Blackjack Tournaments


The Ultimate Blackjack Tournaments

The Ultimate Blackjack Tour is a televised series of tournaments that popularized Elimination Blackjack tournament rules. The Ultimate Blackjack tour was made up of popular blackjack stars as well as professional poker players. Some of the gambling stars that were part of the tour included poker stars Phil Laak, Johnny Chan and Robert Williamson III and blackjack stars King Einiger Monica Reeves and Anthony Curtis. Ken Einiger was the winner of season 1 and Phil Hellmuth was the winner of the All-Stars tournament in season 2.

Elimination Blackjack, the type of blackjack that was played on the show, is now played on the Internet and in live casinos around the world. In this type of blackjack tournament players can be eliminated in a number of ways. One way, as in other tournament varieties, is by running out of chips or not having enough chips to meet the minimum betting requirement. However, in Elimination Blackjack tournaments players are also eliminated at specific cutoff points throughout the tournament play. At each elimination cutoff, the player with the least chips is cut.

The Ultimate Blackjack Tour has also planned events around the United States, specifically in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. These events have been sponsored elimination tournaments. You can play elimination blackjack on the Web or look for a live tournament near you if you want to feel the thrill of the Ultimate Blackjack Tour.