Richard Marcus originally became exposed to betting doing a teenager flipping baseball cards for keeps. He actually realized that he has been a victim with a cheating trick. Most of his schoolmates are cheating Richard out of his baseball cards in the manner similar to twisted poker dealers peeking on top cards as well as dealing times. Richard lost his whole collection and soon turned to enjoying poker, wagering on horses and in many cases which kind of car visited the block.
Formulating several smart teen-aged scams, Richard scammed just enough money by the time he gets to 20 years old to buy a Mustang convertible, which he instantly drove out to Las Vegas in quest of his destiny to become rich in produced from gambling. Still not sufficiently old to legally gamble, Richard went on broke playing high-stakes baccarat and find himself residing on the streets of Las Vegas with 110-degree summer heat. Busted-out and determined, he at last ended up working at the Four Queens Casino in downtown Vegas dealing baccarat and blackjack. At that place he met Joe Classon, a powerful inveterate expert casino cheater which is playing on Richard’s baccarat table. One night after Richard's dealing shift he meet Classon and agreed to arrange an inside baccarat scam in the Four Queens.
He challenged Richard to create a clever concept to rip off his very own baccarat table. Richard racked his intelligence and invented a special false-shuffle scam consequently excellent that his relief dealer in reality dealt with the fixed hands which has no knowledge the fact that the playing cards inside the shoe were actually arrange for their players to win. The Four Queens Casino has been beaten for $21,00 in 1977.
After his starting cheating career, he joined Joe Classon’s pastposting group, known as the Classon Pastposting Team that consist of Joe, Jerry Palmer, as well as Duke Swenson. Richard has been trained different methods? using pastposting in baccarat tables, craps, blackjack and roulette. Initially as the claimer, the one who gathered pastposted wagers switched in with the team’s mechanic, Richard eventually discovered and carried out every single function of a skilled cheating team. All through his twelve years working? Richard improved most of their particular pastposting moves. His most significant contribution over the developmental front appeared to be his concept on the mix-up roulette claim, wherein casino managers were actually made to believe the fact that claimer fabricated one unintended lucky winning stake, which will eliminated their doubts that this bet may have been pastposted.
After the Classon Pastposting Team broke up in 1989, Richard went out on his very own and tryed up until he met Pat Mallery, a longtime grifter coming from Massachusetts, however, was inexperienced so far as scams in official casinos were actually concerned. Richard promptly observed Pat’s rare skill and cautiously taught him in the art of pastposting. Soon Pat became one of the best Richard had ever seen. In 1994, Richard and Pat started pastposting $5,000 chips in various casinos in Las Vegas, one thing that Joe Classon and Henry Classon would have considered not possible. In 1995, they created the famous Savannah roulette pinching move, called the greatest casino cheating tactic of all time by many professionals from the industry.
After scamming the world’s casinos with the Savannah move for five years, Richard retired in 2000. He has produced five books, which includes American Roulette, his journal with regards to his lifetime cheating the casinos, and also Dirty Poker, The Poker Underworld Exposed, revelation regarding cheating in both the real and online poker worlds. He also conducts cheating seminars all over the world and it is normally considered the most excellent all-around casino cheater to acquire ever lived.
Richard Marcus is absolutely interesting, self-educated, multilingual guy who can talk to passionate and well-rounded influence in many aspects of gambling, cheating, identity theft and many other scams as well as cons in an participating and insightful manner. He made appearances on various vital TV shows such as NBC's Today Show, CBS's Entertainment Tonight and MSNBC Live. He has also become a guest in many syndicated talk shows.
Regardless of the many TV segments with regards to casino and online casino monitoring efforts to be able to spoil all the armies of cheaters and card-counters, no other person in the field possesses the authority and knowledge on the successful expert coming from both sides of the table. Richard is available for TV and radio interviews and could give study about virtually any casino associated issue. Richard can state the thoughts of con artists and criminals just like nobody else.