World Poker Tour Walk of Fame
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The World Poker Tour Walk of Fame is designed to honor those poker players who have played the game well at the highest levels as well as those who have promoted the spread of it through film, television, and literature. … Read More

Poker Hall of Fame
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The Poker Hall of Fame is a group of poker players who have played poker well against top competition for high stakes over a long period of time. Originally established by the Horseshoe Casino, membership is now awarded by Harrah’s … Read More

Computer poker players
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The game of poker (or at least most of the variants) is considered to be computationally intractable. However, methods are being developed to at least approximate perfect strategy from the combinatorial game theory perspective in the heads-up (two player) game, … Read More

MIT Blackjack Team
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The MIT Blackjack Team, as the name suggests, was a group of students and ex-students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who attempted to beat casinos at blackjack worldwide. The team and its successors operated from 1979 through the beginning … Read More

World Backgammon Champions
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* 1967—Tim Holland, United States * 1968—Tim Holland, United States * 1969— no championships held * 1970— no championships held * 1971—Tim Holland, United States * 1972—Oswald Jacoby, United States * 1973—Carol Crawford, United States (first female champion) * 1974—Claude … Read More