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.
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