High Rollers - High Risk?
Categories: documentary, offline casinos, video Posted on: 9 Aug 2020 107 0

High Rollers - High Risk?

Linton Besser explores Australia 's campaign to lure overseas gamblers, and the consequences of that policy. Building casinos may be a lucrative business. The industry here is estimated to be producing about five billion dollars a year. Most of that money comes from average Australians, but businesses that operate casinos...

Poker players who went to jail
Categories: live poker, online poker, video Posted on: 27 Jul 2020 146 0

Poker players who went to jail

The poker world is filled with personalities and individuals with varying moral values. In this poker video we look at prominent poker players who have gone to prison for mistakes they made in their poker career. Some of the players include, among others, Mike Matusow, Shawn Sheikhan, Stu Ungar, David...

MIT Blackjack Team - blackjack card counting
Categories: blackjack, offline casinos Posted on: 12 Jul 2020 228 0
Estimate reading time time: 6 min, 1085 words

MIT Blackjack Team - blackjack card counting

While there is no telling what MIT’s current crop of math geniuses are cooking up for the New England outpost of Encore, its opening does present a good time to revisit the groundbreaking blackjack team that upended casinos around the world and revolutionized the concept of advantage play.  While card...

The legends of online high stakes poker: Victor "Isildur1" Blom
Categories: online poker, video Posted on: 30 Jun 2020 219 0

The legends of online high stakes poker: Victor "Isildur1" Blom

Viktor Blom popularly known as "Isildur" is one of the biggest online high-stakes poker players of all time. He's known to play some of the most epic high-stakes poker hands against players like Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius and Tom Dwan. This is a poker documentary about Isildur1's incredible story and...

The Secret Underworld Of Vegas Gambling
Categories: cheating, offline casinos, video Posted on: 28 Jun 2020 165 0

The Secret Underworld Of Vegas Gambling

During this opening episode of Cheating Vegas, we hear about the classic tricks and schemes that vegas cheaters pull for millions to get away with. We learn to spot a cheater and follow the story of match-fixing basketball, and how it ruined the life of one young man.

Benny Binion - gambling legend and convicted criminal
Categories: gambling history, live poker, offline casinos Posted on: 25 Jun 2020 159 0
Estimate reading time time: 13 min, 2444 words

Benny Binion - gambling legend and convicted criminal

Lester Ben Binion (November 20, 1904 - December 25, 1989) was an American gambling legend, career criminal, and convicted assassin who set up illegal gambling operations in the Texas city of Dallas-Fort Worth. He would later move to Nevada, where gambling was legal, and in downtown Las Vegas open the...

Video poker bug: John Kane & Andre Nestor story
Categories: cheating, offline casinos Posted on: 16 Jun 2020 142 0
Estimate reading time time: 8 min, 1503 words

Video poker bug: John Kane & Andre Nestor story

In the summer of 2009, John Kane appeared in the Silverton Casino in Las Vegas. He sat down in a video poker game known as Game King, and six minutes later he won a jackpot worth $4,300. So what, huh? That is luck! Well, this is not quite so. He...