Gambling may be a tricky hobby, but once you get the hang of it, you can walk away with millions. This is despite the fact that most people take gambling to be based on pure luck. To counter that theory, just for today, we will look at some of the richest gamblers in the world.
If you want to be a pro at gambling, then do take some time to look up Edward Thorp. He is the author of the book “Beat the Dealer”. Furthermore, he is referred to as the father of card counting. What earned him this title was his mastering of the game of blackjack. He invented card counting and used it in many land-based casinos. This allowed him to walk away with millions of dollars in gambling alone.
Doyle Brunson in a poker professional. He has made millions of dollars on the game of poker. In addition to all this, he is a two-time winner of the World Series of Poker Tournament. Moreover, he is a Poker Hall of Fame inductee. One does not just get to be an inductee, Brunson made more than 6 million in poker alone.
After reading beat the Dealer by Edward Thorp, this mathematician Bill Benter decided to play the game of 21. Within 7 years, he had managed to bring the house done and was banned from most casinos in Las Vegas. He then moved to Asia, where he invented a formula that produces the outcomes of horseracing. The rumour mill has it that he makes at least $100 million a term, with $5-$10 million a day.
Famous businessman and professional gambler Zeljko Ranogajec also known as “The Joker”. It is estimated that he makes a turnover of over 1 billion Australian Dollars. He is a master at blackjack and counting cards.
In conclusion, whoever told you that you couldn’t make it in gambling lied. Always remember to gamble responsibly though.