The DGE has ruled in favor of players in the million-dollar lawsuit over 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 during the Golden Nugget nj casino spotted a deck that is new of at one baccarat dining table that appeared to be unshuffled. The cards were being dealt in specific order that repeated itself every 15 fingers, letting them know with almost certainty that is complete cards were coming next. Upping their wagers to as much as $5,000, opportunistic gamblers were 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, however before it had compensated out $500,000 of the $1.5 million.
It appears that the cards had been likely to arrive from producer, Kansas-based business Gemaco, in a pre-shuffled state, using a machine that uses complex algorithms to ensure that no two decks will be the same. This deck that is particular but, somehow slipped through the device.