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UK – Genting investigating sting in Glasgow casino

Genting Casino in Glasgow has launched an investigation into ‘potential fraud’after cheats took £200,000 playing Punto Banco over four months at the casino. The cheats are believed to have distracted the dealer and manipulated the shoe dealing the cards so they could view the cards prior to them being dealt. There is suspicion of collusion….

UK – Poker player to sue Les A over card sharps and masseuses ‘sting’

A Dubai-based financier is taking legal action against London’s prestigious Les Ambassadeurs casino in an attempt to recover £10m in gambling losses, claiming that the casino that the casino failed to prevent ‘collusion and cheating.’ Iraj Parvizi claims that the casino failed to protect him from an elaborate sting involving card sharps and masseuses whilst…

Australia – A$32m Crown conman won’t face criminal charges

Reports out of Australia claim there will be no police investigation into the sting at Crown Casino where a high-roller tapped into the venue’s security footage to aid his play and help himself to A$32m. He worked in conjunction with a VIP manager to carry out the con. Whilst the VIP manager has since been…

Australia – Hacked surveillance sees Crown taken for US$33m

Crown Casino, Australia’s biggest casino, has called in police after a betting scam saw a high-roller cheat at cards to take A$32m (US$33m) by accessing the venue’s surveillance system to count cards. The sting, which took place over just eight hands of cards, saw the foreigner staying at a $30,000 a night Versace villa on…