Meet the bustout dealer!
Mr. Pink is a real-life card mechanic. He has worked as a bustout
dealer in numerous illegal casinos, mostly in the US, and also actively works
as a card mechanic in numerous home games. If you ever played in a private poker
tournament with bankers and corporate executives, and the cards just weren't
treating you well, chances are, you already met Mr. Pink. He is also an independent
researcher and an internationally acclaimed authority on the subject of crooked
gambling and cheating with cards.
While the general public usually turns a blind eye to the controversial subject
of cheating, Mr. Pink has built his reputation on introducing the average folks
to the fascinating world of crooked gambling. He has appeared in numerous TV
shows, radio programs, independent films, as well as newspaper and magazine
articles in Europe and the US. For the past dozen years he has been reviving
the craft of gambling presentations, either as a lecture format or as an interactive
card game in which participants are literally being cheated during a card game.
Most recent gambling-related film, TV, and radio appearances:
- 2007 - "San Diego Union Tribune", (USA)
Mr. Pink was consulted for a feature article on casino cheating, Against all Odds, Cheaters
Persist, for the San Diego Union Tribune.
- 2003 - "Glass Bottles", independent short
A short film about a young man who could control dice with his mind; Mr. Pink
plays a prominent role of a gambling lord in charge of an underground craps
game; he also acted as consultant and co-wrote the part with the craps game.
- 2003 - "A Dating Story", The Discovery Channel
A reality TV program; a young man who is being interviewed by the host of
the show before his date encounters Mr. Pink at a local store; Mr. Pink pulls
a few quick scams to juice up the segment.
- 2003 - "Casino", BBC TV (UK)
A 13-part series about the casino industry in Las Vegas; Mr. Pink appears
in the episode about casino security and casino scams; he acted as consultant
for the entire episode and appeared in the show demonstrating cheating manipulations
with cards and dice.
- 2002 - "Worst Case Scenario", TBS Superstation
This popular TV series had a segment about cheating at poker; Mr. Pink was
secretly planted as a cheat in a real poker game that was recorded with 21
hidden cameras, he performed numerous poker scams and card cheating maneuvers
and took the game down; he also acted as consultant for the segment.
- 2001 - "The Girl with the Little Cakes",
independent dogma film (France)
An independent film set in Paris and New York; original French title "La
Fille Aux Petits Gâteaux"; Mr. Pink plays the role of a con
artist who swindles a young couple on their wedding day.
- 2001 - "The Senator Phil Show", radio talk
show, WJIM - 1040 AM (USA)
A popular daily radio talk show in Michigan, Senator Phil Arthurhultz interviews
high-profile national figures, and experts; Mr. Pink was interviewed on the
show by Sen. Arthurhultz in connection with card cheating and the casino industry.