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National Geographic - The World's Greatest Gambling Scams
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The World's Greatest Gambling Scams" details the best scams ever pulled off in the adrenaline-fuelled gambling world. They range from those relying on basic sleight-of-hand manoeuvres to those that utilise gadgets based on the very latest high-tech wizardry.

Scams examined include:

  • The famous Ritz Roulette Scam that used mini-computers and cell phones to determine on what number the roulette ball would drop.
  • Big-action baccarat games in which the dealers merely pretended to shuffle the cards.
  • A dye solution for marking casino cards that can only be seen with special contact lenses and disappears without trace an hour after its application.
  • A tiny weightless receiver embedded into a roulette ball and controlled by a radio transmitter hidden in a pack of Marlboro cigarettes.
  • And More...

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Comments (2)

Including the blackjack tables were also be scam that it may categorized of the gambling world.
Jessie Carter , October 21, 2012
How do they pretend shuffling the cards infront of the players? It's illegal to cheat on casinos and if the management see this act, they'll get kicked out immediately. I prefer spending time teaching poker for beginners than getting caught cheating on a good game.
Thomas Strome , September 18, 2012

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