The Early 'Studies'
Joe Classon without any doubt can be named as one of the greatest blackjack cheaters of all times. He was born in 1933 in New York. Along with his brother he began to learn gambling games at an early age. And his teacher was no less a person than his uncle - Stanley Classon, who was a really well-known cheater by that time. However, that learning was a bit hampered by the fact Joe was drafted to the war with Korea.
Thus, there were no more actual entertainments except playing blackjack and poker with the colleagues in short pauses between battles. Even at those games Classon went without any cheating and was just a regular honest player that plays for relaxation. Moreover, at those times he was the one, cheated by other players who trained their skills at different techniques.
A Team Member
Coming back home from Korea mission Classon had many thoughts as for his occupation and they were absolutely not connected with his brother's activity. The last was a rather famous cheater, who skillfully earned huge amounts at casinos. However, as we all know, life is not a picnic, and very soon Joe had no opportunities but teamed up with the experienced brother.
As a result, he studied all basics of cheating and completed al trainings gained a necessary knowledge and became a capable cheater. His first performance is referred to 1954. That was a time when he demonstrated the acquired knowledge of pastposting method at first time. Of cause, it turned to be successful.
It is probably a real happiness when your beloved shares your favorite occupation with you. The thing is that Joe Classon married a hotel and casino dancer - Ruthie, who quickly became a member of their team and helped them via her dancing skills to steal cheeps from the tables. However, they didn't live happily ever after. She met a moviemaker, who offered her an actress career and married him in Hollywood.
With a lapse of time Classon started his own campaign that had the same purposes though. Duke Swenson and Jerry Palmer met him at the beginning of their cheating career and formed a new team together. The last appeared to be the most successful pastposting team ever all over the world.