Cheating Vegas

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Technology Documentary hosted by Roy Samualson, published by PBS in 2013 - English narration

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Cheating Vegas Las Vegas holds a mesmerising charm for gamblers and tourists alike -- a kitsch city built in the desert by gangsters as a centre for money-spinning casinos to legitimately fleece punters of cash. This three-part series examines the lengths people will go to, from counting cards and marking decks to computer hacking, to turn the odds in their favour.

[edit] Game Changers

Security must stay one step ahead of the “game changers,” cheats who are constantly creating new casino scams; Investigators track notorious cons with inventive devices; Gang members rob casinos, and forever change security in the cash cages.

[edit] Insiders

Casino employees and other “insiders” commit gaming crimes; security team uses thousands of cameras and high-tech devices to thwart cheaters; millions lost in a “false shuffle” scam; Arizona State basketball star conspires to fix college basketball games.

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Meet the most brazen cheaters in Vegas; two men create fantastically fake poker chips; a cheat and his cronies manipulate payouts by reprogramming slot machines; a thief on a motorcycle robs the Bellagio at gunpoint snatching $1.5 million in chips.

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  • Video: Codec: x264 CABAC Main@L3.0
  • Video: Bitrate: 2040 Kbps
  • Video: Aspect Ratio: 1.778 (16:9)
  • Video: Resolution: 832 x 468
  • Audio: Codec: AAC LC
  • Audio: Bitrate: 128 Kbps VBR 48KHz
  • Audio: Channels: stereo (2/0)
  • Audio: English
  • Run-Time: 48mins
  • Framerate: 25fps
  • Number of Parts: 3
  • Part Size: 699 MB
  • Container: Mp4
  • Source: PDTV
  • Encoded by: Harry65

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