The DGE has ruled in favor of players in the lawsuit that is million-dollar an unshuffled baccarat deck during the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City. (Image: atlanticcitynj.com)
The Golden Nugget New Jersey can breathe a little easier this week, after the Atlantic City casino was exonerated for a game title of mini-baccarat that sparked a million-dollar lawsuit. The overall game has now been considered legal by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) following a two-year research.
And here’s the back story: In 2012, a small grouping of clients during the Golden Nugget New Jersey casino spotted a new deck of cards at one baccarat dining table that appeared to be unshuffled. The cards had been being dealt in specific order that repeated itself every 15 fingers, letting them know with very nearly complete certainty which cards were coming next. Upping their wagers to as much as $5,000, opportunistic gamblers were able to win 41 hands in a row and collectively bank $1.5 million.
The casino quickly put the kibosh on the fishy game and called State Police and the DGE, not before it had compensated out $500,000 associated with $1.5 million.
It appears that the cards had been supposed to arrive from the manufacturer, Kansas-based company Gemaco, in a pre-shuffled state, using a machine that uses complex algorithms to guarantee that no two decks would be the same. This particular deck, however, somehow slip 继续阅读“Golden Nugget New Jersey Unshuffled Baccarat OK, States DGE”