Cheating at card games
Taking into consideration the cheating methods applied at card games we can see that a whole field full of all probable techniques, devices and ingenious ways opens in front of players. Well, it makes sense. The casino games which involve decks of cards such as poker, blackjack and baccarat give the cheaters' imagination thousands different ideas of how to cheat, for instance, second dealing, card marking etc. Here we decided to reveal and explain the most common methods.
Cheating at Blackjack
One of the most famous gambling games assumes the greatest number of players wishing to hit a large sum by all means. Thus, there are many cheating methods applied and invented by dishonest gamblers for this purpose. Blackjack online also suffers from insincere gamers.
Spooking. This method implies the actions of player that peeks at a hole card over a shoulder of dealer. When this stage is done successfully a player secretly passes the info to his partner usually using the special signs.
Card marking. The players at blackjack table frequently use this method in order to recognize the cards of highest value in a deck and to be aware of other players' cards. Marking cards also simplify a process of card counting a lot. There is innumerable quantity of ways to mark the cards and the first inventions of those go far into the past, but here are the most common contemporary methods: juice marks, by luminous ink, video luminous cards and daub.
Collusion. This one is rather simple: the gamblers try to collaborate with casino dealer promising him a part of the winning or just giving him a bribe. The dealer in his turn should manipulate and manage the game in such a way that his partner at the table has an advantage.
Mucking. A simple removing certain card secretly from the table by a blackjack player and inserting the mentioned card in a further game in order to gain advantage is called hand mucking.
Cheating at Roulette
Laser. This is one of the most innovative and effective methods to cheat at roulette. The device is so small that it is easy for players to hide it in a cell-phone, attach to the sleeve or even shove it into the pack of cigarettes. The laser perfectly counts on what number the roulette ball will land.
Past posting. Sometimes players during the game manage to get back their chips or to add some more at the table depending on what action is more advantageous for them. Actually past posting is often applied together with some other method.
The method of Top hatting implies the same idea as the previous one - past posting.