Max Rubin is a unique blackjack comedian who bills himself as
"The Undisputed Overweight Comp Champion of the World."
meals, shows, rooms, first class flights. All these and more are
given away by American casinos in return for their customers'
gambling business. In Comp City: A Guide to Free Casino
Vacations, Max Rubin explains how to get your fair share of the
free stuff. He covers such topics as how to appear to be a bigger
wagerer than you actually are, whom and how much to tip, which hours
to play to get the best comps, and more. In hilarious style,
Comp City contains good practical advice on how to receive
valuable goods and services at the expense of the casinos.
Expert Blackjack Analysis
Beneath Rubin's comic
exterior lies an experienced and quite astute analyst of the game of
blackjack. He has appeared as an expert commentator on a number of
television shows, including the Discovery Channel's "Casino
Diaries," GSN's "World Series of Blackjack," and CBS's "Ultimate
Max has also written articles for many magazines. One of his
favorite themes is that casinos should welcome card counters and
treat them with courtesy. In the long run, the casinos would gain
more from the bad card counters than they would lose to the good
ones. By barring card counters, the casinos are in effect ejecting
their own profits.