Don Johnson, The Champagne King And The Beast Of Blackjack, Has Once…

After a few months of suspiciously restrained behavior, blackjack savant Don Johnson has returned. He was spotted in October in Atlantic City stuffing fistfuls of casino chips into his gullet. Just grinding them up between his world-class molars. No, I made that up. He was actually cashing in fistfuls of chips at the… » 11/14/11 1:10pm 11/14/11 1:10pm

The Tropicana Casino In Atlantic City Is Being Devoured By Sharks

The Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City was bankrupt in 2009 when billionaire corporate raider Carl Icahn sidled up with $200 million to buy the joint. After New Jersey approved Icahn's bid in 2010, the Tropicana embraced a new strategy: high stakes table games. (You can now bet $50,000 on a single blackjack… » 6/09/11 2:55pm 6/09/11 2:55pm

Meet The Blackjack Superhero Who Took Atlantic City For $15 Million

Two weeks ago, we learned about the gambling ace who saddled the Tropicana Casino and Resort with a record $5.8 million loss at the blackjack tables in April. There was much speculation about his identity. Now, there is an answer. The Press of Atlantic City scored an interview with the gambler, an Oregon State fan who… » 5/23/11 11:20am 5/23/11 11:20am

Mysterious Blackjack Savant Single-Handedly Busts Tropicana Casino

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement yesterday reported April revenue for casinos in Atlantic City. The numbers, down across the board, are disheartening for the second-biggest gambling market in the country. Heartening for the rest of the world, however, is that the Tropicana Casino and Resort got cleaned… » 5/11/11 12:15pm 5/11/11 12:15pm