Category: offline casinos

The player secret of a Vegas whale
Categories: blackjack, documentary, offline casinos, video Posted on: 16 Apr 2020 394 0

The player secret of a Vegas whale

Trish Regan takes you inside a Las Vegas high roller's underground world that wins millions at the casinos - and shows how the gambling industry could be more beatable than you thought. Know how one gambler turned himself from a mediocre card player to the man who brought the house...

Luxor Las Vegas. Pyramid-shaped casino
Categories: offline casinos, video Posted on: 16 May 2020 383 0

Luxor Las Vegas. Pyramid-shaped casino

Luxor Las Vegas is a 30-story hotel and casino located in Paradise, Nevada, at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip. The hotel is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International and has a casino of 120,000 square feet (11,000 m2) with over 2,000 slot machines and 87 table games.  The...

Mafia impact on Las Vegas in early years
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos Posted on: 20 May 2020 496 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...

Video poker bug: John Kane & Andre Nestor story
Categories: cheating, offline casinos Posted on: 16 Jun 2020 1025 0
Estimate reading time time: 8 min, 1504 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'd...

Benny Binion - gambling legend and convicted criminal
Categories: gambling history, live poker, offline casinos Posted on: 25 Jun 2020 542 0
Estimate reading time time: 13 min, 2443 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...

The Secret Underworld Of Vegas Gambling
Categories: cheating, offline casinos, video Posted on: 28 Jun 2020 300 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.

MIT Blackjack Team - blackjack card counting
Categories: blackjack, offline casinos Posted on: 12 Jul 2020 800 0
Estimate reading time time: 5 min, 1036 words

MIT Blackjack Team - blackjack card counting

While card counting has been around for a very long time, it was only in 1979 that the very first group of students was created, after a professional blackjack player approached them. What made it possible was the fact that a new law was passed by the New Jersey Control...