Have you watched the movie 21? Did you like this vivid film that depicts the well-known MIT blackjack team? Actually, if you haven`t watched the film, you have a chance to do it as soon as possible in order to increase your knowledge in blackjack gambling world.
Speaking about blackjack, card counting and blackjack strategies are the crucial things for getting better winning odds. If you are a quick-witted person, you have nice chances to become a good card counter. MIT team members were absolutely quick-witted persons who possessed unique skills to be able to count card at blackjack game and win huge amounts of money. But what does MIT team mean? MIT team was a group of students of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) that heavily used card counting methods and won huge jackpots and of course they took advantage of the blackjack dealers, who represented the gaming house. Could anybody think that those students would bring Vegas houses down? Probably, nobody could, especially at those times.
Card Counting Is Not Scam
You should know that card counting was not considered (and is not considered now) a kind of scam but some casinos removed MIT team players from blackjack game as they claim. Sometimes the MIT team members could make more than $400, 000 for a weekend. But it could not be unnoticed. Their faces were from time to time showed up in the gambling spot. Casinos lost thousands of dollars.
Each team member worked very hard. Everyone had to pass some kind of exam before becoming a real member of the MIT team. They rented different places in Boston and worked pretty hard. They used card counting Hi/Lo system. You know that you can`t use card counting for the online games as the cards are shuffled after every single round. The MIT card counting was very lucrative for them but eventually they were caught as many casinos had their profiles and, as a result, there wasn`t any possibility to continue playing. The MIT is a great example of devotion and desire to win.