Eliot Jacobson received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Arizona in 1983. For 25 years, Eliot was a Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science. Eliot retired from his position at UCSB in 2009.
After a decade as a player beating the house, Eliot founded his company Jacobson Gaming in 2006. His company specialized in casino table game mathematics, slot machine design, advantage play analysis and auditing online casinos.
Eliot has written three books on gambling. His most recent book, "Advanced Advantage Play" (available on Amazon) is an industry best-seller on the topic of legally beating casino table games and marketing promotions.
Eliot has consulted with casinos internationally, been an expert witness in high-profile cases and has been a sought-after keynote speaker, trainer, and seminar leader. Most recently, Eliot was informed that he will be given the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s World Game Protection Conference in Las Vegas in October.
Eliot closed his business and fully retired in 2017. He now spends his days active as a volunteer, husband, and grandfather.