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Stanley Robert Sludikoff, American publisher, writer. Achievements include invention of Straight Out gambling game. Recipient commendation from mayor Los Angeles for work on model cities funding, 1968.


Sludikoff, Stanley Robert was born on July 17, 1935 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of Harry and Lillie (Elberger) Sludikoff.


Bachelor of Architecture, Pratt Institute, 1957;graduate student, University Southern California, 1960-1962.


Project planner Robert E. Alexander, F.A.I.A. & Associates, Los Angeles, 1965-1966, Daniel, Mann, Johnson & Mendenhall (City and Regional Planning Consultant), Los Angeles, 1967-1970. President, editor, public Gambling Times Inc., also Two Worlds Management, Inc., 1971—2003. Vice president Prima Quality Farms, Inc., Puerto Rico.

Chairman Creative Games, Inc., since 1992. President Las Vegas television Weekly, also Postal West, Las Vegas, 1975-1979. Founder Stanley Roberts School Winning Blackjack, 1976.

Instructor city and regional planning program University Southern California, 1960-1963. Founding member Manufacturers Direct, 1996. Served to lieutenant colonel United States Army, served to lieutenant colonel Aus., retired.


  • Achievements include invention of Straight Out gambling game.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (under pen name Stanley Roberts) Winning Blackjack, 1971, How to Win at Weekend Blackjack, 1973, Gambling Times Guide to Blackjack, 1983. Author: The Beginner's Guide to Winning Blackjack, 1983, Begin to Win at Blackjack, 1997, Begin to Win at Video Poker, 1997, Begin to Win at Craps, 1997. Also monthly column, since 1977.

      Creator & tournament director The World Casino Games. Editor/public Poker Player Newspaper, 1982-1988, since 2003. Inventor Daily Digit lottery game, Straight Out casino game.

      Founder www. Gamblingtimes. Com, www.

      Pokerplayernewspaper. Com. Patentee in field.


Member Destination 90 Forum, Citizens Planning Group, San Fernando Valley, California, 1966-1967, Rebuild Los Angeles land use committee, 1992-1994. President Sludikoff Gaming Tournaments, chairman, since 2007, cardroomjobs.com, Poker Player Cruises. Member American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, American Institute Certified Planners, International Casino Association (secretary 1980-1985), Reserve Officers Association (life), Mensa (life).


  • Other Interests



Married Ann Paula Blumberg, June 30, 1972. Children: Lisa Beth, Jaime Dawn, Bonnie Joy.

Harry Sludikoff

Lillie (Elberger) Sludikoff

Ann Paula Blumberg

Lisa Beth Sludikoff

Jaime Dawn Sludikoff

Bonnie Joy Sludikoff