With thousands of casinos operating all over the world, as well as online and mobile casinos, the gambling industry is at an all-time high and it’s showing no signs of slowing down any time soon. As the casino industry has progressed, so has the software and security used to operate the industry, which has made successful casino crime much more challenging. However, it should never be said that criminals and fraudsters are not inventive as some unanticipated threats and crimes have come to pass in recent years.
When one talks about old Las Vegas, images of mafia bosses and crime lords automatically spring to mind. The sort of crime bosses that wore stylish hats, expensive suits, and spoke in that very particular sort of “movie gangster” way. It’s an old fashioned image now, by all means, but it was not so long … Read more
It’s not just cyber crime riling up casinos around the world. All casinos must be on the lookout for a host of potential threats from multiple angles. The world has changed in so many ways, society has propelled itself to a new era where we are technologically advanced in every aspect, yet it is sometimes … Read more
Entertainment has always had a spotlight shine down upon it. We are creatures of habit that like to experience a change in routine from time to time and that is where entertainment has bridged the gap so seamlessly. We now live in a digital world where land-based entertainment has been replaced by online worlds where … Read more
Does Casino Gambling Raise Crime Rates? Canadians and New Zealanders have many things in common, starting with their colonial heritage. Casino fans in both nations also have access to legal land-based operations, but they are subject to different rules regarding online casino gaming. Canadians are allowed to play at any Internet casinos registered by Canadian … Read more
Everyone knows that casinos have some of the most advanced security systems in the world. You’d have to have a special kind of genius, or perhaps insanity, to beat these systems. Here are eight of the biggest and most impressive casino cheaters in history. Tommy Glenn Carmichael Tommy Glenn Carmichael gained millions of dollars over … Read more
Money laundering is the process of making illegally acquired (i.e. “dirty” money) appear legal (i.e. “clean”). It is not confined to casinos: there are multiple methods of money laundering. Casino money laundering is simply one of them. For example, if you have money you received from a bribe, you can get your cash illegally converted … Read more
Who isn’t fascinated by casino heists. So ingenious and yet so harebrained, individuals scheming to take vast sums of money from casinos, which are more secure even than banks. Even the smallest level of cheating can get you caught with the most high-tech security systems in the world. Actually attempting to get away with thousands or even millions of dollars – no-one but the most audacious would attempt such a thing. Below are some of the most daring casino heists in history – many failures, a few successes, a great deal of money and stories stranger and more exciting than fiction.