Uston, Ken

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Ken Uston
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Uston, Ken Gender: M
born on 12 January 1935 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place New York NY, USA, 40n42, 74w00
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 21°12' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 26°59 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 22°38'


American gambler and executive in a stock broking firm who, by 1978, was not admitted to any casinos after winning $3.3 million with his black jack counting system. In 1977, along with Roger Rapaport, he wrote his biography, "The Big Player." In addition, Uston produced an instructional videotape in 3/1979 entitled, "Beat The Game," produced by Al Fast. He died of heart failure on September 19, 1987 in a Paris, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released March 1979 (Produced videotape)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1977 (Biography)
  • Death by Disease 19 September 1987 (In Paris, age 52)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

LMR quotes him, 3/1979; he called his mom to check the time


  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Stockbroker
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gambler (Black Jack)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (With Roger Rapaport)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease