The Art of Scoring Comps at Casinos

The Art of Scoring Comps at Casinos

Mar 19, 2014

Comps are a huge part of casino culture. Nothing beats the feeling of getting a free drink from the establishment just when you’re coming off from a nasty losing streak. But kidding aside, giving out comps is the casino’s way of ensuring that you, the player, keeps on playing…and that’s why they’re prepared to give out a lot to loyal...

Fighting Fire with Fire: How Cheaters Cheat…and How Casinos Stay One Step Ahead of Them

Fighting Fire with Fire: How Cheaters Cheat…and How Casinos Stay One Step Ahead of Them

Mar 12, 2014

In the 2008 movie 21, an MIT student tries to pay his way through medical school by joining a card counting syndicate. The group is divided into two- “spotters” or those who track and count the cards, and the “players” who manage the bets- that try to work in collusion at various blackjack tables in and around Las Vegas. To the casual...