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  1. Las Vegas Review calls Blackjack card counters cheaters

    In 2002, an article in the Las Vegas Review lumped card counters in with flimflam men, stickup artists and gangsters. You can find copy of the article at:

    http://www.hotel-online.com/Neo/News...DFlorence.html
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  2. Ben Affleck episode

    Gulfnews ran the following headline: "Affleck barred from casino game after cheating".

    http://gulfnews.com/arts-entertainment/celebrity/affleck-barred-from-casino-game-after-cheating-1.1327538"

    The local CBS station in Los Angeles ran the headline: "Report: Ben Affleck Under Investigation For Card Counting In Vegas" as if some major crime took place.

    http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/...ting-in-vegas/ ...
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  3. Edge sorting called cheating by Kansas City Star

    The Kansas City Star called Phil Ivey's edge sorting at the Borgata cheating. But, there are no criminal charges, and the civil suit has just begun. We still have innocent until proved guilty, and a member of the fourth estate should be the first to use the word "alleged" in it reporting.

    http://www.kansascity.com/2014/04/18/4969142/casino-says-defect-in-cards-made.html" title="Kansas City Star calls edge sorting chearing
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  4. Philadelphia Inquirer calls criminals card counters

    Philly.com, a web portal for The Philadelphia Inquirer, posted an article titled "Three men caught counting cards are arrested". They were Blackjack cheats and they were arrested for illegal actions. But, they were not card counters. They were marking cards, which is obviously illegal. The conflation of card counting and cheating is common, and incorrect.

    In this case, the article refers to actual cheats as card counters, as opposed to calling card counters cheats. I am not ...
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  5. Ohio rules card counting not cheating

    The Toledo Blade quotes the casino commission's statement on card counting legality.

    "If someone is using their mental faculties, and they're able to use them to have an advantage, we do not consider that cheating," Matt Schuler, the Ohio casino commission's executive director, told The Blade on Friday."

    Read more at: http://www.toledoblade.com/local/201...WdCiEryV4XM.99
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