Video poker bug: John Kane & Andre Nestor story
Categories: cheating, offline casinos Posted on: 16 Jun 2020 1027 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...

MIT Blackjack Team - blackjack card counting
Categories: blackjack, offline casinos Posted on: 12 Jul 2020 802 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...

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...

Mafia impact on Las Vegas in early years
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos Posted on: 20 May 2020 526 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...

Poker players who shockingly went broke
Categories: live poker, online poker, video Posted on: 17 Apr 2020 516 0

Poker players who shockingly went broke

In the poker world there are many instances where poker players go broke and bankrupt. These are the players that once had all the fame and glory in poker but lost all their money playing poker due to some poor choices. In this poker video we look at some poker...

Ultimatebeat - too much to lose
Categories: cheating, online poker, video Posted on: 30 Apr 2020 440 0

Ultimatebeat - too much to lose

A documentary about online cheating and fraud at ultimatebet and absolute poker - online poker sites. Founders developed software to see players cards, then stealed tens of millions of dollars in a scheme that was far reaching.

Legendary gamblers: Amarillo Slim
Categories: documentary, live poker, video Posted on: 9 May 2020 432 1

Legendary gamblers: Amarillo Slim

Anything To Win: Amarillo Slim - The Ultimate Gambler (2006 GSN documentary). Thomas Austin Preston Jr. (December 31, 1928 – April 29, 2012), known as Amarillo Slim, was a professional American gambler known for his poker skills and proposition bets. Preston won the 1972 Main Event of the World Series...