The DGE has ruled in favor of players in the million-dollar lawsuit over an unshuffled baccarat deck at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City. (Image: atlanticcitynj.com)
The Golden Nugget nj can inhale a little easier this week, following the Atlantic City casino had been exonerated for a game of mini-baccarat that sparked a million-dollar lawsuit. The overall game has now been deemed legal by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) following an investigation that is two-year.
And here’s the back story: In 2012, a small grouping of clients at the Golden Nugget nj casino spotted a deck that is new of at one baccarat table that appeared to be unshuffled. The cards had been being dealt in specific order that repeated itself every 15 fingers, permitting them to know with very nearly certainty that is complete cards were coming next. Upping their bets to as much as $5,000, opportunistic gamblers been able to win 41 hands in a row and collectively bank $1.5 million.
The casino quickly place the kibosh on the fishy game and called State Police and the DGE, although not before it had compensated out $500,000 of this $1.5 million.
It seems that the cards were supposed to show up from the manufacturer, Kansas-based business Gemaco, in a pre-shuffled state, with a machine that uses complex algorithms to make sure that no two decks would be the same. This particular deck, nevertheless, somehow slipped through t Continue reading