Crooked Gambling Lecture

Our crooked gambling lecture is a live, video-enhanced, demonstration of some of the most dangerous moves in card cheating. We also explain how these moves are used in card games and give you some advice on how to spot them. This lecture is educational as well as entertaining.

Listed are some of the topics covered in this lecture:

• The Art History of Cheating™ (This is the newest addition to the lecture. A slide show of fine art paintings that depict gambling cheats in action).
• The theory and business of card cheating (A detailed description of all the relevant and important points any card player should be aware of before getting involved in a game).
• Stacking, crooked shuffles and cuts (A live demonstration of some deadliest hand techniques employed by card sharks. We will show you some methods of stacking a deck to ensure a winning hand; how do cheats overcome the cut which would spoil their set up).
Crooked deals (The cards always appear to be dealt from the top of the deck. But are they? We demonstrate all these deals for you and tells you how they are used in a real game).
Card switches (In this part of the lecture you will see how cards are switched amongst cheats during play. Also how a new deck, pre stacked to win, may be switched into play during a game).
• Manipulating bets (Casino cheats have developed numerous techniques to increase or decrease bets, after the outcome is already known).
• Marked cards and other gaffs (Many gaffs have been designed throughout history. Learn what they are and how they may be used in a game of cards).
Video Juice System (A one-of-a-kind live presentation of a high-tech underground cheating system that currently sells for $20,000 on the black market).
Crooked dice (A demonstration of dice manipulations with actual counterfeit crooked dice bearing a casino logo and security features).
• Set ups (What cheats do to ensure they get the right victims. How cheats communicate and how they organize their operations).
• How to protect yourself (A parting word for all of you who like the thrill of honest gambling. What to do to minimize the risks of being cheated).

The lecture is concluded by a question and answer session.

This may be the only chance you'll have to see this type of skill performed live.