Interesting Facts of Frank Scoblete's Biography

Do you know who Frank Scoblete is? If you are a casino gambler or you are just interested in this sphere of gambling, this name will not be new to you: a great person, the author of more than 20 bestselling books on the topic of various casino games (blackjack, craps, baccarat, roulette, slots), a gambling expert and the developer of winning techniques, a publisher who writes article to many newspapers, gambling magazine and websites…

The list of Frank's achievements can be easily continued but his life is not less interesting indeed; he can be deservedly added to the list of baccarat gurus though his favorite casino games were always craps and blackjack.

Short Biography

Frank Scoblete is a gambling authority today but he did not play casino all his life: he had to try many different fields and professions before he understood his real calling - gambling!

The table given below will help you to deduce the life course of Mr. Scoblete:

Year What happened then


Mr. Frank Scoblete was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was the eldest child in the family and went to such schools as Our Lady of Angels and St. John's Prep.


Frank graduated from school and entered the college where he had got 3 Master's degrees: History, Literature and Philosophy and graduated in 1969.


Mr. Scoblete works at Island Magazine; he was the writer first, then he became the editor and, finally, the publisher. During this period Frank has the radio program (Frank Scoblete Live!) and taught English at Lawrence High School.


He starts his career of an actor when co-founded The Other Vic Theatre Company; Frank played there by himself and was also a producer and director of that theatre group.


1989 This year has become very important for Scoblete's future gambling career because he went to Atlantic City together with Alene Paone (his co-star) in order to make some researches for the future play of their theatre. It was the moment when Frank had understood that gambling was more attractive than acting.

He sells The Other Vic Theatre Company and decides to devote his life to gambling.

1986 - 1992 Frank spends much time in various casinos and examines different casino games there.

1991 His first book Beat the Craps Out of the Casinos was published by Paone Press.

1993 Frank gets married with Alene Paone, the owner of Paone Press publishing house.

1993-2003 Frank Scoblete continues writing books on casino topics where he examines and describes such casino games as blackjack, baccarat, craps, slots, roulette. He also wrote for television and produced audio- and video gambling guides.

2003 Washington Post called Scoblete to be an authority on casino games.

2004 - today Frank writes articles for many newspapers and websites, including Casino City Times. He gives lectures and organizes seminars on gambling. He is considered to be the real expert of craps and blackjack.

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