Bill Zender will be the keynote and banquet speaker for the Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collectors Club’s 18th annual convention June 26 at the South Point Spa, Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Zender is a former agent of the Nevada Gaming Control, casino operator and professional card counter. He currently works as a gaming consultant. He has been involved in gaming and hospitality since 1976.
In the past Zender has instructed courses on game protection, card counting, advantage play and gaming operations at colleges and institutions throughout the country.
As a member of JMJ Inc., Zender was an owner and operator of the Aladdin Hotel and Casino and has additional operational experience in card room casinos in California. He is considered an expert in Asian gaming, according to the club.
Besides his practical gaming experience, he holds a bachelor’s degree in hotel administration and a master’s degree in business.
Zender has written six non-fiction books on gaming including Pai Gow Without Tears, Card Counting for the Casino Executive, How to Detect Casino Cheating at Blackjack, Advantage Play for the Casino Executive, and Casino-ology: The Art of Managing Live Table Games.
He is the owner/consultant of Bill Zender and Associates.