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    Default The former card counter who canít step into South African casinos

    The former card counter who canít step into South African casinos

    For five years, Robert* went to a casino every night to gamble with his employerís money.

    Along with his fellow card-counting coworkers, Robert would hit the blackjack tables and walk out with at least double the money he went in with.

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    Okay if I was a card counter and to throw the casinos off I'd take the comped room and food. You have still made your money
    I've been around for a long, long year

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    A bit of salt.

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    What a load of rubbish.
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    Complete and utter load of twaddle....
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    I must be retarded then

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    Having a hard time believing this is a real story.
    Last edited by whatwhat; 09-06-2018 at 01:06 PM. Reason: spelling

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    Quote Originally Posted by whatwhat View Post
    Having a heard time believing this is a real story.
    I don't even have a hard time believing it.. I would put this story into the downright bollocks category
    Quote Originally Posted by MidnightWizard View Post
    I must be retarded then

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    Quote Originally Posted by ToxicBunny View Post
    I don't even have a hard time believing it.. I would put this story into the downright bollocks category
    Talking as a former croupier, 100%
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kosmik View Post
    Talking as a former croupier, 100%
    How so?
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/21_(2008_film)

    Sounds like this dude watches too many movies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Knyro View Post
    How so?
    Modern casino's use 5 deck autoshufflers with Blackjack and that was when I last dealt a game over 15 years ago. Croupiers are not changed according to the play of a player. And I didn't hear of anyone being able to card count a 5 deck autoshuffler. The odds are naturally in the houses favour, no need for them to "stack" the deck.

    Prior to that, in the time of the "joints", he may have had a point but now we talking 80's to mid 90's. Those were illegal shops but he makes a point in fingering a legal casino so yes, I call rubbish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kosmik View Post
    And I didn't hear of anyone being able to card count a 5 deck autoshuffler
    There are some autists on reddit that will laugh at this claim.

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    so.. Basically the movie "21"

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    Quote Originally Posted by whatwhat View Post
    There are some autists on reddit that will laugh at this claim.
    Good luck to them. Autoshufflers work on a random seed generator. The only time a syndicate was semi successful overseas was when they obtained the seed key of a specific manufacturer for a specific model line and run. That also caused a change in seed generation technology.

    It's not a straight deck or 5 deck shoe. Good luck to them if they believe otherwise.

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