Josh Axelrad is a former professional gambler and a writer. During a five-year career in advantage blackjack he was barred from over 100 casinos in 18 states and in four Canadian provinces. His memoir, “Repeat Until Rich: A Professional Card Counter’s Chronicle of the Blackjack Wars,” was published by Penguin Press. A frequent guest on The Moth Radio Hour, Josh has hosted Moth StorySLAMs and performed with The Moth nationwide, and was selected for the CD compilation “The Best of The Moth.” His writing has appeared in The Guardian Online, The Daily Beast, Smith Magazine, has been excerpted by The New York Times Online, and was included in the book “The Moment: Wild, Poignant, Life-Changing Stories from 125 Writers and Artists Famous & Obscure.” His B.A. is in philosophy.

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