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MIT Blackjack Teams

Find out the story of famous MIT Teams. Learn interesting facts about the highly gifted blackjack players and their way to success and fortune.

Successful Blackjack Players

If you want to find the inspiration to start gambling blackjack successfully, you should read the article on successful blackjack players that will boost your confidence!

Jennifer Tilly

Amazing woman, whose success in blackjack is the matter of envy for many men, is called Jennifer Tilly. Get to know her story.


Thomas Hyland and His Blackjack Team

Hyland Blackjack Team

Tommy Hyland is one the most interesting and significant persons from blackjack history. The reason of that is simple: Hyland was at the head of his own blackjack team for 25 years. Actually it appeared to be one of the most long lasting and most successful gambling 'campaigns'.


He was born in New Jersey in 1956. He tasted the excitement of betting in high school years, where sport betting was popular amongst upperclassmen. His He college years passed in Wittenberg, Ohio. At the same period of time, in 1978, he read the book of Lawrence Revere that exerted incredible influence upon him - Playing Blackjack as a Business.

Hyland as a Professional

Hyland and his friends became very interested in blackjack and decidedly state an aim to learn all necessary info on this issue and gain some experience for the further playing and turning it 'into business'.

There was one more book that influenced the blackjack beginner - The Big Player written by Ken Uston. That book disclosed all the peculiarities of the team play at casinos and gave many tips on this issue. With a lapse of time the theory turned into practice for Tommy: he formed a union with his friend - Leo - for playing. Now the plot thickens: there became four of them in Hyland's Team and the wages reached $ 100,000.

The Recruiter

However, soon two members left the team. Tommy put a bold face on it and taught several more friends to play the game instead. Thus, he had 15 people who were ready to learn, train and won big amounts beating a casino. Since that time he became a leader of the team with changing (arrived and left) members the number of which differed from time to time.

By that time the pro comprehended an incredibly difficult method of key-carding that implies the calculating and understanding where the aces are located in a deck. Thus, he had enough knowledge to teach others various methods, techniques, etc. His team was extremely successful earning millions of dollars throughout United States.

Nevertheless, Hyland's team had the end that didn't differ from the all other teams' end.

Today Tommy Hyland is remembered as a talented player and amazing leader who managed to beat the system for many years. He is also the one who referred to Blackjack Hall of Fame as well as Ken Uston and Al Francesco.


Mike Aponte

RokZoomMike Aponte is worldwide known blackjack player as well as one of the founders of the most successful blackjack teams - MIT Team. His brilliant mind and skills allowed him to win huge amounts of money with other team members.

John Chang

RokZoomGet to know about one of the greatest card counters. John Chang mastered his skills not by playing online blackjack but practicing in land online casinos with his team. This prominent player managed to win lots of money by means of his talent.

MIT Team Founders

RokZoomGreat story of MIT blackjack Team founders! The brilliant teachers made the gifted math students, and later members of MIT, famous and wealthy. The history of MIT team creation, its way to success and huge winnings!
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