Using trick is a way many players make money from the house. Thanks to technology, these tricks are becoming more and more sophisticated and difficult to detect.
Research firm Spectrum Gaming Group, in 2011, the casino industry brought the US to 62.8 billion dollars. However, casino owners are always faced with increasingly sophisticated scams of the players.
Casinos all have cameras at the table to catch suspicious behavior in time, but many gamblers still find a way to cheat. Expert George Joseph at Worldwide Casino Consulting estimates that each year the casino industry loses about $ 10 million due to fraud.
These tricks are very diverse and varied, from the use of traditional hand-trick tricks to the methods with the support of high-tech equipment.
Swapping cards cheat
This trick needs the cooperation of a scrambler. During the dealing process, this staff will secretly keep a number of cards in a fixed position, helping colluding players know in advance which cards will be dealt with.
This tactic is popularly used by a gambling fraud line called “Tran Organization”. The organization bribed dealers and regulators at casinos, enticing them to cheat at frauds when signaled by him and his accomplices. According to FBI records, the Tran Organization has tricked 27 casinos in 7 different states in the US and in Canada for more than $ 7 million. This incident shocked the casinos throughout the United States. More than 40 people of the line were arrested, the most punishable was 20 years in prison and paid a fine of $ 250,000, compensation for the victims of the hoax.
Place the cards on the roulette wheel
This is one of the old tricks at casinos but is still causing chaos. This trick is relatively simple. The fraudster quickly places his / her (Chips – shaped like a coin but thicker bet) into the winning number box after the ball lands on it. Usually there will be two players colluding to carry out this fraud. The first person distracts the shuffler while the second person places the cards in the winning box. If the second person is captured, his card will be removed from the table, but the first card will remain.
Using the secret camera in the card game
Scratch is a style of playing with a deck of cards with two or more people, without limitation of the number of people, but ensuring each person has three cards. The goal of this game is to get a set with the nearest total score of 9. The player cheats in this game by placing a small camera in his sleeve. The camera records information about which cards will be drawn and forwarded to an accomplice outside. This guy is responsible for informing players that information through a headset. This trick is often used in scratch cards but can also be used for blackjack
Turning cards over sleeves
The trick to exchanging cards through the hand is a well-known fraud in the gambling industry. However, this tactic has moved into a new stage of development by using high-tech equipment. The player uses this device to hide cards in their sleeves and remove them and then swap with the cards on the table. Every year, American casinos lose millions of dollars because of this hoax.