On September 11 Tuesday, a baccarat dealer working at a casino in Maryland admitted to conspiring with players in exchange for getting a portion of their ill-gotten wins.
This month, Ming Zhang from Alexandria, Virginia, who worked as a baccarat dealer at the MGM National Harbor Hotel & Casino, intentionally lifted the deck to reveal a part of the unshuffled baccarat deck, with which a player at the table would then take a photo of the cards. Players would then use this information to their advantage, placing huge bets at the best possible times.
No one would ever suspect a man of senior age could find it in his heart to do this, but it's true that not all of our elderly folk want to lead a life of only good deeds when they reach their golden years. There are a few who, let's put it this way, wants to experience that unusual thrill which can only be done when you commit crime, and if things go their way, hopefully get away with it.
On December 1 (Thursday), a man from Billings, Montana, was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison for trying to steal over $100,000 by means of using fake checks and forged casino tickets.
Matthew Lee Dustin, age 34, was accused alongside his wife Meranda Sue Malson, age 35, of working with Patrick Patterson, a suspect who still remains at large, to forge vouchers which is equivalent to over $6,000 in various casinos in the Billings, Bridger and Laurel areas as part of their scheme that goes way back to 2014.