reporters. The Season 2 saw the same hosts except Nikki Ziering. 

Among the member of Team UBT are such poker stars and blackjack pros as Johnny Chan, Phil Laak, Robert Williamson III, Ken Einiger, Dave Stann, Anthony Curtis and Monica Reeves.

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