It’s “heads I win, tails you lose” at the Golden Nugget. When the casino put an unshuffled deck into play, some customers caught on and increased their bets. The casino knew something was amiss, but kept the game going, trying to figure out who was “cheating.” They arrested three players and wouldn’t pay some of the winners. Now they’ve filed suit against 14 suckers.
For running a brace game, the Golden Nugget can Bite me.
“A man would act more rationally and correctly to burn his money than to bet it on faro.” — reformed gambler Jonathan Green, 1853
Disputed mini-baccarat game at Golden Nugget prompts lawsuit – pressofAtlanticCity.com: Atlantic City News.
The lottery does the same thing:
They’re still at it: http://www.rawstory.com/2016/10/this-woman-hit-a-42-9-million-jackpot-but-the-casino-refuses-to-pay/
The Borgata casino sued poker champ Phil Ivey. Now a court has ruled that Ivey must pay back $10,000,000. The Bitemaster thinks Ivey’s scheme was sneaky but not “cheating.”
MrMild picked up this item: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/12/20/famed-poker-pro-with-remarkable-9-6-million-scheme-has-to-pay-it-back-judge-rules/?utm_term=.5f2e2ea5a2c8
Mr Mild comments, “In short, you can’t beat the house, even when you beat the house.”