• Wizard sites sold

    Wizardofodds.com and wizardofvegas.com were sold to Joshua Chan for $2,350,000. Shack will take some flack for selling to a major casino affiliate. But, sounds like a decent AP move to me. Congrats.

    http://calvinayre.com/2014/09/19/bus...-2-35-million/

    Comments 6 Comments
    1. Brock W's Avatar
      Brock W -
      I'm sorry to hear this. On the flip side I hope we see a lot more content from the wiz now that he doesn't have to run the business.
    1. Tarzan's Avatar
      Tarzan -
      Maybe now he won't have to panhandle? Hopefully he won't bank the proceeds in a Cypress bank either... Just for the flying f*ck of it perhaps he should also stay away from Argentinian or Kenyan Banks...
    1. 21forme's Avatar
      21forme -
      Tarzan - did you meet with him during your recent LV trip? If so, I'd like to hear what happened. If you prefer, email me at my handle at gmail.
    1. Tarzan's Avatar
      Tarzan -
      Nope! He cancelled, was busy or whatever... he turned down meeting up with a guy with stacks of $100 bricks that had no problem paying him for his time if that was some sort of an issue. He was talking about his Cypress banking issues a few months later and was panhandling on his site over his financial woes within a few months after that. Hopefully he's squared away his financial woes but also this means he's no longer desperate and can more easily turn down meetings, work, offers and opportunities again, so I give up. It was very limited what I could use him for anyway. Bear in mind he's not a (professional) blackjack player, he's an actuary... There's a difference. He's clueless on what Gordon/DHME groupings even are.
    1. Adrianno's Avatar
      Adrianno -
      Quote Originally Posted by Norm View Post
      Wizardofodds.com and wizardofvegas.com were sold to Joshua Chan for $2,350,000. Shack will take some flack for selling to a major casino affiliate. But, sounds like a decent AP move to me. Congrats.

      http://calvinayre.com/2014/09/19/bus...-2-35-million/
      Hmmm... a decent AP ??? Yes! A lightbulb just lit up in my head. If I were Arnold Snyder, Ken Smith, or Viktor, etc... I would reactivate my old website, and sell it to Joshua Chan. Congrats to Mike Shackleton for making the best possible AP's move.
    1. MJGolf's Avatar
      MJGolf -
      Listened to Shack last night on GWAE podcast with Munch and Dancer. He gave a good explanation and history of what had happened to him lately and that he still will be involved with site in similar manner. They want his content; but they are going to work on the online gambling ads and pass throughs. We will see as time goes on but here is to hoping his site remains similar and helpful. As to the requests for website assistance costs, he is returning donations to anyone who asks and the rest is being donated to charity. So I would say that he is being pretty upfront and reasonable about entire deal.

About Blackjack: The Forum

BJTF is an advantage player site based on the principles of comity. That is, civil and considerate behavior for the mutual benefit of all involved. The goal of advantage play is the legal extraction of funds from gaming establishments by gaining a mathematic advantage and developing the skills required to use that advantage. To maximize our success, it is important to understand that we are all on the same side. Personal conflicts simply get in the way of our goals.