Friday, April 27, 2018

The Origins of Casino Cheating...Dates Back 600 Years!...To Norway of all places!

World's first crooked die?
Well, I, for one, was always interested in the answer to the questions: Who was the first casino cheat and in which casino did the first actual cheat move take place?

We might never know the answer to who was the first casino cheat, but we just go an idea as to which casino that original cheat cheated in.

Apparently it happened in Norway on a craps table...

Well, sort of. Of course there were no craps tables 600 years ago, and there was probably no craps either.

But there were crooked dice.

That said, I'm gonna send you to this article on the discovery of perhaps the world's oldest crooked die...fascinating stuff!

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Is Simply Armed-Robbing Casinos Easier Than Cheating Them?

"Because that's where the money is."
Starting to seem that way, ain't it!

 It seems that hardly a day goes by that we don't hear of an armed robbery of some casino somewhere or some way-out-of-the-way card room.

It seems just the same that in Las Vegas there's an armed casino robbery every week.

What the hell's happening?

What's happened to good ol' casino cheating?

Okay, I'm just being facetious, but I'd really like to know why US gambling casinos have become the US banks of the '30s...albeit, judging from the surveillance photos of these casino bandits, they ain't exactly Bonnie and Clyde!

Notice that I said "US" casinos. That's because this type of dangerous casino assault doesn't occur anywhere else...or at least hardly.

So if anyone can explain why this is happening in our US casinos, please do...but don't give me that famous Willie Sutton chirp, "Because that's where the money is..."