The Secret Underworld Of Vegas Gambling
Categories: cheating, offline casinos, video Posted on: 28 Jun 2020 272 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 292 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 279 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...

Archie Karas. $40 million streak
Categories: blackjack, cheating, gambling history, live poker Posted on: 2 Jun 2020 328 1
Estimate reading time time: 7 min, 1386 words

Archie Karas. $40 million streak

There is one guy actually being thought of as having the greatest gaming run in history. He turned $50 to $40000000 during his run which lasted three years. He is the legendary Archie Karas of course. Archie Karas was born 1951 in Antipata, Kefalonia, Greece, to Anargyros Karabourniotis. Karas had lived...

Legendary gamblers: Nikos "Nick the Greek"  Dandolas
Categories: cheating, gambling history, live poker Posted on: 28 May 2020 337 1
Estimate reading time time: 8 min, 1484 words

Legendary gamblers: Nikos "Nick the Greek" Dandolas

"Nick the Greek" is a very famous nickname that has become quite common, but Nikos Dandolas, a famous Greek gambler and known high-roller, was the very first "Nick the Greek". Nick's story, like most true high-rollers, was filled with massive wins, untold wealth, and then basically awaits poverty. That just...

The Devilfish poker documentary
Categories: documentary, live poker, video Posted on: 24 May 2020 366 2

The Devilfish poker documentary

After a battle with bowel and colon cancer, one of Britain's most popular poker players who was instrumental in helping the game cross into mass culture has died. Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott, 61, was one of the top skilled gamblers ever since taking the pastime in the 1980s following two prison...

Mafia impact on Las Vegas in early years
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos Posted on: 20 May 2020 415 0
Estimate reading time time: 14 min, 2674 words

Mafia impact on Las Vegas in early years

In 1829, an 18 year-old Mexican scout for the Antonio Armijo Trading Caravan was tasked with finding a new trade route to Los Angeles from Santa Fe, New Mexico. He came onto an oasis in the desert in his search. Brigham Young ordered 30 missionaries to construct a fort in...