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From MIT’s blackjack team to the quantified self: Jeff Ma’s new startup TenXer

Jeff Ma '90 - entrepreneur and member of the MIT blackjack team which inspired the book 'Bringing Down the House' and the movie '21'

From MIT’s blackjack team to the quantified self: Jeff Ma’s new startup TenXer

From MIT’s blackjack team to the quantified self: Jeff Ma’s new startup TenXer

11 Blackjack Tips the Casinos Don't Want You to Know

Bill Kaplan, co-founder of the MIT blackjack team that took Vegas for millions, has a few tricks up his sleeve. You may not bring down the house, but here are 11 of his tips that will give amateur gamblers an extra edge.

History vs. Hollywood: How true is The Story of - 21 (2008) Starring Kevin Spacey, Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth based on Ben Mezrich's book "Bringing Down the House" which tells the true story of the real MIT Blackjack Team during the 1990s

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"Blackjack". Stories about the casino game everyone thinks they can beat. In one, a woman gambles away her inheritance and then sues the casino, saying they're to blame. In another, Christians join forces to take down casinos — by becoming professional card-counting blackjack players. Plus: MIT Blackjack Team member Andy Bloch teaches us to count cards.

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11 Blackjack Tips the Casinos Don't Want You to Know

Bill Kaplan, co-founder of the MIT blackjack team that took Vegas for millions, has a few tricks up his sleeve. You may not bring down the house, but here are 11 of his tips that will give amateur gamblers an extra edge.