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Big Brother Facial Recognition Surveillance

Big Brother Facial Recognition Surveillance

When Big Brother was watched by Surveillance. In  April 1999 David Wai Sang Fung, who is known as Big Brother and the leader of the organised Asian baccarat cheat team, which is the scourge of many casinos World- wide, had brought his team to Budapest. On entering the city they walked into one of the neighbouring casinos, which had a Baccarat (Punto Banco) table. This table didn´t usually get much... »

Casino Security! Well Any Security Tameshigiri The Way Forward in The Past

Casino Security! Well Any Security Tameshigiri The Way Forward in The Past

The Way Forward in The Past I have just read an article on the use of Google glass (Google Lens) and how they help people cheat at poker, or perhaps to be a little kinder, enhance their chances of winning. How does it actually enhance the chance of winning I hear you ask? Well imagine that you have just started playing poker and that you have on your Google Lenses on, you beam your live video feed... »

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A Scam So Simple ! How Easily We Become Distracted

A Scam So Simple Continuing with great tales of the unsavoury characters that frequent the gaming establishment from John Connolly Simple tricks that somehow have us all confused. In the last year of the old millennium a large group of Armenians swept across Europe’s casinos with the simplest of tricks which made them hundreds of thousands. In countries from the far East of Europe to the tip of Sp... »

Tactics of The Organised Italian Cheat Team

Tactics of The Organised Italian Cheat Team

Italian Cheat Team Thanks again to John Connolly to allow us at C4D to share his enthralling stories about the tactics and underhand methods of the more unscrupulous people who frequent the Casinos Tactics of the Organised Italian cheat team, by John Connolly It’s almost sixteen years ago to the day, that I assisted in the opening of possibly the most well known casino in what is today called Cent... »

Perk Up a Party with Roulette Tables

Perk Up a Party with Roulette Tables

Perk Up a Party with Roulette Tables   What is Roulette?  Of all casino games, Roulette is always the centerpiece of every person’s envy. Not one will be able to resist the excitement of playing this age-old and famous game in the world. Roulette traces its roots back in Europe but with three contrasting theories as to its real origin. The popular one points to Blaise Pascal, the French scientist,... »

What is a Casino Junket

What is a Casino Junket

What is a Casino Junket There seems to be a lot of mystery to the world of high class casino gambling, not a lifestyle that the majority of us ever get to sneak a peek into. Especially the casino junket operations which target groups of high net-worth clients. It is this specific category of casino patrons that represent the highest source of revenue for casinos. A report from Macau (the worldR... »

Is It Really Cheating ! Card Counting

Is It Really Cheating ! Card Counting

Card Counting I have to confess that I once tried the art of card counting a very long time ago. It must be at least over 20 years ago and it was in a Stakis Casino in Leeds and the GM at the time was one Dave Croft. We acquired a book (my father and I) on card counting and we read it over and over again then we got the cards out and began to practice and practice. It wasn’t a particularly d... »

City of cheats (like father like son).

City of cheats (like father like son).

Continuing with more stories of those whom take advantage with there unscrupulous skill sets, and thank you once again to John for allowing me to reproduce his work City of Cheats. by John Connolly City of cheats (like father like son). The city of Casale Monferrato in Northern Italy is infamous for housing the largest population of roulette pastposters or poussettisti as they are known (taken fro... »

The UK Needs themed Casinos

The UK Needs themed Casinos

The UK Needs Themed Casinos Comment by J.J. Woods Casino Gaming Consultant Casinos generally in Britain tend to be either “Stand Alone” or attached to a Hotel. Unlike other countries they are not attached to Golf Courses or Horse race racks and the concept of resort style casino just does not exist. This makes the market very different to other countries, as they very much use other leisure facili... »

The Significance of Screen Names Poker

The Significance of Screen Names Poker

The Significance of Screen Names When I’m playing online, I look for clues about my opponents based on their screen names. A player’s online-identity gives away more information than many realize. Screen names are good for short-term tells, and worth paying attention to when you’re at a new table. Safe Screen Names Author, Helene Silverstein has strong opinions on the matter. In “The Everything On... »

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