Million Dollar Blackjack Tournament at the
Blackjack players compete for one million
dollars in the Hilton's
first Million Dollar Blackjack Tournament. Nick Kallos (the owner
of Casino Gaming
School) provides commentary on the event.
The Hilton Casino/Hotel
hosts the first
Million Dollar Blackjack Tournament.
Security personnel guard
the top prize:
one million dollars in cash.
owner of Casino Gaming School in Las Vegas,
Nevada, tells us what to look for during
A large number of expert
and amateur-level Blackjack
players begin several days of elimination play.
Several groups play
simultaneously, with the winner of
each table advancing to the next level.
The best seven players
meet at the final table.
With only a limited number of hands to play, the bets
often exceed several thousand dollars per hand.
The final hand with three
players remaining. The dealer hits nineteen, eliminating two of the three
creating the tournament's first million dollar winner......
Edward Rhoades, a retired
account from New Jersey.
His friends call him "Lucky Eddie"!
Eddie poses with the
award and two Hilton showgirls.
The Hilton's tournament
dealers congratulate Eddie.