Prior to this point, the count isn't high enough in face cards and 10's to . of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions, on which the movie 21 is based. By Trent Ogle Thu, Mar 27, ( p.m.) The film "21" reveals the true story of six MIT students who learn. But in the s a group of students proved the punter didn't have to be Kaplan had read a book about card counting and believed he could.
David Irvine of the MIT Blackjack team at Harvard. First published in the s, Thorp's book became the Bible for the MIT team. Despite what we see in the movie, the real MIT team played at casinos all over the world, including Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Foxwoods Connecticutriverboat casinos, the Bahamas, St. It was often necessary for the players on the team to conceal large amounts of money on their bodies to avoid scrutiny by airport security officials. However, after this point, the odds are in your favor. Navigation Hauptseite Themenportale Von A bis Z Zufälliger Artikel.