• Richard Marcus – The Master of Cheating the Casinos

    Richard Marcus is considered to e one of the greatest casino cheats in history. What's more interesting is that no one had any idea how he was able to cheat the casinos over so many years without being caught. Only after he was finally caught, tried and imprisoned, did he reveal all. He wrote a book in which he laid out all his previous exploits along with the techniques used. It turns out they were nothing special, mainly being sleight of hand tricks and using other players as a distraction.

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  • Ida Summers – One of The Greatest Casino Cheaters in History

    Ida Summer is still regarded as one of the most successful casino cheats in the history of Las Vegas. Using a system called card mucking, she was able to pull some amazing moves, and all in front of the dealers faces. Then she put a team together, taught them her skills and took a small percentage from them. What's more, she got away with it. After almost two decades of cleaning out the casinos at the blackjack tables, she received a year's probation for her troubles. And promptly dissappeared.

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  • How to Play Blackjack – Why You Always Lose at The Casino

    Many players start their blackjack playing evening full of hope and confidence. But as the night proceeds, the stack of chips gets progressively smaller and smaller, until it's all gone. With their dreams of taking home some winnings dashed, they quietly sidle away from the casino, looking down at their shoes. Here's the thing. To play blackjack and win, you'll need some basic skills. Learning the odds of every hand by having an understanding of basic blackjack strategy is a good place to begin.

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  • The Casino Cheat – What You Should And Shouldn’t Do

    So you think you've spotted a casino cheat? What should you do? Should you approach the gambler yourself or find a member of the casino staff and report the player to them? These are essentially your two options. Approaching them directly could lead to a black eye. We suggest that you let the casino staff handle the situation. If there's any cheating going on, you can be sure that they have spotted it well before you did. Of course, the best advice is that you simply mind your own business.

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  • Top Casino Jobs and How to Get The Best One

    There are two jobs categories within the casino industry, service or management. The former covers everyone from dealers and croupiers to chambermaids and waitresses. Of the latter, there is the pit boss and all the managers above going up to the boss of all bosses, the casino property general manager. In the US, for service jobs, the pay is terrible, but there's a tipping culture that is designed to boost initial earnings. Management jobs are well rewarded and often include a year-end bonus.

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