The casino has been around since 1638, and ever since its inception, the casino gamblers and other players have tried to bring all sorts of theft and casino fraud attempts to win more form the casino. However, the casinos are smart enough to plot against these thefts and bring the culprits to light. They gained only success ever since the first security was integrated into the casinos. But, there were smart people in between these gamblers who took advantage of the casinos and won pretty good and lost. We will see some of the greatest casino cheaters in the world of casino history in the following post. Without creating any further ado, let us hit the post.
Tommy Glenn Carmichael
The first person to have taken advantage of the casino is none other than the famous slot cheater named, Tommy Glenn Carmichael. He was a culprit who had to spend most of his life in prison. He was known to start cheating in the casino and was caught red-handed in the year 1980. He used a metal rod to insert into the coin slot and at last get a huge payout. He used to do this trick in most of the traditional kinds of casinos. However, Tommy Glenn Carmichael found it difficult and frustrated when he found out that his trick was in vain to use when it comes to new technology-driven casinos and slot machines. This made him move to smaller casinos where he thought he could take advantage, but, in the year 1987, he was caught and was sent to prison. However, he was smart enough to buy a new slot machine and checked how the payouts work. He made a new invention called the monkey paw, or slider to grab the payouts.
The third and the final one on the list is she, thief. Surprised? Yes, women used to gamble, and yes, there used to be women cheaters as well. One of the controversial subjects was the story of Ida Summers and her way of cheating. She was perfect to and beautiful and is only one way how she cheated on the casino. Yes, cheating with beauty and brains. She is popularly known as the Vegas Vixen of the 1960s.
The second one on the list is called none other than the Richard Marcus, otherwise known for his extreme level of casino cheating in the casino history. He didn’t use any tool or any equipment to cheat in any casinos. People came to know about his cheating because he started writing a book where he penned down his cheating in various casinos. Richard Marcus named his way of cheating as Savannah. If one asks him how he did the cheating, he would fairly say ‘ skills and courage’. However, he also used to boost his theft by acting like a drunken gambler. He used the traditional way for cheating but with a twist.