MY FAVORITE CHEATING DEVICES
by Vinny DeCarlo
Vincent DeCarlo is a retired veteran casino man with over 20 years of upper management experience. His expertise covers the pit, security, surveillance and he even served as a General Manager for two different casinos. Currently, Vinny travels the states as a freelance reporter and a personal consultant to many Indian casinos. According to Vinny DeCarlo, there are two types of casino employee people; those that know DeCarlo, and those that claim to know DeCarlo, so, never believe what you hear.
People often ask me, "Is there a lot of cheating going on in the casinos other than the way casinos cheat players with 6-5 snapper payoffs and the Big 6 wheel, etc?" After laughing for a minute, I usually reply with the following: "The casinos are no bigger cheaters than the so-called advantage players and, I don’t consider advantage players as cheaters. But you have to admire the casinos for being upfront and forthright because they flat out tell you that they’re screwing you with their "up to 97% pay back" when any fool with 5 or 10 fingers can figure out that this is a negative expectation game." Now don’t get your panties in a bunch as this is just my opinion and opinions are like a-holes; everybody has one.
Now let’s step back to yesteryear and look at some of my favorite cheating methods that got the money.
This is a tin container of ‘daub’ pinned on to the side of the player’s blue jeans. Daub is putty like substance that is a perfect...
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