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Charles Wells, a man who broke the bank
Charles Wells, a man who broke the bank
Have you ever heard expression "break the bank"? Perhaps you have even heard of a man who managed to do it. If yes, then that person is probably Charles Wells. The story of his successful game at Monte Carlo casino is spread through almost the entire world, and even the song was written.
Joseph Jagger, the first world-famous roulette player
Joseph Jagger, the first world-famous roulette player
The first roulette player who went down in history because of his observation and skills was Joseph Jagger . He won a huge amount several times at roulette in the Monte Carlo casino. Moreover, he was smart enough to leave the game and live a prosperous life.
Murmur, the creator of art of replacing bets
Murmur, the creator of art of replacing bets
Replacing bets is a common technique of cheating in land-based casinos. There are many ways to do it by experienced cheaters . But few people know that many nuances of this system were developed a cheater called Murmur .
Dennis Sean McAndrew, the greatest cheater of slot machines
Dennis Sean McAndrew, the greatest cheater of slot machines
Name Dennis Sean McAndrew is well known to security services of all the world's major casinos. The reason is that he went down in history as one of the greatest hacker of slot machines. For more than twenty years he fleeced slot halls with success depriving them of large sums.
Fake shuffle in baccarat
Fake shuffle in baccarat
One of the most dangerous types of casino cheating is conspiring with the dealer and managers. In this case, a chance that the cheaters are caught is much less. Several decades ago there were uncovered activities of a large group that was cheating the casino while playing baccarat, bribing dealers for these purposes.
Peeping at dealer's second card in blackjack
Peeping at dealer's second card in blackjack
In some rules of blackjack, the dealer gives himself two cards, opens only one, and looks at the second only under certain circumstances. Some players use various tweaks trying to peep the second card of the dealer to figure out how to play with their cards on the hand.
Fake casino chips
Fake casino chips
Cheaters tried to fake casino chips many times at different periods of gambling history, but few managed to do it successfully. The reason was the strict record of the chips. However, some cheaters could still do it for a long time. Charles O'Reilly, who worked in Las Vegas casinos, is especially famous in this field.
Stealing chips from other players
Stealing chips from other players
This type of cheating in a casino is the most ancient and may seem the simplest of all known. However, such virtuosos as Joe and Henry Classon brothers ran even this con with their unique grace and skill. Sometimes they managed to steal tens of thousands of dollars during an evening.
Glass of chips
Glass of chips
The cheating known as a "glass for chips" is both simple and ingenious. Cheaters used a simple cylinder-shaped device of a stack of chips size to steal casino chips. Then they cashed them out through a fake employee.
Ten-Oh-Five cheating
Ten-Oh-Five cheating
Casino cheaters have lots of bet substitution tricks in their pockets. One of these cheatings was successfully practiced by the Klasson team and went down in history as Ten-Oh-Five. The name is not accidental – it was the amount of bet they used.
Roselli Brothers: How Not to Pay Off Casino Debts
Roselli Brothers: How Not to Pay Off Casino Debts
Cheating in the casino takes different forms. Cheaters don't always need to mark cards, substitute bets, or steal chips. Roselli brothers made history as fraudsters who fooled casino credit departments for a long time. Using a cunning scheme, they took loans and never paid them off.
Journalist Fraudster
Journalist Fraudster
This article's character worked as a newspaper reporter and posted about all dog races in the country. Bookmakers used to find out the outcome from this edition as well. The guy decided he could take advantage of that. His cheeky scam brought him good earnings, but it was a short-lived opportunity.