Ai Weiwei’s Arrest Angers Blackjack Players


Chinese artist and human rights activist Ai Weiwei, who was arrested by the Chinese police at the start of April and has been missing since, is also a blackjack master who has befriended many US blackjack players, BlackjackChamp.com reports. Ai Weiwei lived in New York between 1981 and 1993, during which time he frequently played blackjack and enjoyed many casino comps in Atlantic City. His arrest has angered blackjack players and casino insiders, and according to BlackjackChamp.com plans are being made to host blackjack and poker tournaments to lobby the US government to impose trade restrictions against China and bring about Ai Weiweis release.

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