The DGE has ruled in favor of players in the lawsuit that is million-dollar an unshuffled baccarat deck during the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City. (Image: atlanticcitynj.com)
The Golden Nugget nj can breathe a little easier this week, following the Atlantic City casino had been exonerated for a casino game of mini-baccarat that sparked a lawsuit that is million-dollar. The overall game has now been deemed legal by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) following a two-year research.
And here’s the back story: In 2012, a group of clients at the Golden Nugget nj casino spotted a new deck of cards 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 almost complete certainty which 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, but not before it had paid out $500,000 of the $1.5 million.
It appears that the cards had been designed to show up from the maker, Kansas-based business Gemaco, in a pre-shuffled state, with a machine that uses complex algorithms to guarantee that no two decks are the same. This deck that is particular nevertheless, somehow slipped through the device.