Craps Secrets Revealed
Today’s casino cheating at craps isn’t like the old days when dealers used
loaded dice and magnets. Today’s casino cheating is virtually undetectable even
by trained observers.
If you watch the stickman (that’s the craps dealer that uses a long stick to
retrieve the dice after their thrown) he will use the end of his stick to turn the
dice so that certain numbers are facing up. For example, if the point is four, he
will set the dice so that four face up. Why? It changes the random probability of
the dice in favor of the house. Is that a simple act of pre-setting dice cheating?
Yes, because anything that changes probability gives the casino an extra
Can you counter that pre-setting of dice? Yes. When the dealer pushes the dice
to you, change the dice to a more favorable setting. We will show you later what
the best pre-sets are for playing the game.
How can you detect this cheating? By simple observation. Next time you’re at a
casino, watch the stickmen set the dice before pushing it to players. They all do
it. The casino never does anything that doesn’t give them an advantage.
Blackjack Secrets Revealed
If the dealer has a higher total than you, you lose.
There are two basic methods that modern casinos use to cheat blackjack
- CARD SHUFFLING: the number one “cheating” tactic employed by all
modern casinos is card shuffling. To frustrate card counting, dealers
shuffle the decks at random times or anytime they think someone might be
- MULTIPLE DECKS: Most casinos use a “shoe” that contains anywhere
from four to eight decks of cards. Which makes card counting virtually
impossible. Many casinos have returned to single decks but they all continue
to shuffle before the bottom of the deck is used.
- Casinos know that blackjack can be beaten using a good basic strategy
and card-counting. That’s why they have developed shuffling and multiple
- No matter how good a blackjack player you are, you will find it extremely
difficult to make even a small profit playing blackjack in modern casinos.
- Even if you’re not counting cards but the casino thinks you are, they can
legally ban you from playing in their casino.