Gin Buck

Gin Buck Recipe

Many consider Stu Ungar to have been the greatest Texas hold ’em and gin rummy player of all time. It was widely reported that Unger had a tested IQ over 180 and a photographic memory. He was proficient at any card game
and was banned from playing Blackjack in any casino for his ability to count cards.


  • 2 ounces gin
  • 5 ounces ginger ale
  • Lemon wedge


  1. Combine the gin and ginger ale in an ice-filled highball or Collins glass.
  2. Squeeze the lemon wedge over the drink, drop it in, and serve.
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