MrV
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July 16th, 2017 at 8:27:21 AM permalink
see: Sands and shills

What are his thoughts about this, and does he know how pervasive it is in the strip casinos?

Seems an astounding display of both chutzpah and criminal intent on behalf of the casinos, but hey, it's Nevada, baby!
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July 16th, 2017 at 8:56:50 AM permalink
Is " housekeepers" a euphemism for hookers
these days?
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July 16th, 2017 at 11:24:55 AM permalink
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I have always wondered how casino's get away with freely sharing info among themselves and databases? I mean, I work in retail and handle customers sensitive info. We are taught to keep it secure. If the FTC were to see a copy of a drivers license sitting out in the open, it could be a $16,000 fine. Yet casino's blatantly share your info.

About a year ago, I was playing $10 blackjack and a security guard came up to me and said management doesn't really want me playing there anymore. I was caught off guard as I wasn't expecting it. I simply left and thought that was the end of it. I then found myself being backed off almost everywhere I went. I was even asked to leave a poker room playing low stakes limit poker. I basically can't play rated anywhere now.

How is it legal for casinos to do this? Yes they have the right to ask you not to play at their establishment but how can they possibly get away with slandering my name to every other casino around and hindering my right to play at any other establishment?


Only the casino business does this too.
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July 16th, 2017 at 12:28:32 PM permalink
Quote: MrV

see: Sands and shills

What are his thoughts about this, and does he know how pervasive it is in the strip casinos?

Seems an astounding display of both chutzpah and criminal intent on behalf of the casinos, but hey, it's Nevada, baby!



Wow. I totally missed this report last year. I think this would be a great topic if Bob is willing to discuss it in more detail.
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July 16th, 2017 at 1:00:29 PM permalink
Quote: Ibeatyouraces

Only the casino business does this too.


Credit/financial industry does it.
onenickelmiracle
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July 16th, 2017 at 2:55:40 PM permalink
It's an interesting idea. WOF isn't identical to any gambling device, or perceived to be a gambling device used elsewhere. However, it you invented a wheel that was identical to the wheel of fortune wheel, would the slot become illegal? I do kinda wish games like WOF did have an option to only trigger a fair wheel that would land less often but have the same return.
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July 16th, 2017 at 9:26:02 PM permalink
Quote: beachbumbabs



Wow. I totally missed this report last year. I think this would be a great topic if Bob is willing to discuss it in more detail.




I agree. He will definitely be asked off line if he has anything to say on it. If he says 'yes,' you can bet it will make the show. If he says 'no,' then we won't talk about it.
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July 16th, 2017 at 9:41:05 PM permalink
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It's an interesting idea. WOF isn't identical to any gambling device, or perceived to be a gambling device used elsewhere. However, it you invented a wheel that was identical to the wheel of fortune wheel, would the slot become illegal? I do kinda wish games like WOF did have an option to only trigger a fair wheel that would land less often but have the same return.



To copy the wheel would require WOF licensing their patent. Licensing a patent that would put them out of business doesn't sound too likely to me. A very similar wheel is used on Wheel Poker --- and that wheel had to be licensed from whoever created the WOF wheel.

There are games with fair random bits to them. Hot Roll is a video poker game where your multiplier is determined by representations of fair dice --- where you get 2 or 12 1/36 of the time each, 3 or 11 2/36 of the time each, etc. It's not a wheel, but it is fair. Players do not seem to be flocking to play it.
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July 16th, 2017 at 9:43:35 PM permalink
Sands and Shills... As I have said over and over... Lie, Cheat and Steal is what the game is all about. Get used to it!
Last edited by: monet0412 on Jul 16, 2017
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July 17th, 2017 at 6:10:35 AM permalink
Quote: BobDancer

To copy the wheel would require WOF licensing their patent. Licensing a patent that would put them out of business doesn't sound too likely to me. A very similar wheel is used on Wheel Poker --- and that wheel had to be licensed from whoever created the WOF wheel.



I believe it was Anchor Gaming and Randy Adams that first patented Wheel of Gold. I believe IGT licensed it from Anchor before eventually buying Anchor. I believe their original wheel patents are now public domain.

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