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[ISN] Crooks Spy on Casino Card Games With Hacked Security Cameras, Win $33M



http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/03/hackers-game-casino/

BY KIM ZETTER
Threat Level
Wired.com
03.15.13

A high-roller and hacker accomplices made off with about $33 million after they gamed a casino in Australia by hacking its surveillance cameras and gaining an advantage in several rounds of high-stakes card games.

The Oceanâs Eleven-style heist played out over eight hands of cards before the gambler was caught, though not before the money was gone, according to the Herald Sun.

The gambler, described only as a foreigner, was a known âwhaleâ â a high-roller who regularly bet and lost large amounts of money.

He was staying with his family in an opulent villa at the Crown Towers in Melbourne, Australia a few weeks ago, when the scam occurred.

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