High-roller makes off with $33 million after hijacking casino cameras


Australia’s biggest casino fell victim to a USD$ 33 million scam after its own surveillance systems were used against it to supply a high-roller with information on how he should play. According to The Herald Sun, thieves were granted unauthorised access to the casino’s security systems “several weeks ago” by a staff member who has since been sacked.

It’s believed that the high roller — who was reportedly staying in an “opulent villa” reserved for VIP guests — was exposed over the course of eight hands of cards, played at a table in an exclusive area of the casino. The gambler, along with his family, found himself removed from his VIP accommodation in the middle of the night, saw his betting license revoked and was (unsurprisingly)…

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