Blackjack is one of the most famous casino games of all time, and it’s no coincidence that it is among those that probably more than any other best represent the game and the place where it is the prince, the casino!
Obviously, of stories and records on the game and casinos around the world, there are really hundreds.
In this article, we have decided to collect the five highest winnings in the history of Blackjack.
We’re going to tell you about some real achievements.
5. Blackjack Winning: £74,000
Seventy-four thousand pounds is how much a Scottish player managed to win at a local casino at Ace King Suite Blackjack in 2017. As you can easily infer from the name, the lucky player managed to win the incredible amount thanks to an ace and a king of the same suit. Obviously, these are not numbers that will make you rich for life, but they certainly allow you to take away several treats.
4. Blackjack Winnings: $100,000 and $500,000
Poker at the end of the nineties enjoyed, as it does today, great success worldwide, thanks to the various international television programs that showed important tournaments and games of global calibre. Precisely for this reason, the cable channel Game Show Network decided in 2004 to create and obviously broadcast the World Series of Blackjack, in which several celebrities of the show challenged each other at Blackjack. The final prize of the first season was won by Mike Aponte, who won the beauty of one hundred thousand dollars. The last episode of the program saw Alice Walker as the winner with a not bad prize of five hundred thousand dollars, after having already won the Three-Card Poker tournament aired on the same channel.
3. Blackjack Winner: $500,000
The Live! casino in the state of Maryland, USA, decided to organize at the end of 2017 a Blackjack tournament in which 300 players would compete to qualify for the 2018 championship. The final saw 24 players arrive, the winner of which managed to pocket the total prize pool of $500,000.
2. Blackjack Winner: $1,000,000
The program launched by the GSN channel of which we have spoken a little earlier was a great success, and it is no coincidence that CBS decided to bet on this theme and launched its own series dedicated to blackjack tournaments: Ultimate Blackjack Tour, between 2006 and 2007, in which players with the lowest hands were gradually eliminated. The total prize money to be won amounted to the beauty of one million dollars!
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1. Blackjack win $100,000,000
This is definitely the biggest Blackjack win ever. This incredible figure is the estimated amount that the team of MIT undergraduates managed to win between the 1970s and 1980s, a period in which they became world-famous for their studies applied to Blackjack that allowed them to obtain such figures.