The Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collectors Club, Inc. has announced that Eliot Jacobson, Ph.D. will be the keynote/banquet speaker for its 20th annual convention.
The event will take place June 20-23 at the South Point Spa, Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Jacobson will speak at the group’s banquet on Wednesday, June 20.
Jacobson received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Arizona in 1983. He has been a professor of both mathematics and computer science. After nearly 30 years, he retired from academia in 2009.
Jacobson spent nearly a decade as an advantage player, using legal means to gain a mathematical advantage in gambling. He then founded Jacobson Gaming, LLC in 2006. It is one of the world’s leading independent companies specializing in casino table game design, advantage play analysis, game development and mathematical certification, according to the club.
Jacobson also heads Certified Fair Gambling, a company that offers fairness auditing and certification for Internet casinos.
His book, Contemporary Casino Table Game Design, offers a comprehensive examination of the principles of table game design, development and selection. His book, The Blackjack Zone, explains the basic principles necessary to become a skilled blackjack player.
Jacobson also writes for trade magazines and online publications such as Casino Journal, Raving Solutions and Catwalk 2.0.
For complete details on the club’s show, visit its website at www.ccgtcc.com.